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An Overview of Core Shamanism
Core shamanism developed out of research done by Dr. Michael Harner. He discovered that all over the world, while the overall approaches to shamanism may be different, there were key elements in common. Dr. Harner then set about synthesizing these elements so...
Religions >> Native American, Shamanism
"The Holly and the Ivy": a Re-Heathenized Traditional Yuletide Carol
Note: this song, in its Christianized form, was sung at the Lexington Unitarian Universalist Church in December 1999. The following comments were printed on the songsheet: "In early times, when reference was made in song or verse to 'holly' or 'ivy,'...
Holidays >> Yule
Can You Bhoga All Night Long? An Introduction to Tantra, East and West
When you hear the word Tantra, what images come to mind? Turbans and Sitar music? Mind-blowing sex? Most people in the Western world have heard the word Tantra, but few know anything in detail about what it means. The situation in India isn't much different....
Body Mysteries >> Yoga
Body Mysteries >> Sexuality
Pagan Mythology
Is the traditional story presented as an historical event that serves to illustrate part of the world view of a people or explain a practice, belief, or natural phenomenon. The mythological beliefs a culture shares gives shape to its actions and choices....
Paganism & Wicca >> Holidays
The PK Man Seen From an African Perspective
I have been fortunate over the past ten years to have had the opportunity to study the shamanism used in the rain forest of southwestern Nigeria. This is the traditional home of the Yoruba Nation which is one of the largest cultural groups in Western Africa...
>> Psychic Abilities
Religions >> Native American, Shamanism

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York–Shamanism-Traditional - Religion and Nature
See also: Andean Traditions; Shamanism – Ecuador. ShamanismTraditional. Shamanism is the art and science by which one purposely shifts perspective.
Divine Madness The future shaman sometimes takes the risk of
profession just as the shaman's crisis calls him/her to the role of healer; 3) it was integrated with the aid of traditional shamans and their practices.
Shamanism is a worldwide tradition, long practised on all continents.
Japan has a mystical tradition unique among the developed
rightly call this tradition, as it exists today, 'shamanism'. I believe that it should not. Calling this tradition 'shamanism', takes away from the meaning of the word.
Hallucinogenic Drugs and Plants in Psychotherapy and Shamanism

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Park Chan-kyong, who won the short film award at this year's Berlinale with "Night Fishing," will introduce a horror film titled "When the Bell Rings Itself" (working title), based on Korea's traditional shamanism.

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In contemporary, historical or traditional shamanic practice the Shaman may at times fill the role of Medium, Priest, Magician, Metaphysician or Healer.
Shaman - Nicholas Noble Wolf Traditional Shaman
Mar 1, 2007 Shaman from an ancient Native American Indian lineage offers you shamanic healing, ceremonials, classes and workshops.
Neoshamanism - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
According to York (2001) one difference between neoshamanism and traditional shamanism is the role of fear.
Non-Traditional Shamanism - Walks With Thunder, your non
WalksWithThunder is Shaman Born. His grandfather was a Shaman for the Caddo tribe, as was his father before him.
Come Walk With A Shaman

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