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question on Shamanism?

My friend is away for a week at …..I don’t know what to call it….Shamanism camp?

What goes on there?
well, I don’t know if it is a camp….
He’s just gone for that reason for a week.

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Taitayatar
Taitayatar
10 years ago

Depends what kind of shamanism. The word roots itself from Siberia, but most people think of American Indian medicine men. Africa has its own shamans as well. Shamanism belongs to a “primitive” belief system where everything around you is regarded as an entity or spirit and by going to the spirit world (journeying) you can ask for help or guidance. Usually being a shaman is a lifestyle choice like being a doctor or priest. It is widely believed that shamanic religions go hand in hand with a hunter-gathering lifestyle, and that shamanism was widely practiced everywhere in the inhabited world… Read more »

aisha
aisha
10 years ago

Go to http://www.shamanism.org It is a good website for the Michael Harner Shamanic Institute. I attended a 3 day workshop on journeying. I have also taken soul retrieval training which I found to be very interesting.

Black Aliss
Black Aliss
10 years ago

depends on what type of shamanism… is it core shamanism michael harner style? Or is it native shamanism to a specific culture? I have not been adopted by a native tribe so I have no familarity with that type of shamanism. But Core shamanism, they will do alot of drumming, possibly “sitting out”, meditation, & underworld journey, chances are that they will meet thier power animal. That has been my experience anyway…

carolus
carolus
10 years ago

very antic-prehistoric-science of “evils and good” said to be in all humans- up to date.The only persons are the priests well versed in that science .many visit them for good other for evil designs too.The priest make their ” their bulk both ways”.It;s only a belief where people with “tired mental” go – I presume!Such priest have studied human behavior to some extent to be believed by their clients. I have a friend who went there by curiosity to know what they were up to.They read him well at his face then asked him to stand away.he heard one say… Read more »

grumpyfiend
grumpyfiend
10 years ago

They have a camp?

You should have accompanied your friend to this camp so you could understand it better.

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