Shamans work with the spirit or the soul. They heal illness at the soul level. They gain knowledge from working with the spirits of nature (rocks, trees, land), and they gain knowledge from working with spirits of animals and humans. For the shaman everything is alive and carries information, you can call this spirit, energy, or consciousness.
In order to heal you the shaman returns your power to you.
The shaman also removes misplaced energy.
Shaman is the Turkic-Tungus word for a traditional healer and literally means “he (or she) who knows”
A person who has dealt with their demons so he/she can help others. It is a birthright for the chosen one who has gone within and confronted their shadow side and come face to face with their ego tendancies. The walk a very lonely path.
Shamans do many things. They commune with the animal spirits for wisdom, help with healing and many other things. Shamans are traditionally teachers and healers. They spend most of their lives learning everything they can about the natural world in order to better help their people. They advise, commune with the ancestors and so many other things. this i so not a complete answer, but Shamans do so many things that it is hard to lay it all out, especially since I’m by no means an expert on shamanism. They are a type of medicine man or woman who works… Read more »
they have to do wth spirits and gods… i kind aforget
What type? Which culture? Some shamans “retrieve souls” and some can change into other animals (I guess its upon reincarnation or something).
its different in every religion, but generally they communicate with spirits, gods, and deities