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Cuckoo the Informer and Fly Agaric the Communicator

... culture gives rise to such various, often mutually exclusive, opinions as shamanism. The only thing on which all scholars – native and foreign; modern and of the past; medicine men, ethnographers and cultural studies specialists – agree is that shamanism is based on belief in spirits. The sources of this belief are in ancient animistic ideas according to which all things surrounding a man and all natural phenomena have a soul. The Sun and the Moon are spouses, and because of the wife’s incessant chatter her husband Moon ...

Modified: 22.12.2010
shaman , shamanism , shamanistic ritual , tambourine , spirits , shamanistic attributes , tampon
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