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Shamanism

Shamanism is premised on the belief that the visible world is pervaded by invisible spirits that affect the lives of the living. Intermediaries known as shamans are believed to have contact with these forces and to be able to cure illness, foretell the future, and control natural events. Some societies distinguish shamans who cure from sorcerers who harm, while others believe that all shamans have both curative and deadly powers. What methods do shamans use to make contact with the spirit world? More…Discuss

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From “Mircea Eliade et La Redecouverte du Sacre” by Paul Barba-Négra 1987 FR3


Română: Casa unde a trăit scriitorul Mircea El...

Română: Casa unde a trăit scriitorul Mircea Eliade între 1934-1940 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)


From “Mircea Eliade et La Redecouverte du Sacre” by Paul Barba-Négra 1987 FR3

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