Articles containing "Shamanism"


Belief, Reality and our Evolution

Belief

Magic or Shamanism is where we started.  There were no worries about who was in charge as we didn’t have time.  Our initial instincts were good, but then as we got organized and formed nations, the spirit had to have… Seek More

What is Taoism?

Harmony

Taoism is one of those world religions that sort of isn’t one. Many popular Chinese concepts are connected to Taoism and actually in many ways it’s like the Egyptian faith. The basic principle is acceptance of and living with the… Seek More

Astral Realm

Astral

The earth itself has an astral component. A realm of existence that would correspond to its very own astral body. In Shamanism, this is often referred to as the spirit world and even the departed don’t usually leave this psychosphere… Seek More

Religion of Ancient Egypt

Egypt

Ancient Egyptian religion can be summarized as shamanism under the influence of nationalism. Like the Native American cultures, they saw the world as a spiritual place and the relationship between the ancient tribes of Egypt changed over time before the… Seek More

Egyptian Soul and Hell

Egypt

Egyptian religion was both intuitive and rationalistic.  Since its focus was so pragmatic the Greeks and Romans actually saw no reason to compromise it, and translated some of their concepts into Greek or Roman terms. Thus the cult of Osiris… Seek More

Mana and Justice

Egypt

I tend to use the kahuna concept of mana to evaluate any path. Mana is a concept of “proven effectiveness.” It plugs into the idea that whoever or whatever was more in synch with the over arching order would be… Seek More

Shamans and Energy Manipulation

Crystals

What else are crystals used for? Energy manipulation? They can be used for energy manipulation. Have you ever wished you could get someone to do some energy work for you, but don’t know anyone you feel comfy with? Crystals are… Seek More

Norse Mythology

Nordic

Norse religion still affects much of our culture today. Our fondness for feast holidays originates with them, as does the name of many of our days of the week. Their imagery has much in common with Indo-European religion, and is… Seek More

Voodoo Practice

Voodoo

Voodoo is basically African Shamanism. There was a first great spirit, the source of all life and creation, but he created the world not as separate from himself but as an act of self expression. Dancing. As he revealed more… Seek More

Ritual Path

Voodoo

There are basically two ritual paths, and you will find one or the other in any faith. An exoteric path and an esoteric. An ecstatic path or a contemplative, same thing. Though one is seen as holy and is approved,… Seek More