Shaman

  • (noun): In societies practicing shamanism: one acting as a medium between the visible and spirit worlds; practices sorcery for healing or divination.
    Synonyms: priest-doctor

Some articles on shaman, shamans:

List Of Shaman King Chapters
... The chapters of the Japanese manga series Shaman King were written and illustrated by Hiroyuki Takei ... The series follows the story of Yoh Asakura, a shaman who enters into a worldwide tournament of shamans in which the winner would become the savior of the ... The series is called Shaman King Kanzen-Ban, or Perfect Edition ...
Shaman (character Class)
... In role-playing games, a Shaman is a character class that is generally portrayed as using spirit-based magical abilities that involve healing and enhancing ... A Shaman generally wears mid-level or chainmail armor, and wields spears and clubs ...
Shamanic Music - Shamanism and Possession
... The shaman actively enters the spirit world, negotiates with her or his own helper spirit and then with other spirits as necessary, and moves between different territories of the spirit world ... In shamanism, the music is played by the shaman, confirms the shaman's power (in the words of the shaman's song), and is used actively by the shaman to modulate movements and changes of state as part of an active ...
Shamanic Music - Shaman's Drum
... 'enlivened' usually by a more powerful shaman so as to give it its spiritual properties ... whereby the tempo of the drum enables the Shaman to enter the desired brain wave state, which corresponds to the number of beats per second of the drum ... In some regions, the skin of a shaman's drum should be cut after his/her death ...
Shamanism Among The Indigenous Peoples Of The Americas - South America
... people of South America, the community shaman, usually a woman, is known as the Machi, and serves the community by performing ceremonies to cure diseases, ward off evil, influence the weather and harvest, and ... the Peruvian Amazon Basin and north coastal regions of the country, the healer shamans are known as curanderos ... In addition to Peruvian shaman’s (curanderos) use of rattles, and their ritualized ingestion of mescaline-bearing San Pedro cactuses (Trichocereus pachanoi) for the divinization and diagnosis of sorcery ...