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Sky Shamans of Mongolia Meetings with Remarkable Healers

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ISBN-10: 1583946349

ISBN-13: 9781583946343

Edition: 2016

Authors: Kevin B. Turner

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Part travelogue, part experiential spiritual memoir, Kevin Turner takes us to visit with authentic shamans in the steppes and urban centers of modern-day Mongolia. Along the way, the author, a practicing shaman himself, tells of spontaneous medical diagnoses, all-night shamanic ceremonies, and miraculous healings, all welling from a rich culture in which divination, soul-retrieval, and spirit depossession are a part of everyday life. Shamanism, described in the 1950s by Mircea Eliade as "archaic techniques of ecstasy," is alive and well in Mongolia as a means of accessing "nonordinary realities" and the spirit world. After centuries of suppression by Buddhist and then Communist political…    
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Book details

List price: $33.00
Copyright year: 2016
Publisher: North Atlantic Books
Publication date: 4/12/2016
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 248
Size: 5.94" wide x 8.82" long x 0.59" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English