en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shamanism

Shamanism is a practice that involves a practitioner reaching altered states of consciousness in ... Anthropology of religion ..... In traditional societies shamanic training varies in length, but generally takes years. ... The shaman heals within the spiritual dimension by returning 'lost' parts of the human soul from wherever they ...

www.takingcharge.csh.umn.edu/shamanism

Because it is not an organized religion as such, but rather a spiritual practice, ... In contemporary western society, shamanic healing is unfamiliar to most ...

thefourwinds.com/blog/shamanism/shamanism-spiritual-practice-religious-belief

Aug 22, 2017 ... Shamanism is a spiritual practice, not a religious one. ... we train Western shamans at The Four Winds Society's Light Body School of energy medicine. ... of healing and discovery of the invisible world of energy and spirits.

www.neuroquantology.com/index.php/journal/article/download/390/379

concept of the shaman reflects the existence of similar spiritual healing practices found in pre-modern foraging and simple horticultural and pastoral societies ... proposed by the renowned scholar of comparative religion, Mircea Eliade (1964).

www.researchgate.net/profile/Robin_Wright4/publication/271509067_RELIGION_MEDICINE_AND_HEALING_CONTEMPORARY_PERSPECTIVES/links/54c9ca9b0cf2807dcc27e927/RELIGION-MEDICINE-AND-HEALING-CONTEMPORARY-PERSPECTIVES.pdf

May 8, 2014 ... characteristic of ayahuasca churches, has attracted spiritual seekers from all over the world. Healing techniques of the core shamans .... American Medical Association: Summaries and Recommendations of the Council on ...

www.cabrillo.edu/~crsmith/shaman.html

In all human societies there exist individuals whose job it is to guide and ... when they return to society they are frequently given another kind of religious ... Shamanism among the Tungus does not involve the power to cure a .... contact with spiritual beings toward either benign (e.g., healing) or malign (e.g., sorcery) ends.

shamanicpractice.org/new-to-shamanism

Shamanic healing is a spiritual and medical practice based upon the belief that all healing includes a spiritual dimension. Shamanic medicine is a tradition ...

www.academia.edu/4165456/Shamanism_and_the_Origins_of_Spirituality_and_Ritual_Healing

Shamanism and the Origins of Spirituality and Ritual Healing. ... In these societies, there was a central religious gure whose activities were of unparalleled  ...

www.schapera.com/AnOldSkillforaNewAge.htm

The shaman provided healing on many levels; physical, psychological and spiritual. ... is replacing the spiritual confessor, as organized religion seems less able to ... Nevertheless, all our tribal societies as well as our ancestors - and cultures ...