Posts Categorized: Shaman


Posted by & filed under drumming meditation, focusing attention, meditation, Native American, Native American Spirituality, Shaman, Shamanic Journeys, Shamanic State of Consciousness, theta state.

Tweet Share Native Americans, and most indigenous peoples, have known for thousands of years that drumming is a powerful spiritual tool. Shamans use the repetitive sound of a drum to induce an altered state of consciousness. Focusing on drumbeat of 4-7 cycles per second continued for 15 minutes can shift the brain into the theta…
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The Modern Shaman: Awakening From The Consensus Slumber Of Our Culture

Posted by & filed under altered states, Hank Wesselman, indigenous peoples, Shaman, Shamanic State of Consciousness, Shamanism.

By Hank Wesselman In the Western world, when we hear the word “shaman,” most of us tend to conjure up an image of a masked and costumed indigenous tribal person, dancing around a fire in the dark, involved in some sort of mysterious ritual, accompanied by singing and drum beats. But inside that cultural shell…
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