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shamanistic

Ethnomedicine
adjective Referring to a shaman or an ethnomedical ritual.
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But the government recognized eight shamanistic rituals of provinces as important cultural heritages and designated them as important intangible cultural assets, as part of an effort to preserve shamanism for future generations to inherit.
Whitley's spiritual scenario for California's early denizens is reflected in shamanistic images in rock art located along the Texas-Mexico border and dating to at least 4,000 years ago (SN: 7/20/96, p.
arba- in arbatqun 'pronounce spells', a shamanistic hapax in the MNT (Secret History) and its Turkic/Uygur cognate arva- cannot derive from ab/hab/qab.
Teague and Washburn's work is a detailed and elaborate explanation of how an essentially agricultural culture based on corn preserved its roots as reflected in the fabric structure and color symmetry of its sandals while adapting to changed locales and circumstances over time as it migrated northward and at the northern extent of its migration took in shamanistic practices of totally different cultures.
He has said, "I never thought of my work as shamanistic.
The second two chapters consider the universality of shamanistic magic, its regularly occurring features, and its potential for healing and harming.
He takes special care in recounting the historical contexts out of which theology was developed in Korea and how Korean theology managed to develop its own niche within the shamanistic, Buddhist, and Confucian cultural background.
It is intended as a contribution to the anthropological study of ritual and to the ethnography of Borneo religion in which the study of shamanistic life rituals has been overshadowed by a longstanding fascination with death and funerary rites [author].
With One Voice brings together a wide range of revered teachers and religious mystics from Christian, Buddhist, Jewish, Sufi, Muslim, Shamanistic, and other traditions, who all affirm the same experience: that in the realm beyond the ordinary world, we are one.
The eleven contributors, gathered in February 2006 from various parts of Asia including Australia and Russia, are at the forefront of dialogue between Christianity and shamanistic practices in East Asia.
Volume III samples a range of traditional and alternative approaches, with chapters on the social construction of drug policy, shamanistic harm reduction practices, prison inmate peer mentor programs, and clinical applications of ketamine for treating alcoholism.
I talked about the Celtic look, the shamanistic look, we talked about the hair and the costume and I said I really wanted him to have a Celtic accent.