soul loss

soul loss,

n in Lakota Indian philosophy, a condition in which a patient's nagi (soul) becomes detached from his or her body because of neglect, abuse, or rejection. Ceremonies are performed by a healer to find the nagi and bring it back to unite the spirit and the body.
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According to Pratt, when we understand the soul loss involved in PTSD and include shamanic healing in the modalities prescribed, we can bring healing to those who have been damaged by their experience in terrifying ordeals, situations in which their life was threatened, or sustained situations that involve the constant threat of physical harm.
While a person may continue to function fairly normally, "ravaging aloneness, loneliness, and panic often accompanies a soul loss," Kolker says.
The book is organized around the Mesoamerican Spiderwoman, who represents the law of regeneration, with descriptions of birthing and other ceremonies as rites of regeneration and as medical practices that address soul loss, land loss, and cultural and spiritual fragmentation.
Depleted soul, or soul loss, can result in deficient immunity, sluggish digestion, and exhausted nerves, often giving rise to headaches, nightmares, weakness, and serious chronic conditions.
We propose that individuals who are insecure in their interpersonal attachment style are most likely to experience soul loss or splitting.
During a search for lost childhood memories with her friend, Alison, Rosalie faces her own death and soul loss.
Iselin's article as a whole usefully brings to bear on The Tempest several topics I dwelled on in Music in Renaissance Magic: Ficino's De vita, musical furor, musical soul loss, iatromusic, and the flux around 1600 of auralist and visualist discourses.
However, Protestant Hmong in the Midwest, the subjects in this study, do not subscribe to this concept of soul loss (poob plig, pronounced "pong plee") from fright because of their Protestant belief that the soul does not separate from the body until death.
The comparative approach is utilized most fully in the fifth chapter, "Musical Possession and Musical Soul Loss," to my mind the most exciting and original chapter in the book.
Touching it will be disturbing and will cause soul loss.
Chapter 5 is about one of the basic Temiar values of "longing", which underlies the relationship of medium to his spirit guide, illness, the musical repertoire, dance styles and the soul loss that results from the longing out of bounds.
A Practical Path to Authenticity,” shaman and founder of the Last Mask Center for Shamanic Healing Christina Pratt tells listeners that soul loss can occur quite naturally through sudden fright or situations where one fears they will die.