A nice introduction to mongolian beliefs and shamanic practices I would have dropped out chapter of divination though Excellent book and reat resource for shamanism or magic of the area It includes three Mongolian fortune telling techniues and
a lot of information on the spirits of the land It also provides an interesting insight into lot of information on the spirits of the land It also provides an interesting insight into Slavic religions which overlap with many of the beliefs Fascinating book about the ancient traditions of shamans in Mongolia and Siberia the author provides practical rituals and meditations at the end of each chapter the reader can try out or simply learn from This book Dare Mighty Things gave me an evenreater appreciation for Mongolians deep connection to nature and reverence for this fragile earth Good introduction to Mongolian shamanic beliefs written by an American of Altaic descent I have studied practiced and taught shamanism based on the Andean teachings for many years Riding Windhorses was one of my first forays into Mongolian shamanism This book resonated strongly for Me As My First And as my first and connection is to horses I really enjoyed reading this book even though it is as much a reference book as it is a story One of the strongest points I make when working with students is that you cannot readily take teachings and techniues out of their cultural context Something potent and inherent is lost Riding Windhorses ke. The first book written about Mongolian and Siberian shamanism by a shaman trained in that tradition• A thorough introduction to Mongolian and Siberian shamanic beliefs and practices which until the collapse of the Soviet Union were banned from being practiced• Includes rituals for healing and divination techniuesIn traditional Mongolian Buryat culture shamans play an important role maintaining the tegsh the balance of the community They counsel a
Tunken Region Of Southernregion of southern through her maternal line They were political refugees who fled the country during the Russian revolution and the author chose to return to her family traditions She resides in Ulaanbatar Mongolia and Ulan Ude Siberia Sarangerel at the time of publication was periodically returning to the US and offering workshops to those interested in learning about this practice She presents the tradition in a matter of fact manner without romantic stage dressing or new age rhetoric This isn t scholarly nor an anthropological case studyRiding Windhorses consists of straightforward writing with definitions of terms and explanatory text when describing anything that would be unfamiliar to westerners THE TEXT FLOWS NICELY AND IS text flows nicely and is in an interesting wayFor
PEOPLE INTERESTED IN SHAMANISM AS ITSinterested in shamanism as its in the 21st century by traditional cultures this is a The Texas Rangers Heiress Wife good book to begin with The author provides some historic background describes the basic animist world view practiced by her people and ritual frameworkWhile I don t practice shamanism or the rituals described therein I vereat respect for the tenets and am inspired by the communal aspects interaction and interconnections with all that is respect for other creatures and earth upon which we live. Ommunity and the natural order Riding Windhorses is the first book written on Mongolian and Siberian shamanism by a shaman trained in that tradition A thorough introduction to MongolianSiberian shamanic beliefs and practices it includes working knowledge of the basic rituals and various healing and divination techniues Many of the rituals and beliefs described here have never been published and are the direct teachings of the author's own shaman mentor.
Read & download Ì eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB â SarangerelEps those two aspects together by bringing cultural information history and cosmology together within the book Therefore understanding why SOME THINGS ARE DONE WITH THE UNDERLYING BELIEF SYSTEMS things are done with the underlying belief systems uphold those teachings comes easier and powerfully I have never read a book uite like this before a book on shamanism written by one trained in shamanistic techniues Though the book had a somewhat scholarly though not dry feel to it the *author believed in the beliefs and traditions she wrote about something you don t often see in such accounts The book *believed in the beliefs and traditions she wrote about something you don t often see in such accounts The book a Her Outback Protector (Men of the Outback good introduction to the concept of shamans at least in the MongolianSibe A wonderful companion to Saragerel s other book Chosen by the Spirits Following Your Shamanic Calling though less rich in detailed practices Some of the highlights of this one are the chart and explanation of the three souls an extensive list with photos and explanatory descriptions of the many tools of a Mongolian shaman and a wonderful section on the names and meanings of various stars planets and other heavenly bodies An informative and inspiring introduction and history of shamanism in the MongolianSiberian traditions I m always a bit skeptical when somebody writes a book about their experiences leaving the industrialized world This book was a nice deviation from the usualenre My impression is that the author Saranger. Ath of moderation in one's actions and reverence for the natural world which they view as mother to humanity Mongolians believe that if natural resources are taken without thanking the spirits for what they have Eternal Quest given those resources will not be replaced Unlike many other cultures whose shamanic traditions were undermined by modern civilization shamans in the remote areas of southern Siberia and Mongolia are still theuardians
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