Shamanism meaning

shämə-nĭzəm, shā-
The animistic religion of certain peoples of northern Asia in which mediation between the visible and spirit worlds is effected by shamans.
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A similar religion or set of beliefs, especially among certain Native American peoples.
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The religion of certain peoples, esp. some indigenous to N Asia, based on a belief in good and evil spirits who can be influenced only by the shamans.
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A range of traditional beliefs and practices concerned with communication with the spirit world.
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Origin of shamanism

  • shaman +"Ž -ism

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