The strong pattern of female shamans in eastern Asia has been erased from the history that most people know. Yet women predominated in shamanism of ancient China, Japan, and Korea, and have persisted into modern times in eastern Siberia, Korea, Manchuria, Okinawa, Vietnam, Indonesia, and the Philippines. Today I’d like to…Read More Wu: The female sorceress, witch and shaman in ancient China
(Disclaimer; This form of Magic has not been practiced for, as far as I can tell, at least 100 years,the more esoteric use and abuse of this Art is around 2,000 years old. If any of this could or has worked is purely speculation, and I take no Responsibility for any trouble you my find yourself…Read More The Black Art of Corpse Magic
In Tuva (Southern Siberia), people expect that each class of beings contains singular individuals that distinguish themselves by atypical bodily and behavioral features and capacities. Among humans, such beings are shamans, but Tuvans also identify shamans among animals and trees. Even in the landscape, some atypical places are strong personalities.The supposed relationship that connects all…Read More Will the real shaman please stand up?