( [READ] Riding Windhorses A Journey into the Heart of Mongolian Shamanism ) AUTHOR Sarangerel – thetributepages.co.uk
In Ulaanbatar Mongolia and Ulan Ude Siberia Sarangerel at the
Time Of Publication Was Periodically Returning To The US And of publication was periodically returning to the US and 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 "definitions of terms and text when describing anything that would be unfamiliar to westerners The text flows nicely and is presented terms and text when describing anything that would be unfamiliar to westerners The text flows nicely and is presented an interesting wayFor people interested in shamanism as its practiced in the 21st century by traditional cultures this is a 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 ve great 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 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 gave me an even greater appreciation for Mongolians deep connection to nature and reverence for this fragile earth. 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.
characters ´ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ✓ SarangerelGood introduction to Mongolian shamanic beliefs written by an American of Altaic descent A wonderful companion to Saragerel
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Detailed Practices Some Of The Highlights Ofpractices Some of the highlights of 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 Excellent book and great 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 the Slavic religions which overlap with many of the beliefs 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 "feel to it the author believed in the beliefs and she wrote about something you don t often see in such accounts The book was a good introduction to the concept of shamans at least in the MongolianSiberian tradition of what they do how they train the spiritual beings they deal with the cosmology and origin stories that they believe. 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 And A nice introduction to mongolian beliefs and shamanic practices i would have dropped out chapter practices I would have dropped out chapter divination though 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 strongest connection is to horses I really enjoyed reading this book even though it "Is As Much A Reference Book As It Is A "as much a reference book as it is a One of the strongest points I make when working with students is that you
cannot readily take teachings and techniues out of their cultural contextreadily take teachings and techniues out of their cultural context potent and inherent is lost Riding Windhorses keeps 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 that uphold those teachings comes easier and powerfully 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 usual genre My impression is that the author Sarangerelis sincere about her calling She says her ancestral connection dates to 1917 Tunken region of southern Siberia 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. 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 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 the guardians of the environment the