What is shamanism?
Shamanism is when a specialist can reach an altered state of consciousness in order to identify and connect with the spirit world. They channel these spirits energies into the world.
A Shaman is a person who is considered to have access to, a different world, or spirits, who become dazed during the ritual, they practice healing, and prophecy. Shamans also have visions, work with energies, and have the ability to heal.
“Shamanism is a range of traditional beliefs and practices that involve the ability to diagnose, cure, and sometimes cause human suffering by traversing the axis mundi and forming a special relationship with, or gaining control over, spirits. Shamans have been credited with the ability to control the weather, divination, the interpretation of dreams, astral projection, and traveling to upper and lower worlds. Shamanistic traditions have existed throughout the world since prehistoric times.” www.crystalinks.com