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Journey of the Soul


Journey of the soul in Shamanism is undertaken by a shaman, medicine man or healer, to recover or heal the soul of an ill person in the community. The ill person is usually inflicted with disease or some psychological disorder. In a trance produced naturally of by use of psychedelic sacramental plants the shaman travels to the land of the dead or communes with the gods to find a cure for the person. A.G.H


Source:

Drury, Nevil. The Watkins Dictionary of Magic. London. Watkins Publishing. 2005. p. 152