Re: Shaman -(spiritual healing)
- --- In GnosticThought@yahoogroups.com, old bob <bbferrier@...> wrote:
>Hi Ruth or Bob or whoever you are ;-),
> Humorous? Maybe but I speak of my experiences
> expecting the same reactions. It seems to me that
> shamanism gets so little press compared with other
> spiritual events. In most forums when I say the word,
> I get a lot of polite 'oh yeh's and 'uh kinda like's
> and the subject gets changed to something more
> fashionable. I've learned to simply keep my
> experiences to myself, except in this group, of all
> places. The link you provided is interesting and I,
> for one, would like to hear more of your ideas. A word
> about myself. I've been accused of being shaman but I
> don't think I'm there yet.
> Ruth and old bob
I think in Gnosticism we are all our own shamans. In religions the
priests, preachers, gurus, etc are shamans.
- --- In GnosticThought@yahoogroups.com, "Jonathan McGregor Bethel"
> I know it sounds humorous, but I consider myself an Urban Shaman. My
> Shamanic name is Seshua. Here is a link with R U Sirius, the writer
> Timothy Leary's last book and writer for Wired Magazine, about twolife
> changing Shamanic visions I have had:Hi Seshua,
I don't understand. Why do you think it sounds humorous to consider
yourself an urban shamon?
- --- In GnosticThought@yahoogroups.com, rosiolady@... wrote:
> In a message dated 4/28/2006 5:24:22 A.M. Pacific Standard Time,
> bbferrier@... writes:
> Hi Jen
> Yeh, you can see why I was reluctant to post this
> question to Sky. Shamanism is practically off topic
> here. Just taking advantage of Skys knowlege on my
> part. If you think its off topic, I'll delete it.
> What do you think?
> Ruth and old bob
> I sure hope Shamanism is not off-topic here! I'd like to know
> it. I've been on this list a while and have seen near-offensiveand down-right
> offensive ideas posted from time to time, but as long as we don'tget too
> mean in our exchanges, the dear moderators leave us alone.There's no way
> talking about Shamanism qualifies as mean.Shamanism isn't off topic here.