Articles about aspects of shamanism and the use of ritual objects by Nicholas Breeze Wood (unless otherwise stated)
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GENERAL SHAMANISM

So, What Actually is Shamanism?

Working with Altars

Creating Sacred Space

The Poetry of Things - an Interview with Nicholas Breeze Wood

Working with Rattles (by Jonathan Horwitz)

The Swastika - The Heart of Compassion


MONGOLIA - SIBERIA - ASIA - FAR NORTHERN EUROPE

Shanar - Shamanic Initiation in Mongolia

Ritual Dolls in Shamanism and Buddhism

The Shaman Transformed - Gender and Sexuality in Siberian Shamanism

Shamans Fringed Face Masks

Tengerism - the spirituality behind Siberian and Mongolian shamanism

The Shamanic Blacksmith Spirit

Central Asian Carpets - Shamanic Themes and History

The Shaman's Jaw Harp (By Jonathan Cope)

Ongon - Spirit Houses of Siberia (By Whitney Reese and Stuart Boag)


The Shaman's Mirrors of Tibet, Mongolia and Siberia

Siberian Shaman's Drums

Siberian Shaman's Coats

Objects of Power on Siberian Shamans Coats (By Maria Czaplicka)

Tiger Bells

Chinese Coins in Divination and Shamanism

The Islamic Shamanism of Kazakhstan
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The Use of Snake Symbolism in Mongolian and Siberian Shamanism

The Golden Art of the Ancient Scythians

Sami Shaman's Drums


TIBET AND NEPAL

Healing by killing spirits through the Liberation and Ransom Ceremony

Tiger Symbolism in Tibetan Magic and Shamanism

Blessings and Protection Cords in Tibetan Buddhism and Mongolian Shamanism

Ro Langs - the Zombies of Tibet

Nagas - Serpant Spirits of Central Asia and Tibet

Lhapa - Buddhist Shamans of Tibet

Tibetan Prayer Beads - Their use in Magic and Divination

The Tibetan use of Human Bones in Sacred Objects

An interview with the Tibetan State Oracle

Kanglings - Human Thighbone Trumpets (By David Chapman)

Padmasambhava and Nepalese and Tibetan Shamanism

Phurba - Ritual Demon Dagger and World Tree of Nepal and Tibet (By Peggy Malnati

The Killing of Demons - Healing Work with the Phurba

gZi Stones of Tibet (by James Wainwright)


NATIVE AMERICA

Native American Trade Blankets

An Introduction to Peyote Stitch Beadwork

Peyote Rattles

Native American Pipe Bags

The Native American Pipe Ceremony

Diné (Navaho) Sand Painting Traditions

The Sacred Six Directions

Q'ero Mesa Altar Bundles


OTHER TRADITIONs

Women's Shamanism in the Philippines

Sorcery in Iceland

Sacred Traditions of Polynesia

Ancient Pagan Healers of Poland

The Djinn - Spirits of the Desert

Protection from the Djinn - Tuareg Magic and Amulets


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