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Shaman's Quest, The

Shaman's Quest, The

By exploring universal themes of spiritual renewal, "The Shaman’s Quest" shows us how we can all find the Great Song of Life and learn to value the sacred

Shaman's Quest, The

By exploring universal themes of spiritual renewal, "The Shaman’s Quest" shows us how we can all find the Great Song of Life and learn to value the sacred

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Sep 28, 2012
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Fairy tales, folk tales, legends & mythology

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The shaman is an enigmatic figure – a healer, magician and visionary who moves between the everyday world and the realm of gods and spirits. "The Shamans Quest" describes the spiritual journeys of four shamans from different corners of the world – the arctic snows of Canada, the central Australian desert, the sacred mountains of Japan, and the forests of north-western South America.

From the North comes a tale of the Inuit shaman Enoyuk and his magical adventures with different gods and spirit-helpers. In the South we enter the world of the Aboriginal elder Kalu, with his sacred desert Dreamings, and in the East we meet Saimei, a Japanese shamaness who lives in a world of kami spirits. And in the West we encounter Baiya, a shaman from the Amazonian forest who undertakes visionary journeys so he may perform tasks of spiritual healing. In "The Shamans Quest" these four shamans finally come together at the mythic centre of the world, and it is a very special purpose which has brought them here – for they have come to witness the healing of the Earth. Exploring universal themes of spiritual renewal, "The Shamans Quest" shows us how we can find the Great Song of Life and learn to value the sacred qualities of Nature and the Universe.

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