Shamanism should not mix with animism, "Sham" mean "fire of spirits" or Sun of spirits or light of universe. Shamman is a communicator with it or them. Shaman's which same mean and named "Kam's" are beleived God "Tengri". Teng-Ri "Teng" mean East or Borning place of sun and "ri" is place of its born in Turkic or Turanic steppe culture's. but the other cultures like mongolic or Tungustic or maya or antic american people's mixed Shamanism and animism. Kamlik-Shamanism is not a Religion. It is personality, teach able and learn able life style or spiritual status. it is transfer in some culture's blood to blood, some culture's: teacher to student or other some the souls of the dead Kam's or Shaman's are annoyed by annoying the person they want to be Kam or Shaman. by the way My family came from Shaman's culture, I have personal experiaces many spritual traveller from them in steppes of Asia.These people are intelligent and creative people with unusual-grumpy-bored characters, proof on poetry and music they proof pharmacy,meteorology mine sci. Yes they talking with dead spirits, animals with forest or animal's some time with spiritual mode they can find water under the ground they can make hard medicine for ilness and Magician type of Shaman's have "Yada Stone" on the their long wand this type Kam's or shaman's can get rain or strom's to their peoples or enemies. Yada Stone is a Mithological story also.
Redfalcon, could you do a discussion on the yada stone?
"">I can't share picture of it sorry, but you can read...
"">When we look at the history of Turkish culture, we find many examples of snow and rain through a kind of magic, with stone, which is known as stone.
There is information on Islamic sources (Arab, Persian and Ottoman) as well as on Chinese resources. In the arabic Islamic sources, hacerü'l metar, Seng-i metar (rain stone) and seng-i ceda (ceda stone) in Persian sources are named as cay in the dialects of sata, Altaycada cata, Kipchak group in Yakutça. ">(one)
">Kashgarli Mahmud, who calls the rainstone, yacht,
"It is a kind of camaraderie. It is made with certain stones (with stones). Thus rain and snow are brought down; the wind is blowing. This is a well-known thing among the Turks. I saw it in the Land of Rape in the eye. There was a fire there, the season was summer; ">it was snowed on this occasion and the fire was extinguished with the permission of the Great God "(2).
">In the Kyrgyz dictionary,
"Caytaş: Güya koyun is a small stone that is found in the workplace and has the precision of raining". ">(3)
">"Yada Stone, a stone that is believed to rain when used according to the way it used to be, rainstone", in an English dictionary,
"Yede is a stone known to the Prophet Noah by Gabriel. ">It is said that rainfall and rainfall can be controlled. "
According to Chinese sources on Yada Stone, it is stated that one of the myths about Göktürkler's Kurdish (Wolf's) descent is that he had seventeen siblings of the tribe of Göktürkler's ancestors and that he was born from a Kurt (Wolf) and different from the others. It is stated that a brother who has a supernatural power and specialties can give orders about rainfall, wind blowing (4). This was their ancestry coming from the Huns. The Huns were able to defeat their enemies by raining and snowing or storms and winds, and possessing the hermits that could do it. It was noted that they protected themselves against an invasion of the Juan-juan, which was strengthened during the V. century. (5)
Was about to add there being Shamanism in Asia , then it is addressed already. It runs through the blood according to my human race as well. Korean.
It is not something one chooses according to Korean shamans, the spirits choose.
All Ashina Tribe family and king's say that also.. blood to blood...bone to bone.
and adding; Shamanism living in culturel traditionally in Asia and in the numerology 3 - 7 - 12- 40 - 99 etc
Now see, I have trouble understanding that numerology stuff. I guess it has to be really simple for me to understand, I have math hang ups, can you tell?
Hello Linda, Sorry I should'nt share. We must save of my private knows about that experiances but I can show you where you can start to shaman path. Please check my all updates from here.
And numbers some of have deep meanings
For example; WHY 40: According to shaman belief, the soul leaves the body after 40 days. this time it can be brought back by magic if the body is properly stored.