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By Michael Ripinsky-Naxon

Ripinsky-Naxon explores the middle and essence of shamanism by means of its ritual, mythology, symbolism, and the dynamics of its cultural strategy. In facing the elemental parts of shamanism, the writer discusses the shamanistic adventure and enlightenment, the interior own problem, and the numerous elements entailed within the function of the shaman.

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