[Reading] ➺ Riding Windhorses: A Journey into the Heart of Mongolian Shamanism By Sarangerel – 1sm.info

Riding Windhorses: A Journey into the Heart of Mongolian Shamanism The First Book Written About Mongolian And Siberian Shamanism By A Shaman Trained In That Tradition A Thorough Introduction To Mongolian And Siberian Shamanic Beliefs And Practices, Which, Until The Collapse Of The Soviet Union, Were Banned From Being Practiced Includes Rituals For Healing And Divination Techniques.In Traditional Mongolian Buryat Culture, Shamans Play An Important Role Maintaining The Tegsh, The Balance Of The Community They Counsel A Path Of Moderation In One S Actions And Reverence For The Natural World, Which They View As Mother To Humanity Mongolians Believe That If Natural Resources Are Taken Without Thanking The Spirits For What They Have Given, Those Resources Will Not Be Replaced Unlike Many Other Cultures Whose Shamanic Traditions Were Undermined By Modern Civilization, Shamans In The Remote Areas Of Southern Siberia And Mongolia Are Still The Guardians Of The Environment, The Community, And The Natural Order Riding Windhorses Is The First Book Written On Mongolian And Siberian Shamanism By A Shaman Trained In That Tradition A Thorough Introduction To Mongolian Siberian Shamanic Beliefs And Practices, It Includes Working Knowledge Of The Basic Rituals And Various Healing And Divination Techniques Many Of The Rituals And Beliefs Described Here Have Never Been Published And Are The Direct Teachings Of The Author S Own Shaman Mentors.


10 thoughts on “Riding Windhorses: A Journey into the Heart of Mongolian Shamanism

  1. says:

    Fascinating book about the ancient traditions of shamans in Mongolia and Siberia the author provides practical rituals and meditations at the end of each chapter the reader can try out or simply learn from This book gave me an e...


  2. says:

    I have never read a book quite like this before, a book on shamanism written by one trained in shamanistic techniques Though the book had a somewhat scholarly though not dry feel to it, the author believed in the beliefs and traditions she wrote about, something you don t often see in such accounts The book was a go


  3. says:

    I m always a bit skeptical when somebody writes a book about their experiences leaving the industrialized world This book was a nice deviation from the usual genre My impression is that the author, Sarangerel,is sincere about her calling She says her ancestral connection dates to 1917, Tunken region of southern Siberia, throu


  4. says:

    I have studied, practiced and taught shamanism, based on the Andean teachings, for many years Riding Windhorses was one of my first forays into Mongolian shamanism This book resonated strongly for me as my first and strongest connection is to horses I really enjoyed reading this book, even though it is as much a reference book, as it i


  5. says:

    A wonderful companion to Saragerel s other book, Chosen by the Spirits Following Your Shamanic Calling, though less rich in detailed practices Some of the highlights of this one are the chart and explanation of the three souls, an extensive list with photos and explanatory descriptions of the many tools of a...


  6. says:

    A nice introduction to mongolian beliefs and shamanic practices I would have dropped out chapter of divination, though


  7. says:

    Good introduction to Mongolian shamanic beliefs, written by an American of Altaic descent.


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