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Shamanism is not just about drumming, dancing and taking psychedelics. For me, it´s about being able to sit deeply in your own energy, going further and further – past your own emotions, pre-conceptions .. .going so far within that you reach that state of No-Thing and All-Things.
Your sight and gifts of discernment awaken and reveal to you multiple realms or dimensions. You begin to understand how reality operates in ways that words can never fully express or experience.
Sometimes breathtakingly beautiful, sometimes heart-wrenchingly horrifying … sometimes both, neither – or just freaky.
What I have found is that there are great misconceptions surrounding shamanism because (1) the more external lifestyle attributes of the path become conflated with the path itself and (2) the inner work tends to be neglected.
I also find a great resistance to the multiple worlds that shamanism opens us up to seeing because it makes…
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