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Where did the shamans?

“Since the beginning of the twentieth century ethnologists used to not too accurate use of concepts such as shaman, medicine man, magician or a wizard to define some entities, endowed with magical-religious powers and found in all “primitive” society. Since then, this terminology has extended to research in the field of religious history of “civilized” peoples. Say, for example, about Indian, Iranian, German, Chinese, and even Babylonian shamanism, meaning “primitive” elements in the respective religions. If the word “shaman” to indicate every magician, sorcerer, healer or mystic, mentioned in the history of religions and religious Ethnology, we eventually get a very complex and at the same time, an imprecise concept, the benefit of which is questionable because there is already the terms “mage” and “warlock” to refer to concepts as diverse as it is vague, such as magic or primitive mysticism.

Magic and magicians we see are almost all over the world, whereas shamanism is a particular magical “profession”, which we highlight in particular: “the taming of the fire”, a magical flight, etc. For this reason, though the shaman is, among other things, also a magician, not every magician can be defined as a shaman. The same applies to shamanic healings: each witch doctor is a healer, but the shaman has its own special methods. As for simanskiene of ecstasy, they do not exhaust all varieties of ecstatic experiences, recorded in the history of religions and religious Ethnology. Therefore, each ecstatic cannot be considered a shaman: the shaman is a specialist in trance during which his soul, as is commonly believed, leaves the body to ascend to the Sky or descend to Hell. Continue reading

Mask for smooth hair

In order to straighten hair, women resort to the original methods and the most popular use of masks for smooth hair . Such masks are difficult to straighten hair but also make it more silky and manageable and they can easily fit in almost any style. Interestingly, make your hair smooth dream of not only those women who are by nature rebellious and stubborn curls, but those curls just slightly curly.

It usually starts from the middle of the hair and on the tips of stubborn curls going into strange shapes. This is especially evident in the strands of medium length and short curls . so if you want in whatever was to make the strands more direct, need to use special masks and styling products as we said in the article “Spectacular styling diffuser straight hair “.

Very effective and salon treatments, for example, lamination of hair, which can be done at home using the simplest means available in every household, as it is written in the article “hair Care after laminating and features of the procedure.” You can also by simple procedures while cleansing and moisturizing to smoothen the surface of the hair to make them look more manicured and beautiful.

Burdock oil in masks

For those who dream of straight and soft curls, we can recommend a mask for the hair smooth on the basis of burdock oil. This unikalnych able to smooth the hair texture and make it visually brilliant. Continue reading

Nasturtium of South America

If you prefer bright Sunny colors, and all shades from yellow to maroon, the flower of the nasturtium is for you! Grow it – one big pleasure, because virtually no hassle. In the spring need only to throw the seeds into the ground, juicy and lush green colour of the leaves in combination with rich, warm shades of flowers will adorn the garden from early summer until the frosts.

And the name of this flower is the nasturtium. She comes from the mountain regions of South America, whence it and was brought to Europe by travellers. It is a herbaceous plant that forms succulent shoots with large round leaves on tall stalks. There are long (2 m or more) and quite low shrub (25-40 cm) a variety. The leaves are plain green in colour and with light strokes, smooth and with a wavy edge.

Note!

Modern generic Latin name nasturtium – Tropaeolum – was given by K. Linnaeus. Looking at the nasturtium, Linnaeus came to the conclusion that their leaves are very similar to the shields of warriors, and the flower – sprinkled with blood on the helmets of defeated enemies hung on pillars that commemorate the victory established the Roman soldiers on the battlefield. To call these columns tropaeolum. Continue reading

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