“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
Outside the snow fell, and we turned up the opportunity with loved ones together, last minute, to go to Egypt. In the summer we went out on vacation, so we decided to fly. The flight went well and we are happy the first thing after the hotel ran to the beach. We have dreamed about the sea that, completely forgot about the sun, a sharp temperature difference made itself felt immediately, not had time to heat up, as my faithful white got burned for a couple of hours, so that was like a scalded tomato, and the entire end of the holiday sat in the room, going outside only at night. The cream of burns was not for him, and I started to think. Sharing the trouble with countrywoman from the neighboring room is older than me by 10-15 years for sure, she suggested a simple recipe that I want to share with you so that your vacation was successful. Take a tablespoon of color and St. John’s wort pour a glass of boiled, cooled vegetable oil. Insist in a dark place for 14 days. Lubricates damaged skin 2-3 times a day. We have helped more at home, as in Egypt St. John’s wort I have found. Oil is stored in a cool place up to 3 months.
Every second person has come up with folk medicine. Here are a couple of tips and stories of our townsmen. Continue reading
At the weekend we all so want to give time for yourself. A little to treat myself. Because every woman always wants to look attractive. My article will be small. Don’t want to distract from everyday Affairs. But at the same time I really hope that all the tips, recipes beauty, you will be able to apply in practice.
You know, sometimes I look at women and think, “Here without major procedures not done”. And then it turns out that it is not so. And very often all are proven, simple recipes and look great. I too always try to use all the simple. Time no extra. And I want to keep the youth. So I share with you simple recipes.
So, the recipes of beauty in one line. And to apply was simple, and not write for so long. Then I smile…
If you have wrinkles, just lubricate the face honey.
Very useful before sleeping, apply around the eyes of ordinary castor oil.
Don’t forget your eyebrows and eyelashes. Use the same castor oil.
To cleanse the skin, use egg yolk and lemon juice. Blend all the ingredients and apply on the skin.
Cleanser use of milled cereal. Continue reading