Highly recommend it A lot of wisdom in this bookI
Stumbled Into This And Thus This Book From An into this author and thus this from an I read entitled What a Shaman Sees in a Mental Hospital Excellent read by the wayAs a student and practitioner of shamanic energy medicine I am enthralled with the simple wisdom of Som s lineage and tradition and I love the many parallels to other traditions and modalities His writing style is uite elouent and yet easy to follow an excellent story tellerIf you re on a seeking path or enjoy learning about other cultures and communities I highly recommend I found this book thoroughly fascinating and uite easy to read Though written a while ago the commentary seemed especially applicable with respects to Western Society the Capitalist Machine and the tendency to turn own noses to tribal ways of life in favor of Progress While some aspects were Rehab Doesnt Work - Ibogaine Does difficult for me to believe I respected the stories that were shared along with the sentiment behi Definitely one for the keeping View a few of my favorite uotes from the book This was a good introduction to the practices of the Dagara people and other native tribes of Africa Really shows theifference between modern society and traditional society well. Divination Malidoma Patrice Some bridges paths between the ancient tribal world of the West African Dagara culture and modern Western society Ritual is written with wild imagination careful critical reflection and intuitive insights that will force the reader to encounter the world ane. Solid book on ritual Great personal stories woven together with practical elements of ritual that everyone would benefit from knowing I enjoyed the book in ITS NOT YOUR FAULT depth information on the tribal sensibilities reasons for their rituals and the relationships between members of the community I also liked the amount ofetail provided in the book and the tone of the bookIt made me want to learn and to perhaps visit their communityI also now want to know about my own ancestral traditions and who the elders would be that helped educate others on the ways of honoring elders conducting burials etc This book went beyond interesting to helpful because Som was able to take Dagara experiences which may seem too far removed from a western cultural field of experience and map them to a situational problem His time spent in both cultures gives him valuable insights that are freuently challenging to get if someone from the western culture is just reading about indigenous wisdom I so
Appreciate That And I Realized How Much Of What He that And I realized how much of what he resonated eep in my soma as truth I had the opportunity to participate in a group grieving session recently that was unplanned and spontaneous and even that small experience helped me so mu. The stories within these books
have the poignancy of new iscoveries as well as the unworn imagination of the ancestors The commentary has the sharp edge the poignancy of new iscoveries as well as the unworn imagination of the ancestors The commentary has the sharp edge modern thought and the intricacy which results from the intellect being woven through the ritual complexities of tribal life The Ch in finding grounding in balance in a
world that is seriously awry and for which that is seriously awry and for which rightly points out I have no communal or group support to help me with I found his suggestions to be powerful and I am interested to see how to bring them into my family and communityA bow to the wisdom of the correctly named Malidoma Interesting read about the author and his experiences and how the Dagara view ritual as being necessary to their life Their grieving ritual was particularly potent and I o agree with how badly the West treats grief Typical of indigenous peoples giving stories to teach the practice and typical of westerners to not appreciate it But this one id His writing is engaging and
THE STORIES ARE DRAMATIC BUT ARE stories are ramatic but are reality and promotes envy in my esire to experience community to this level Wish there was of a guide on how to conduct but I think I learned enough from reading his accounts I have enjoyed this book a lot I think it helps you to stop I think about what the most important things are Little by little we are giving the importance to feelings and #Emotions Though I Am #Though I am another part of the world and from a ifferent cultural background I agree with the author in so many statements Urpose of constructing thresholds that bring this world together is to find the powers that can heal the rends in tribal as well as modern communities Michael Meade from the IntroductionVersed in the languages of psychology comparative literature as well as ancient mythology healing and.
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Highly recommend it A lot of wisdom in this bookI