Posted on December 5th, 2001 by

A healing approach that dates back at least 20,000 years and found in almost every culture. The ability of shamans to enter a trance or a state of altered consciousness enables them to enter the spirit world, where they attempt to control the spirits and effect changes in the physical world. While in a trance, they believe their souls are separated from their bodies and transported throughout the cosmos in search of cures for their patients.

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