The steady beat of a shamanic journey in a modern soundscape.
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Shamanism is an ancient, worldwide body of techniques to gain knowledge and solve problems with the help of the spiritual powers in the world around you.
The shamanic journey is a key element of shamanism. In a shamanic journey, you set out into the infinite universe of spirit and traverse places in “non-ordinary reality” to find spiritual help or insight. A shamanic journey lasts only a matter of minutes, but the insights you gain from the universe of spirit can answer questions that have stymied you for a lifetime.
Music is the driving force behind a shamanic journey. The steady, repetitive beat of shamanic journeying music entrains the rhythm of your brain waves to put you in a trance. The music anchors and propels your journey into the spirit realms and, at the journey’s end, brings you back safely.
Shamanism has been practiced around the world for thousands of years, but it had all but disappeared in modern western civilization. Now the power of this ancient technique is being rediscovered, and interest in shamanism is growing rapidly in the United States and around the world.
Shamanic music can be played on any instrument. Often the beating of a single drum is the sound that carries shamans on their journeys.