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This work presents a detailed first-hand account of shamanic songs, rituals, and healing and initiatory ceremonies from all over Siberia, arranged by tribe.
Publisher: Gorgias Press LLC
Availability: In stock
SKU (ISBN): 978-1-61143-905-2
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Publication Status: In Print

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 972
Publication Date: Sep 7,2012
Interior Color: Black
Trim Size: 6 x 9
Page Count: 43
Language: English
ISBN: 978-1-61143-905-2
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This work presents a detailed first-hand account of shamanic songs, rituals, and healing and initiatory ceremonies from all over Siberia, arranged by tribe. Shamanism in Siberia and European Russia introduces readers to the origins and nuances of traditions in Russia that precede Christianity. This invaluable study by V. M. Mikhailovskii will be useful for students of Central Asian and Russian Studies and folklore.

This work presents a detailed first-hand account of shamanic songs, rituals, and healing and initiatory ceremonies from all over Siberia, arranged by tribe. Shamanism in Siberia and European Russia introduces readers to the origins and nuances of traditions in Russia that precede Christianity. This invaluable study by V. M. Mikhailovskii will be useful for students of Central Asian and Russian Studies and folklore.

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V. M. Mikhailovskii

Oliver Wardrop

  • Copyrigt page (page 4)
  • Shamanism in Russia at the present day. (page 5)
  • The names applied to Shamans by the various Siberian tribes. (page 6)
  • The first Shamans and their origins. (page 6)
  • Forms of "kamlanie" and exorcism among the Tunguses. (page 7)
  • Among the Yakuts. (page 8)
  • Among the Samoyeds of Tomsk. (page 9)
  • Among the Ostyaks. (page 10)
  • Among teh Chukchis and Koryaks. (page 10)
  • Among the Kamchadals. (page 11)
  • Among the Gilyaks. (page 11)
  • Among the Mongols. (page 12)
  • Among the Buryats. (page 12)
  • Among the Altaians. (page 14)
  • A shaman's journey to Erlik's realm. (page 15)
  • Ceremonies and Songs of an Altaian Kam while Sacrificing to Bai-Yulgen. (page 17)
  • The tambourine and drum-stick. (page 21)
  • Shamanist dress and horse-stick. (page 24)
  • How the rank of shaman is attained. (page 28)
  • Doings of the shamans among the Koryaks and Gilyaks. (page 34)
  • Shaman leeches among the Daurs and Manchzhurs. (page 35)
  • Healing of diseases among the Yakuts. (page 35)
  • Divination and propitatory invocations of the Yakut oyuns. (page 38)
  • Methods of healing among the Tunguses. (page 40)
  • And Ostyaks. (page 40)
  • Leechcraft among the Kirghizes. (page 40)
  • Among the Teleuts. (page 41)
  • And Vogul Manzes. (page 41)
  • The duties and functions of Mongol and Buryat shamans. (page 41)