Saturday, 31 July 2010

Mongolian Shamanism

I just came across a Youtube channel of a Hungarian Assistant Professor sharing his finding of his field research of the social phenomenon of the Shamanism in the contemporary Mongolians.

In this video, titled 'The Mongolian Shamans' Spring Rite', he described the ritual as follow:
short clips taken at Eej Mod in Selenge aimag on April 5, 2009. They show apprentices of the well-know Mongolian zairan Byambadorj circling the sacred "mother tree" until attaining a state of altered consciousness.

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