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Korean shaman Culture and traditions

Guide to South Korea for travelers

Korean shamans

Today I’d like to talk about evil spirits, or rather the people who are here in Korea has made communication with all sorts of otherworldly forces, the source of its existence.

I must say that they not only exist in Korea. And now in Russia, many turn to expensive services of sorcerers, witch doctors, specialists (if the word specialist is applicable here) on removing the damage. Poizyskannee to the public is in Russia the crowd of psychics, all sorts of the followers of Castaneda and Co.

However, not to digress, tonight is not about Russia, and Korea. By and large, be called superstitious Koreans did not. Here, perhaps, played a role three factors. First, Korea is now in General — a very educated country. Secondly, Korea — it’s a Christian country, and serious Christianity (forget about Russia) is incompatible with superstition. Thirdly, Korea — prosperous and stable country, but waves of interest into all hell is always accompanied by social crises. Nevertheless, some superstitions exist in Korea, which means that there are people who have made them their profession.

The role of Russian sorcerers and psychics in Korea for several millennia, the shamans perform. Shamanism for a long time was, along with Buddhism and Confucianism, Continue reading

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