Shaman is defined, as per their own explanation as the following:
‘Shä-mən: From Evenki (Tungusic language of Siberia) šamān, derived from the Sumerian ‘sham-an’, Eagle of Heaven.
1 Sham: from the Sumerian ‘shem’ or ‘sham’ meaning ‘eagle’ or ‘vehicle of flight’.
2) An – from the Sumerian, ‘heaven’ or ‘celestial’.
A Shaman is:
- The Eagle of Heaven
One who flies as the Eagle into the Celestial Domains
3) One who is capable of spiritual flight (Astral Travel/Astral Projection can be attained through the means of ingesting plant matter such as mushrooms et al or plants such as Cannabis Sativa whether smoked or ingested otherwise).
- Astral Travel is also attainable through meditation (Trance Channeling).
“The knowledge of good and evil has its beginning in Shamanism. You are in the regions of Hell now”. Quote from the book by Apostle S.D. James the Occult and Satanism 6/10/88). “Shamanism uses techniques of ecstasy in order for men to use them their souls must be sold to Satan”, quoted from the aforementioned work.
The following is an excerpt from Terrance McKenna on Shamanic spirit contact and communication with the spirit world. His description of such is classic occultism and witchcraft.
“We are not talking about passive agents of transformation, we are talking about an intelligence, a consciousness, an alive and other mind, a spirit, which of course have no place in our society. Nature is alive and is talking to us. This is not a metaphor.” Terrance McKenna.
“From earliest times it has been recognized that knowledge goes beyond sensory awareness or the rational way of understanding the world. Entering into a communion with the plant consciousness or spirit is a way that can take us directly to an experience that can show us that there is no such thing as an inanimate object. Everything in the universe is alive, possesses awareness and has a spirit. It offers a significant challenge for the rational Western mind to come to terms with the plant spirit consciousness, and a leap of imagination is required to incorporate the ‘otherness’ of the plant. The magical world to which we are transported by plants is not accessible through the verbal rational mind but through dream language or an expansion of the imagination. Thus dreams and the power of our imagination act like “doorways” and allow us to be in communion (in the true sense) with the plant spirit consciousness” (Howard G.Chairing. He is the author of the bestselling book, Plant Spirit Shamanism (Destiny Books USA), and has published numerous articles about plant medicines).
The above photo is of the Ugandan high priestess called Muhumusa an early 20th-century resistance fighter against the German colonialists. Her followers believed that she was possessed by the ancient Kushite queen Nyabinghi. She attracted a vast following of lion worshippers who smoked Cannabis Sativa. The mythological Nyabinghi woman warrior, was associated with the Egyptian goddesses Tefnut middle and Sekhmet, they possess the same attributes but they are two distinct “deities”, shown above at right of this page. The ancient Nyabinghi orders in Africa unlike the western Rastafari sects that bear its name were led chiefly and in many instances exclusively by women, when a man did lead the sect he was always said to be possessed by the spirit of Sekhmet. Jede Uwechia had this to say about the Nyabinghi priestess and her modern-day following: “As the story goes, the spirit of this African Empress, this dread lioness Queen of Queens, avenger of her father and son, subsists in Africa and the diaspora until this day, manifesting her presence and actions in this physical domain through “spiritual possession”, inspiration and mental transformation”. Through possession is one of the ways in which he describes the manifestation of the (Nyabinghi/Sekhmet) spirit, here then is a clear explanation of a Shamanic culture.