Friday, August 7, 2009

Meditation and Shamanic Journeying Are Not the Same Thing

I just posted an article about the difference between meditation and shamanic journeying at Houston Shamanism Examiner

There is scientific evidence that meditation and shamanic journeying take place at different levels of brain function. Medical researchers hooked up seasoned meditators and indigenous shamans to electroencephalograph (EEG) machines.

They found that the meditation takes place at the alpha brain state, while shamanic journeying by real shamans takes place at the theta level.

To read the rest, go to the Shamanism Examiner web page. Leave a comment and let me know what you think.

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