Traducción de shaman en Español:


chamán, n.

Pronunciación /ˈʃeɪmən//ˈʃamən//ˈʃeɪmən//ˈʃɑmən/


  • 1

    chamán masculino
    • Religious experts vary from formally installed priests and teachers representing the institutionalized religions to self-ordained shamans, healers, and sorcerers.
    • While performing the ritual, the shaman (witch doctor) dances and enters into a trance.
    • Even Amazonian shamans, when in trance, travel to spirit governments to gain the power to cure.
    • Split into groups to ward off wild animals, bad weather and harmful spirits, the shamans were confidant of their success, though three scouts reportedly were found crying until they fainted.
    • Sometimes, magicians and shamans can provide this advice.
    • Other religious practitioners include spirit mediums and shamans, most of whom are women.
    • Even the most primitive hunting and gathering bands had their chiefs and matriarchs, weapon and tool makers, and shamans or witch doctors who had to be supported, and their part-time services needed subsidy by the rest.
    • Many people consult shamans and other religious practitioners.
    • The rituals are performed under the direction of the shaman.
    • Rituals of traditional belief systems mark life-cycle events or involve propitiation for particular occasions and are led by shamans, spirit mediums, or prayer masters (male or female).
    • It is said among shamans that each is paired with his or her perfect spirit guide.
    • He now suggests they were used as ‘spirit tracks’ by prehistoric shamans who, in trances, travelled along them on out-of-body travel.
    • For millennia, shamans and witch doctors, the therapists of indigenous and preindustrial cultures, made no distinction between physical, emotional, and spiritual healing.
    • Among the Sauk, shamans were thought to be capable of transforming themselves into bears and other animals to destroy their enemies.
    • Unlike ‘summoners’, mages / shamans / shamanists do not call the spirit and let it fight; they call the spirit and use its power to fight by their own means.
    • Evil shamans involve spirits and have what we would call supernatural powers.
    • Religious roles, from shamans to Catholic priests to Muslim imams, are dominated by men.
    • In many rural communities, men and women function equally as shamans and healers.
    • One becomes a shaman by apprenticing to a shaman and learning the magic formulas to be recited on different occasions.
    • In the past, the Kyrgyz people relied on shamans as healers.
  • 2

    (witch doctor)
    hechicero masculino
    brujo masculino