Authentic Core

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According to Winkeman, the "characteristic core" of shamanism is the Shamans use of "ecstasy [i.e., Connection Experience] to interact with the spirit world on behalf of the community."[1]


  1. Winkelman, Michael. “The Shamanic Paradigm: Evidence from Ethnology, Neuropsychology and Ethology.” Time and Mind 3, no. 2 (January 1, 2010): 159–81. p. 165.