Shamanism (/ˈʃɑːmən/ SHAH-mən or /ˈʃmən/ SHAY-mən) is a practice that involves a practitioner reachin altered states o consciousness in order tae encoonter an interact wi the spirit warld an channel these transcendental energies intae this warld.[1]


  • Quantum Men (Carlos Serrano Azcona) Spain 2011
  • Other Worlds (Jan Kounen) France 2004
  • Bells From the Deep (Werner Herzog) Germany 1993
  • The Mad Masters (Jean Rouch) France 1955
  • Au pays des mages noirs (Jean Rouch) France 1947


  1. Hoppál 1987. p. 76.