Symbols - What does heaven look like
Shamans who went in to a trance state through these spirit beings were said to be ‘ridden’ by the spirits – in effect, the spirit being became their guide.
Being ridden is not the same as Possession, there is a difference between being guided and being possessed.
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- A P Elkin - Aboriginal men of high degree - Arnhem land initiation #003291
- Cohen, Leonard - Alexandra leaving #010938
- David-Neel, Alexandra – The god rides her and the pamos goes spinning #016317
- Dr William Sargant – Voodoo in Haiti and being 'mounted' by the loa #024399
- Dr William Sargant – Voodoo in Haiti and the possession of Lavinia Williams #024400
- Dr William Sargant – Voodoo in Haiti. And their gods live in them and they live in their gods #024401
- Dürer, Albrecht - Symbolism - St Christopher #020965
- Hobstones farm #002270
- Isle of Man - Ridden like a horse when out of body #014001
- Jack and Jill #007359
- Mircea Eliade - On Sleipnir #011446
- Mircea Eliade - On horses #000440
- Mircea Eliade - On horses #000451
- Mircea Eliade - On stags and flying #011394
- Monroe, Robert - Meets a hob out of body #000746
- Ross Heaven - Vodou, Hobs and the Loa #011358
- Through the Looking Glass - Ch 08 - 3 Falling off #000866
- Zosimos of Panopolis - The Mushaf as-suwar - 6th Book about the Nature, Book of Imuths #015933