Australian aborigines and Nostradamus
Type of Spiritual Experience
The objective was prophecy as such this is the classification I have used. The description, however shows what he did to prophecy
A description of the experience
AP Elkin: Aboriginal Men of High Degree, Inner Traditions International, 1994
Such rituals can be seen across cultures, from the Australian Yualai, who initiate a boy as a medicine man by tying him to the ground for a night and burning fires all around him, through to figures such as Michel de Nostradamus who reportedly stared at the Sun while waving his fingers over his closed eyes.