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Mesopotamian - Means of achieving spiritual experience 04 Creating Music

Identifier

022209

Type of Spiritual Experience

Background

A description of the experience

Dr Joan Oates - Babylon

A temple hierarchy in the usual sense of the word is nowhere attested.  The temple staff included not only the sanga or chief priest, who was in fact as much an administrator as a priest, various types of exorcist, the naru or singers, and the kalu whose duties included calming the god by music and also scribes and over seers who ran the temple business…

 

The source of the experience

Mesopotamian system

Concepts, symbols and science items

Concepts

Symbols

Hierophant

Science Items

Activities and commonsteps

Commonsteps

Expunging demons

References