Mircea Eliade - On levitation
Type of Spiritual Experience
A description of the experience
Mircea Eliade – Shamanism Archaic techniques of ecstasy
......... the levitation of saints and magicians is also attested in both the Christian and Islamic traditions. On levitation in primitive societies compare O. Leroy ‘La Raison Primitive’.
Roman Catholic hagiography has gone so far as to record a large number of ‘levitations’ and even of ‘flights’. Olivier Leroy’s compilation of instances – [La Levitation] – is there to prove it.