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Mircea Eliade - On the Ghost Dance religion

Identifier

011448

Type of Spiritual Experience

Background

A description of the experience

Mircea Eliade – Shamanism Archaic techniques of ecstasy

The founder of the Ghost Dance religion, like all the principal prophets of that mystical movement, had an ecstatic experience that determined his career.  He climbed a mountain in trance and met a beautiful woman dressed in white, who revealed to him that the Master of Life was on the summit of the mountain

The source of the experience

Native American Indians

Concepts, symbols and science items

Concepts

Symbols

Mountain

Science Items

Activities and commonsteps

Activities

Commonsteps

References