Islavin - The Samoyed
Type of Spiritual Experience
A description of the experience
Islavin - The Samoyed, their Home and Social Life, p. 109.]
The means of education was as follows: Two tadibey (shamans) blindfolded him with a handkerchief, and then beat him, one on the back of the head and the other on the shoulders, till his eyes were dazzled as with too much light, and he saw demons dancing on his arms and feet. It must be remembered, of course, that he had been taught beforehand about the Samoyed world of spirits.'