Jeremy Narby - Shamanic songlines
Type of Spiritual Experience
Narby is describing both visionary and out of body experience, whose objective may be to heal or learn about nature.
The experiences were usually obtained via ayahuasca.
A description of the experience
Jeremy Narby – Cosmic Serpent
Some trained shamen can coalesce imagery into sound and sing what they hear. Thus music plays an exceptionally important role in the belief systems of indigenous peoples and often the music produced by shamans when they communicate with spirits is hauntingly beautiful.