Symbolism - Korean mystic shamanism - Water
Type of Spiritual Experience
A description of the experience
Water is one of the Four Elements – Fire, Air, Water, Earth, but is also a symbol of spirit input and thus a generic symbol for any form of spirit help – wisdom, inspiration and healing
Korean Shamanist Ritual - Symbols and Dramas of Transformation - Daniel Kister
Water applied to a sick person's clothing and offered to drink in a Chejudo healing rite naturally symbolize vitality - the renewed vitality that the community asks the god to grant the afflicted person.