Wushu - An illiterate man writes in a trance state
Type of Spiritual Experience
A description of the experience
Shamanism and Spirit Possession in Chinese Modernity: Some Preliminary Reflections on a Gendered Religiosity of the Body - Mayfair Yang (楊美惠) Religious Studies Department, University of California, Santa Barbara
In 2010 in Xiamen, Fujian, I chatted with an old man who told me that he was chosen by the god to take up the planchette, a forked wooden cutting of a tree, which the medium held in his hands to write out the characters of the possessing god’s utterances. The strange thing about it was that, up until then, he was illiterate.