The Black Shaman

Hello. I am Mark Ashford. I am a Registered Reiki Teacher and Practitioner and a Usui Tibetan Reiki Master Teacher as well as a Shaman. I am a published author of books and online courses on Reiki, and Shamanism.

I post a podcast here week on Reiki and or Shamanism. Please Subscribe to Podcast to hear more about these interesting topics. Click one of the following links in the show notes to learn more about our offerings.

For legal purposes the podcast is strictly for entertainment purposes. Listeners have free will and are entirely responsible for any interpretation they place on the show. I take no responsibility for individual listener interpretations or actions.

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Black shamanism is a kind of shamanism practiced in Mongolia and Siberia. Black shaman[1] are regarded as the most powerful of the shaman classes and sometimes known as ‘warrior- shamans’ because they battled evil forces on a “Might v’s Might” basis and were consulted as military advisors. They obtain their power from the north, the North Pole or the North Star, and could be easily identified as they always wore black robes with very little, if any, decoration. The primary function of the black shaman was to deal with demons and the dark gods on behalf of their clients. In this role they were hired to curse the client’s enemies and blight their crops and livestock.[2]

In wartime the black shamans attached themselves to the army rather like the modern padres and helped to win battles using their occult powers. They boosted the soldiers’ morale and performed ceremonies to help in battle. The power of the army was connected to the Black shamans, so these shamans were heavily recruited in times of war. Although not a shaman Chinggis Khan is the best-known practitioner and follower of Black Shamans.

In peacetime they took a more positive role as diplomats, political advisors and emissaries and they oversaw the preparation and signing of treaties with the appropriate magical rites. Black shamans were greatly feared, even after their deaths.[3]

Black shaman also performed hunting rituals, healing work, protection, divination, and put curses on tribal enemies. Black shamans have to be careful to stay in balance, for a shaman that curses too much, will lose their ability to heal and would become an outcast.

Black Shamans are so feared and caution applied to the practices of Black Shamanism that to this day, the Buryat people require anyone undergoing the rights to become a Black Shaman to undertake numerous oaths that bind the Black Shaman not to engage with dark spirits or conduct ceremonies and rituals aimed at harming people, animals, and crops.

I hope you found the podcast enjoyable and informative. Please subscribe to the podcast and click the links in these notes to find out more about our books, Online Courses, Social Media, our Patreon Page to support the channel. Thank you, and I hope to speak to you again soon.

Bibliography

https://crazzfiles.com/secrets-of-siberian-shamanism/. “Secrets of Siberian Shamanism the Crazz Files.”

Rinchen, Yönsiyebü. “White, Black and Yellow Shamans among the Mongols.” Ultimate Reality and Meaning 4, no. 2 (1981): 94-102.

Wikipedia. “Black Shamanism.”


[1] Yönsiyebü Rinchen, “White, Black and Yellow Shamans among the Mongols,” Ultimate Reality and Meaning 4, no. 2 (1981).

[2] https://crazzfiles.com/secrets-of-siberian-shamanism/, “Secrets of Siberian Shamanism the Crazz Files.”

[3] Ibid.

The Black Shaman

Hello. I am Mark Ashford. I am a Registered Reiki Teacher and Practitioner and a Usui Tibetan Reiki Master Teacher as well as a Shaman. I am a published author of books and online courses on Reiki, and Shamanism.

I post a podcast here week on Reiki and or Shamanism. Please Subscribe to Podcast to hear more about these interesting topics. Click one of the following links in the show notes to learn more about our offerings.

For legal purposes the podcast is strictly for entertainment purposes. Listeners have free will and are entirely responsible for any interpretation they place on the show. I take no responsibility for individual listener interpretations or actions.

To learn more about my work click here https://bit.ly/3h3E6I0

Black shamanism is a kind of shamanism practiced in Mongolia and Siberia. Black shaman[1] are regarded as the most powerful of the shaman classes and sometimes known as ‘warrior- shamans’ because they battled evil forces on a “Might v’s Might” basis and were consulted as military advisors. They obtain their power from the north, the North Pole or the North Star, and could be easily identified as they always wore black robes with very little, if any, decoration. The primary function of the black shaman was to deal with demons and the dark gods on behalf of their clients. In this role they were hired to curse the client’s enemies and blight their crops and livestock.[2]

In wartime the black shamans attached themselves to the army rather like the modern padres and helped to win battles using their occult powers. They boosted the soldiers’ morale and performed ceremonies to help in battle. The power of the army was connected to the Black shamans, so these shamans were heavily recruited in times of war. Although not a shaman Chinggis Khan is the best-known practitioner and follower of Black Shamans.

In peacetime they took a more positive role as diplomats, political advisors and emissaries and they oversaw the preparation and signing of treaties with the appropriate magical rites. Black shamans were greatly feared, even after their deaths.[3]

Black shaman also performed hunting rituals, healing work, protection, divination, and put curses on tribal enemies. Black shamans have to be careful to stay in balance, for a shaman that curses too much, will lose their ability to heal and would become an outcast.

I hope you found the podcast enjoyable and informative. Please subscribe to the podcast and click the links in these notes to find out more about our books, Online Courses, Social Media, our Patreon Page to support the channel. Thank you, and I hope to speak to you again soon.

Black Shamans are so feared and caution applied to the practices of Black Shamanism that to this day, the Buryat people require anyone undergoing the rights to become a Black Shaman to undertake numerous oaths that bind the Black Shaman not to engage with dark spirits or conduct ceremonies and rituals aimed at harming people, animals, and crops.

Bibliography

https://crazzfiles.com/secrets-of-siberian-shamanism/. “Secrets of Siberian Shamanism the Crazz Files.”

Rinchen, Yönsiyebü. “White, Black and Yellow Shamans among the Mongols.” Ultimate Reality and Meaning 4, no. 2 (1981): 94-102.

Wikipedia. “Black Shamanism.”


[1] Yönsiyebü Rinchen, “White, Black and Yellow Shamans among the Mongols,” Ultimate Reality and Meaning 4, no. 2 (1981).

[2] https://crazzfiles.com/secrets-of-siberian-shamanism/, “Secrets of Siberian Shamanism the Crazz Files.”

[3] Ibid.

Shaman Energy Card Reading for week 2021/01/25

Hello!

I am Mark Ashford, a Registered Reiki Teacher and Practitioner and a Usui Tibetan Reiki Master Teacher as well as a Shaman. I am a published author of books and online courses on Reiki and Shamanism and together with this YouTube Channel, I host a Podcast on Shamanism.

I post a video and podcast every week for the Shamanic Energy of the coming week. The reading is a general reading, please take from it what resonates with you.

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For legal purposes, all videos and podcasts are strictly for entertainment purposes. Viewers and listeners have free will and are entirely responsible for any interpretation they place on the readings. I take no responsibility for individual viewer interpretation or actions. Thank you.

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Let’s look at the energy in the cards for this week

Fire

Fire consumes, it is destructive. In the forest it removes underbrush, old trees and all that is dead. There is chaos and danger when fire is burning.

Fire is also creative. New plants and trees grow where the old and dead have been consumed. There is order and growth when new things grow.

Fire is your passions. What do you enjoy, what gives you energy, what draws out the energy within you? When I was a scuba diver, what I did during the working day had no relevance to what I did in the evening or weekend as a diver. The passion of fire is the answer to the question, what do you enjoy, not what do you do

Fire is warmth when the sun goes down. But, beware of too much warmth. There is a point where it burns and is painful. To fully step into the energy of fire is to be utterly transformed, like the Phoenix rising from the ashes.

The fire that burns inside us can make us reactive and short-tempered toward others and situations. Fiery emotions directed at others, whether they are family, friends or colleagues can burn you when those who feel your fiery ager, have their turn, and breathe fire on you. 

Remember, do unto others as you would do unto yourself.

Standstill

Stand still represents a pause. Now is the time to pause in what you are doing. Take a breath and relax. When things stall, or stagnate, or when you feel stuck, this energy appears as a reminder that constant action isn’t going to get you where you want to go. Perhaps it’s time to gather more information or just wait until the universe makes the next move. 

Now is the time to recharge. Read that book you have wanted to but not found time to because of all the action you have created or experienced. Go out and play at something you enjoy. Recognise that Standstill is not inaction. It is just a different form of action that will give you the energy for what is to come.

Many Paths

Your Life path lays in front of you. What you bring to your journey is what will determine if yours is a path of suffering, a path of wisdom, a path of bliss, or a path of loss. 

Consider a traveler who met two stonemasons. He asks the first what he is doing, and the mason replies, “I am squaring out this stone.” He asks the second stonemason who is doing the exact same thing, and gets the reply, “I am building a cathedral.”

One has a job; the other has found his calling. He is part of an endeavor much greater than himself. Be sure you pick a path with your heart. That is your life path purpose.

That life path is calling you to take a big, bold step and leave the beaten path. The Universe are supporting your move. Now is not the time to delay, delay may cause you to miss the moment! You have outgrown your current situation and risk losing your way if you do not take this opportunity.

Be sure you attend to both your path through this earth, as well as your journey through the stars.