Shamaness

Definition of Shamaness

A shamaness is a female medicine person, witch doctor, priest, healer, or sage who has the ability to travel to unworldly realms to bring back healing, information, or messages. While the origins of the word are fairly old, the word was only introduced into western culture about 500 years ago. A male shamaness is called a shaman.

TERM OF THE DAY

Full Moon

When the entire face of the moon is visible from Earth, opposite the sun and unobstructed from Earth's shadow, it is considered a full moon. A full moon occurs approximately every 29 days. 

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