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.

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House

In astrology, the planets only tell part of the story. In your natal chart, or in a transit report, the placement of the planets tells how they are likely to influence things. The astrological houses tell where these influences are likely to occur.

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