Šamanizem na Slovenskem? Dileme o pojmih in pojavih šamanizma, obsedenosti in ekstaze
Shamanism on Slovenian Territory? Dilemmas Concerning the Phenomena of Shamanism, Spirit Possession and Ecstasy

Zmago Šmitek

DOI: https://doi.org/10.3986/sms.v6i0.1781

Abstract

Are there elements of shamanism in Slovenian folklore tradition, or is it more adequate to use terms like spirit possession or ecstasy? The author’s conclusion, which is based Slovenian data and on comparative literature, is that it is difficult to differentiate these terms in practice. He also explains the possible original meaning of the names kresnik and vedomec.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.3986/sms.v6i0.1781

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