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by Alan Carter Covell

Free eBook Folk Art and Magic: Shamanism in Korea download ISBN: 0930878574
Author: Alan Carter Covell
Publisher: Hollym International Corporation; 3RD edition (June 1, 1993)
Language: English
Pages: 216
Category: Art and workmanship
Subcategory: History and Criticism
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by Alan Carter Covell. publisher: Hollym, 1993. About this book Northern-type Shamanism seeks ecstatic trance to commune with spirits. Here its psychology and techniques are analyzed.

Folk Art and Magic: Shamanism in Korea.

Ecstasy: Shamanism in Korea.

Carter-Covell, Jon 1981. Korea's Cultural Roots. Seoul: Moth Hous–Hollym. The Eastern-Khanty Shamanism

Carter-Covell, Jon 1981. The Eastern-Khanty Shamanism. In: Hoppál, M. & Paricsy, P. (ed. Shamanism and Performing Arts, pp. 97–106. Budapest: Ethnographic Institute. Please note: this volume is an updated and combined version of Ecstasy: Shamanism in Korea (30878-33-7) and Shamanist Folk Paintings: Korea's Eternal Spirits (30878-39-6) by the same author. Northern-type Shamanism seeks ecstatic trance to commune with spirits.

Shaman's perform the gut, or shamanistic ceremony to invoke the benefit of spiritual assistance, for a wide variety of reasons (for example, marriage .

Shaman's perform the gut, or shamanistic ceremony to invoke the benefit of spiritual assistance, for a wide variety of reasons (for example, marriage, death, moving to a new house). Often a woman will become a shaman very reluctantly, after experiencing a severe physical or mental illness that indicates "call" by the Sky spirit. The shaman-to-be finds relief from their affliction only by accepting and following the call to become a mudang. Once established in her profession, a shaman usually can make a good living.

Jon Carter Covell, Alan Carter Covell. Since Buddhist art in Korea has always been influenced by religions which were its contemporaries, such as Shamanism and Taoism, it is not surprising to discover some impact from the latest arriva. More). Horserider Reruns: Two Recent Studies of Early Korean-Japanese Relations. Jonathan W. Best, Jon Carter Covell, Alan Carter Covell, Wontack Hong.

Jon and Alan Covell present evidence of Korea's influence on ancient Japan in a way that is easy to understand. Japan, an economic power today has always denied historical influnce Korean culture has had on its culture. It has even halted archeological excavations on ancient tombs because of the unwanted reality they may provide. Covell provides some key evidence which provides strong support for the penninsular influence on Japan. Covell organizes the book in a chronological fashion which allows for easy reading. The book also contains many photographs, maps and other visual information.

Please note: this volume is an updated and combined version of Ecstasy: Shamanism in Korea (0-930878-33-7) and Shamanist Folk Paintings: Korea's Eternal Spirits (0-930878-39-6) by the same author.Northern-type Shamanism seeks ecstatic trance to commune with spirits. Here its psychology and techniques are analyzed.The top twelve deities in Korea's Shamanist pantheon are explained in this book the Mountain Spirit, the Dragon King, the Seven Stars who control human fertility, as well as the three magic monk-spirits who walk on water to prove their blood-tie to their father.The later part of the book describes via photo-essays the Shamanist rituals still occurring today those which summon the deities, the "Ten Thousand Spirits" who may arrive in answer to the shaman's call. These include the famous generals of history, who will drive away disease, one general so fierce he walks on sharpened knives, a performance the shaman duplicates without being cut! The female ruler of the earth spirits, a patroness of diviners, also comes and sometimes hungry ghosts direct from the underworld; they gobble their food but cannot swallow. Then Pali Kongju may come, to rescue souls from the clutches of brutal guards of Hell. Also disclosed are the life stories of various individual shamans, the mudang (spirit houses) who invite possession by the gods, so that they may cure disease. Photos suggest the unbridled ecstasy felt when the spirit enters within, the superhuman strength these frail women can exert, evidence of their freedom from the choking constrictures of Confucian lifestyles. 228 color plates and 75 b/w plates.