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STATES OF MIND AT YOGI AND SHAMANIC PRACTICES

The aim of the report is to highlight the similarities and differences between shamans and Yogis states of consciousness. heir characteristics ill be examined as follows; philosophical system, a system of rituals, value for the practitioner, different varieties of the practices worldwide. What immediately makes impression to the investigator, is not so much the emphasis on similarities, but on the remarkable fact that the differences between yoga and shamanism are complementary. Crystallization of this supplement slowly but surely lead to the realization of a more complete picture of the sacred in the world of two of the oldest techniques for a consciousness change.
Key words: Yoga, shamanism, consciousness, techniques, states of mind

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