Stunning Images… Summoning the spirits of their ancestors: Shamans from around the world gather in Siberia for ceremony timed to coincide with cosmic cycles

A shaman performs a ritual next to a fire in a remote part of the Siberian mountains.  It's part of the festival 'Call of 13 Shamans' held near the village of Khorum-Dag in Tyva Republic, the geographic centre of the Asian continent

Summoning the spirits of their ancestors: Shamans from around the world gather in Siberia for ceremony timed to coincide with cosmic cycles

  • Shamans gathered in the Tyva Republic – the geographic centre of the Asian continent – to perform the rituals 
  • The festival, called ‘Call of 13 Shamans’ involves a number ceremonies that originated in prehistory 
  • They include throat-singing, dancing, playing drums and meditating in the area that is said to be ‘spiritually’ charged 
  • Among the group were tribal leaders from Mexico, Mongolia, Greenland, Russia and Korea 
  • DNA evidence suggests that Native Americans originated in Siberia, moving from Russia around 14,000 years ago  

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2751139/Summoning-spirits-ancestors-Shamans-world-gather-Siberia-ceremony-timed-coincide-cosmic-cycles.html#ixzz3DFieBY6T

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