|STUDIA MYTHOLOGICA SLAVICA
| Znanstvenoraziskovalni center SAZU
STUDIA MYTHOLOGICA SLAVICA 6, 2003
Shamanism on Slovenian Territory?
Dilemmas Concerning the Phenomena of Shamanism, Spirit Possession and Ecstasy
Are there elements of shamanism in Slovenian folklore tradition, or is it more adequate to use terms like spirit possession or ecstasy? The authorís 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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