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In Jungian psychology, the psychopomp is a mediator between the unconscious and conscious realms. It is symbolically personified in dreams as a wise man or woman, or sometimes as a helpful animal. In many cultures, the shaman also fulfills the role of the psychopomp. This may include not only accompanying the soul of the dead, but also vice versa: to help at birth, to introduce the newborn child's soul to the world (p. 36 of).[2] This also accounts for the contemporary title of "midwife to the dying", or "End of Life Doula" which is another form of psychopomp work. By region[edit] Africa[edit] Dead ancestors Egypt[edit] Nigeria[edit] Americas[edit] Aztec[edit] Xolotl Cahuilla[edit] Muut Inuit[edit] Mayan[edit] Ixtab United States[edit] Asia[edit] China[edit] Japan[edit] Shinigami Mesopotamia[edit] Namtar Persia[edit] Mithra Philippines[edit] Europe[edit] Anglo-Saxon[edit] Wōden Celtic[edit] Etruscan[edit] Greek[edit] Norse[edit] Roman[edit] Slavic[edit] Spanish[edit] Santa Compaña Welsh[edit] Gwyn ap Nudd Polynesia[edit] Related:  Personajes teratológicos Espantos Devoradores Asustaniños Tragantia Barquero

Adlivun When an Inuk dies, they are wrapped in caribou skin and buried. Elderly corpses have their feet pointing towards west or southwest, while children's feet point east or southeast and young adults towards the south. Three days of mourning follow, with relatives staying in the deceased's hut with nostrils closed by a piece of caribou skin. After three days, the mourners ritualistically circle the grave three times, promising venison to the spirit, which is then brought when the grave is visited. The psychopomps Pinga and Anguta bring the souls of the dead to Adlivun, where they must stay for one year before moving on. Passage des exotes - par Zéno Bianu Mais l'intention du voyageur fut-elle jamais géographique ? Pour­quoi décidai-je d'aller ailleurs qu'ici ? Sans doute je voulais quitter quelque chose. Et ce désir de fuite, cette volonté de partance ne sont pas à dédaigner, Il y aura toujours, heureusement, des Charleville et des Rimbaud pour les fuir! Et l'on ne change jamais assez souvent de boussole, Appel d'air! Il fallait aussi retrouver quelque chose de cette contagion de la tendresse à l'œuvre dans les lectures de l'enfance, et en premier lieu les récits d'aventures. Se révélaient ici l'espace romanesque de la trajectoire, un trésor de visions et par-dessus tout l'apprentissage de cette esthétique du divers chère à Segalen ("les remous pleins d'ivresse du grand fleuve Diversité"). Comme si tout ce qui nous constituait dans l'espace du social, il n'y a encore qu'un instant, était devenu des plus improbables.

Hermes Hermes is a god of transitions and boundaries. He is quick and cunning, and moved freely between the worlds of the mortal and divine, as emissary and messenger of the gods,[1] intercessor between mortals and the divine, and conductor of souls into the afterlife. He is protector and patron of travelers, herdsmen, thieves,[2] orators and wit, literature and poets, athletics and sports, invention and trade.[3] In some myths he is a trickster, and outwits other gods for his own satisfaction or the sake of humankind. His attributes and symbols include the herma, the rooster and the tortoise, purse or pouch, winged sandals, winged cap, and his main symbol is the herald's staff, the Greek kerykeion or Latin caduceus which consisted of two snakes wrapped around a winged staff.[4] Etymology[edit] Mythology[edit] Early Greek sources[edit] Hermes with his mother Maia. Kriophoros Hermes (which takes the lamb), late-Roman copy of Greek original from the 5th century BC. Hellenistic Greek sources[edit]

World Pantheist Movement The World Pantheist Movement (WPM) is the world's largest organization of people associated with pantheism, a philosophy which asserts that spirituality should be centered on nature. The WPM promotes strict naturalistic pantheism without belief in any supernatural beings, realms, or powers. Beliefs and practices[edit] The official views of the World Pantheist Movement are listed in the nine points of the Belief Statement (see external links). The specific Statement is as follows:[1] 1. The WPM encourages wonder and awe at the beauty and mystery of the Universe and fosters the full range of positive emotional responses to life. It respects the scientific method as humanity's most accurate approach for deepening its understanding of nature, while accepting that science is a never-ending quest and that some technologies have created massive social and environmental problems. It does not prescribe any particular set of religious practices, instead leaving the matter up to individuals.

Le souffle du Sinaï - par Jean-Yves Leloup Le désert d'Abraham Avant Moïse et le Sinaï, il y eut Abraham, le premier à faire un pas hors de lui-même vers l'Inconnu, vers l'Autre qui l'appelait du plus loin de son silence. Alors, la terre prit des allures de chemin, et Abraham comprit que la vie est une longue marche dans le désert. "Yhwh dit à Abrâm : va vers toi-même, quitte ton pays, ta parenté, la maison de ton père, va vers le lieu que je te montrerai." (Genèse 12/1) Aller dans le désert, c'est d'abord "partir vers soi-même". Mais cette marche à travers le silence, vers l'infini et le sans limite de soi-même n'est pas démarche d'anéantissement; elle renoue avec ce que l'homme a d'Éternel, cet Éternel qu'il est lui-même et que lui voilent les occupations et les préoccupations du temps. Le Dieu d'Abraham, d'Isaac et de Jacob, Présence ardente et Silencieuse, Présence de l'Être, Présence de l'Autre, qui nous efface et qui nous fonde. Le premier désert de Moïse

conexion del inframundo con las riquezas Is rotten egg gas the fountain of youth? | Hydrogen sulphide In the hunt for ways to extend life, scientists are turning to an unlikely source: the gas that gives rotten eggs their distinctive foul smell. Hydrogen sulphide - maligned for its toxic and explosive properties - may slow ageing and block damaging chemical reactions inside cells, according to scientists in China, who reviewed studies on the malodorous gas and its effects on the cardiovascular and nervous systems. Hydrogen sulphide activates a gene implicated in longevity in a similar way to resveratrol, an antioxidant in red wine that GlaxoSmithKline tried unsuccessfully to turn into a drug, scientists found. Unlike resveratrol, hydrogen sulphide is made by the body. Pills that boost levels of the compound may one day prolong life while tapping into a dietary supplement market that's worth $US28 billion a year in the US alone. Advertisement Chemical Weapon Colourless and flammable, hydrogen sulphide was used briefly in warfare during the First World War as a chemical weapon. Greek fates

Infinity Imagined A stereo image of Jupiter’s atmosphere, derived from data collected by the Juno spacecraft during perijove 3. These images, taken at different point in the orbit, can be combined to reveal the 3D structure and relief of clouds in the southern atmosphere. To see the image in 3D, relax the eyes until the white circles overlap, then look at the image. Alternatively the image can be viewed with Google Cardboard or another VR device. Image source: NASA Processing: James Tyrwhitt-Drake (Source:

Navia (mitología) Navia es un diosa precéltica de origen indoeuropeo . Se discute su origen y pertenencia a algún grupo étnico ( cultura campaniforme , cultura de los campos de urnas o cultura de La Tène ). De género femenino, se la suele considerar una diosa de la fecundidad . Su nombre se encuentra por todo el noroeste de la península ibérica con el nombre de Nauia (al norte del Miño) o su variante Nabia (en el sur) con una veintena de epígrafes documentando su culto en un área que incluye a Galaicos , Lusitanos y Astures . La interpretación mayoritaria defiende un carácter acuático para Navia (así Blázquez, Coelho, Ferreira da Silva y otros). Blanca García ha explicado la vinculación de Nabia con los ríos a partir de la concepción céltica del agua como elemento característico del acceso al más allá: desde esta perspectiva, Nabia sería una divinidad soberana facilitadora del acceso al allende a través del agua.

Survival International Survival International is a human rights organisation formed in 1969 that campaigns for the rights of indigenous tribal peoples and uncontacted peoples, seeking to help them to determine their own future. Their campaigns generally focus on tribal people's fight to keep their ancestral lands. Survival works for the people who they call "some of the most vulnerable on earth". A part of their mission is to educate people from misconceptions that help justify violations of human rights against indigenous people, and the risks that they face from the advancement of corporations, governments and also good intentions based on an idea of "development" that is forced upon them. Survival believes that in fact their alternative way of living is not lacking, they represent a model of sustainability in the environment that they are a part of and they possess a rich culture from which we could learn. History[edit] Structure and aims[edit] Survival has supporters in 82 countries. Tribes[edit] Media[edit]

Baphomet "Bahomet" redirects here. It is not to be confused with Bahamut. The 19th century image of a Sabbatic Goat, created by Eliphas Levi. The arms bear the Latin words SOLVE (separate) and COAGULA (join together), i.e., the power of "binding and loosing" usurped from God and, according to Catholic tradition, from the ecclesiastical hierarchy acting as God's representative on Earth. The original goat pentagram first appeared in the book "La Clef de la Magie Noire" by French occultist Stanislas de Guaita, in 1897. Baphomet (/ˈbæfɵmɛt/; from Medieval Latin Baphometh, Baffometi, Occitan Bafometz) is a term originally used to describe an idol or other deity that the Knights Templar were accused of worshiping, and that subsequently was incorporated into disparate occult and mystical traditions. §History[edit] The name Baphomet appeared in July 1098 in a letter by the crusader Anselm of Ribemont: Two Templars burned at the stake, from a French 15th-century manuscript §Alternative etymologies[edit]

Psicompompos Friends of Peoples Close to Nature Friends of Peoples Close to Nature (fPcN) is a non-governmental human rights organization that works in the field of indigenous rights. The organization is dedicated to the survival of tribal peoples, in particular hunter-gatherers.[1] They believe that these people are "the first and the last societies on Earth to have a non-exploitative relationship with the natural world", and they define their task as an organization in helping them to "preserve their unique cultures from enforced assimilation, the ideologies of 'progress' and 'growth' and absorption in the global economy". The organization was founded in Germany, with several partner organizations having since then been established in different countries. Mission[edit] Origin and structure[edit] Peoples[edit] Among the peoples they have worked with are:[1] Documentary films[edit] In 2003, fPcN released the documentary Papua Merdeka. See also[edit] References[edit] External links[edit]

Mage Un article de Wikipédia, l'encyclopédie libre. Un mage (du persan magis) désigne à l'origine un disciple de Zarathoustra. Par extension, le terme est également utilisé comme synonyme de « magicien ». Jacques Duchesne-Guillemin, spécialiste des religions d'Iran, distingue les sens suivants du mot « mages »[1] : Les Mages et Hérodote[modifier | modifier le code] Livre I (Histoire-Hérodote) Chapitre 140. « Ces usages m’étant connus, je puis en parler d’une manière affirmative ; mais ceux qui se pratiquent relativement aux morts étant cachés, on n’en peut rien dire de certain. Notes et références[modifier | modifier le code] ↑ Jacques Duchesne-Guillemin, dans Dictionnaire des religions, Paris, PUF, 1984, p. 988-989, 1069. Voir aussi[modifier | modifier le code] Bibliographie[modifier | modifier le code] Émile Benveniste, Les Mages dans l'ancien Iran, Paris, 1938.J.