Associations to the word «Shaman»

Wiktionary

SHAMAN, noun. A traditional (prescientific) faith healer.
SHAMAN, noun. A member of certain tribal societies who acts as a religious medium between the concrete and spirit worlds.

Dictionary definition

SHAMAN, noun. In societies practicing shamanism: one acting as a medium between the visible and spirit worlds; practices sorcery for healing or divination.

Wise words

To use the same words is not a sufficient guarantee of understanding; one must use the same words for the same genus of inward experience; ultimately one must have one's experiences in common.
Friedrich Nietzsche