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CNS5345 Shamanism and Dreams

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This course explores the role of dreams in shamanic traditions. Major topics include receiving the “calls” in dreams, healing, dream interpretation, the role of shamans, shamanic misconceptions, and the rise of urban shamanism and ethics. Shamanic states of consciousness and the practice of drumming as a tool for entering the dream state will be introduced. This class will be held on the Berkeley campus.

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