What is a shaman ?

The shaman is a human being who acts as an intermediary between human beings and spirits of Nature. he or she has a perception of the world that can be called holistic in popular or animist sense of the term. The shaman has to be “sage, therapist, advisor healer and clairvoyant”. He/she is the initiated or the depositary of the culture, the beliefs, the shamanic practices and of some kindf of “cultural secret”. The shaman is found mainly is traditionnal and ancestral societies in which he/she displays intricated ornaments sometimes and practices in secrecy. The shamans collaborating in the DEVAS center are assisted with a translator when needed (french, english and spanish).