There is no country, no civilization where religion hasn’t left its visible and beautiful traces. It's Egyptian pyramids and sphinxes storing the former grandeur, Gothic cathedrals of Europe, Armenian monasteries and cross-stones, many kilometers of stunning Indian “images” of American deserts, dainty Chinese painting, amazing Japanese art of ikebana and the shapes of rock gardens and, finally, the significant part of world literature, music, dance, art. Plunging into sacred traditions and legends, strange rituals and customs, you can, together with the Radio Vem, penetrate the arches of the majestic temples, be in the ancient shrines of different nations and under the shadows of sacred trees, find out what religion they practice, what kind of life they live, how they perceive the world and themselves, what and how they
There are more than fifty definitions of Shamanism. The differences of opinion are caused by the fact that different researchers consider different facets of Shamanism as most important. However, every time when you say the word “shaman” or “shamanism”, it is clear to all what it is talked about. Shamanism is one of the most ancient forms of religious practice of mankind. The central figure in it is the shaman - a mediator between the human world and the world of spirits.