ECSTATIC PRACTICES

BOOKS ARTICLES INTERNET

Books:

Religious Ecstasy. Nils G. Holm, ed. Stockholm: Almqvist and Wiksell International, 1982.

Persuasions of the Witch's Craft: Ritual Magic in Contemporary England. T.M. Luhrmann. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1989.

Magic, Faith, and Healing: Studies in Primitive Psychiatry Today. Ari Kiev, ed. New York: The Free Press, 1964.

Oracles and Demons of Tibet. Rene de Nebesky-Wojkowitz. Graz, Austria: Akademische Druck-u. Verlagsanstalt.

The Shaman and the Jaguar. Gerardo Reichel-Dolmatoff. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1975.

The Religions of the Oppressed: A Study of Modern Messianic Cults. Vittorio Lanternari. New York: Mentor Books, 1963.

Ritual and Knowledge among the Baktaman of New Guinea. Fredrik Barth. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1975.

The Night Battles. Carlo Ginzburg. New York: Penguin, 1985.

Shamanic Voices. Joan Halifax. New York: E.P. Dutton, 1979.

Shamans, Mystics, and Doctors. Sudhir Kakar. Boston: Beacon Press, 1983.

Boiling Energy: Community Healing among the Kalahari Kung. Richard Katz. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1983.

The Ghost Dance: Origins of Religion. Weston La Barre. London: George Allen and Unwin, 1972.

Road Belong Cargo: A Study of the Cargo Movement in the Southern Madang District New Guinea. P. Lawrence. Manchester: University of Manchester Press.

Ecstatic Religion: An Anthropological Study of Spirit Possession and Shamanism. Ioan M. Lewis. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1971.

Secrets of the Talking Jaguar: Memoirs from the Living Heart of a Mayan Village. Martín Prechtel. New York: Jeremy B. Tarcher, 1998.

Medusa's Hair. Gananath Obeyesekere. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1981.

Spirit Possession in the Nepal Himalayas. John Hitchcock and Rex Jones, eds. New Delhi: Vikas, 1976.

Burmese Supernaturalism. Melford Spiro. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1968.

Ecstasies: Deciphering the Witch's Sabbath. Carlo Ginzburg. New York: Penguin Books, 1991.

Drawing Down the Moon: Witches, Druids, Goddess-Worshippers, and Other Pagans in America Today. Margot Adler. Boston: Beacon Press, 1986.

Redemptive Suffering in Islam: A Study of the Devotional Aspects of 'Ashura in Twelver Shi'ism. Mahmoud Ayoub. The Hague: Mouton Publishers, 1978.

Egypt: Moulids, Saints, Sufis. Niclaas H. Biegman. London: Kegan Paul International, 1990.

Saint and Sufi in Modern Egypt: An Essay in the Sociology of Religion. Michael Gilsenan. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1973.

A Sufi Saint of the Twentieth Century. Martin Lings. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1971.

What Is Sufism? Martin Lings. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1975.

The Moulids of Egypt. J. McPherson. Cairo: N.M. Press, 1941.

The Munshidin of Egypt: Their World and Their Song. Earle Waugh. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 1989.

Beyond the Body: An Investigation of Out-of-the-Body Experiences. London: Heinemann, 1982.

The Hamadsha. Vincent Crapanzano. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1973.

The Way of the Shaman. Michael Harner. New York: Harper and Row, 1980.

The Jivaro. Michael Harner. Garden City, NY: Doubleday/Natural History Press, 1972.

Shamanism: Archaic Techniques of Ecstasy. Mircea Eliade. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1964.

 

 

Articles:

A Cartography of the Ecstatic and Meditative States. Roland Fischer. In Science 174(1971):897-904.

A Preliminary Model of the Cross-cultural Analysis of Altered States of Consciousness. Ralph G. Locke and Edward F. Kelly. Ethos 13(1985):3-55.

La Khalwatiyya en Egypte: Quelques aspects de la vie d'une confrérie. Ernst Bannerth. Mélanges de l'Institut Dominicain d'Etudes Orientales 8 (1964-66):1-74.

La Rifa'iyya en Egypte. Ernst Bannerth. Mélanges de l'Institut Dominicain d'Etudes Orientales 10 (1971):1-35.

Aspects humains de la Shadhiliyya en Egypte. Ernst Bannerth. Mélanges de l'Institut Dominicain d'Etudes Orientales 11 (1972):237-250.

Cairene Ziyara-days: A Contribution to the Study of Saint Veneration in Islam. Frederick de Jong. Die Welt des Islams 17(1976):26-43.

Persuasive Ritual: The Role of the Imagination in Occult Witchcraft. T.M. Luhrmann. Archives de Sciences Social des Religions 60(1985):151-170.

 

 

Internet:

The Community of the Twelve Tribes
http://www.twelvetribes.com/English.html

HinduNet
http://www.hindunet.org/

Voodoo Spiritual Temple of New Orleans
http://www.gnofn.org/~voodoo/

WWW virtual library - Aboriginal studies
http://www.ciolek.com/WWWVL-Aboriginal.html

Shahmaghsoudi school of Sufism
http://mto.shahmaghsoudi.org/

Sufi internet resources
http://world.std.com/~habib/

Abode of the Message Sufi center
http://www.sufiorder.org/abode/index.html

Threshold Society
http://www.sufism.org/

Golden Sufi center
http://www.goldensufi.org/index.shtml

 

 

 

 

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