Shamanism originated in Siberia, where members of indigenous tribes would gather the sometimes poisonous and highly psychoactive mushroom, Amanita muscaria. Once it was recognized and classified as shamanism, it became apparent many cultures around the world conducted similar practices. It might just be the oldest spiritual practice in the world – one that is not necessarily based on faith in a particular god, but rather based on animism, the belief that everything is living and has a spirit. Shamanism has had to fight oppression from governments and religions worldwide that perceive it to be a manic and primitive practice. But its mysticism and continued practice has remained strong through its provenance in disparate tribal cultures, many of which had little to no contact for centuries, while maintaining very similar traditions, beliefs, and rituals. Poplar has been used for Activation, Expansion, Portals, Prayer. In Celtic tradition, the Poplar tree represents the Tree of Life. Standard sticks have a poplar handle and an amethyst point. The oak is considered a cosmic storehouse of wisdom embodied in its towering strength. It grows slowly, but surely at its own rate. Oak is often associated with honor, nobility, and wisdom as well thanks to its size and longetivity. Oaks are known to easily surpass 300 years of age making it a powerful life-affirming symbol. “The oak is a living legend representing all that is true, wholesome, stable, and noble.” The walnut tree has provided food and material used for healing since the Roman times. Its long association with witchcraft once made the tree an object of suspicion and fear. Modern witches, however, hold the tree sacred and use it in folk magic and herbal remedies following in the footsteps of their ancient counterparts.
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