Contemporary shamanisms in Mongolia

@article{Balogh2010ContemporarySI,
  title={Contemporary shamanisms in Mongolia},
  author={M{\'a}ty{\'a}s Balogh},
  journal={Asian Ethnicity},
  year={2010},
  volume={11},
  pages={229 - 238}
}
  • M. Balogh
  • Published 1 June 2010
  • History
  • Asian Ethnicity
The aim of this paper is to outline the current situation of shamanism in Mongolia. It examines the relationship between shamanism and ethnicity, the phenomenon of urban shamanism and the emergence of shaman associations and shamanic enterprises in Ulaanbaatar. The study is based on a year-long field-work in Mongolia in 2004–05, during which the author came into contact with the two most influential shamanic associations, the ‘Golomt Center’ and the ‘Heaven's Dagger’ association and had… 
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Author's postal address: Ma´tya´s Balogh