This article is from the Religion-Shamanism FAQ, by Dean Edwards, Stef Jones, Jilara, Jane Beckman, Ann Albers with numerous contributions by others.
A spirit which instructs a shaman or other person.
This may be done in visions, dreams, trance, other altered states of
consciousness, or through observation and interpretation of daily life.
Dean Edwards (firstname.lastname@example.org) (August, 1995)
One who teaches or gives other guidance in spiritual exploration.
This may also include setting the individual on quests, rather than