Hermeticism

Hermeticism

Hermeticism, also called Hermetism, is a religious, philosophical, and esoteric tradition based primarily upon writings attributed to Hermes Trismegistus (“thrice-greatest Hermes”). These writings have greatly influenced the Western esoteric tradition and were considered to be of great importance during both the Renaissance and the Reformation.

Shamanism

Shamanism

It has been practiced by indigenous peoples around the world for centuries. While each indigenous culture has its own unique practices and stories connected to the people and place from which they emerge, many western scholars have noticed underlying similarities across cultures.