The Path of the Sacred Clown: Where Trickster and Shaman Converge – Fractal Enlightenment

Rather than a prank or a trick for April Fools’ Day, allow me to share this lovely article on tricksters and shamanism.

“If the fool would persist in his folly, he would become wise.” –William Blake Most of us are familiar with the prototypical clowns: red-nosed clowns, court jesters, and Tarot fools. But sacred clowns take clowning to a whole other level. The Ne’wekwe “mud-eaters” were the Zuni equivalent of a sacred clown. The Cherokee had sacred clowns known as Boogers who performed “Booger dances” around a community fire.

Read more at: http://fractalenlightenment.com/25726/spirituality/the-path-of-the-sacred-clown-where-trickster-and-shaman-converge | FractalEnlightenment.com

 

 

Source: The Path of the Sacred Clown: Where Trickster and Shaman Converge – Fractal Enlightenment

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