Geser Comes Down to Earth Part 1

Geser Comes Down to Earth Part 2

Geser Comes Down to Earth Part 3

Abai Geser the First Branch

Conclusion of the First Branch

The Third Branch Arhan Hara Shutger

Gal Nurma Khan Part 1

Gal Nurma Khan (Part 2) The Fourth Branch

Orgoli the Giant Tiger The Fifth Branch

Epic of King Gesar -Translation by Sarangerel Odigon. As the Epic of King Gesar is considered one of the longest poems ever transcribed from oral tradition, it is no wonder, as the act of translation of such a poem is a heroic act in itself.

I have re-posted this as a table of contents to act as a guide to facilitate the reading of this text, and have included the index at the end of each tract to make it easier to follow.

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Orgoli the Giant Tiger The Fifth Branch

Incarnate from the right arm Of Atai Ulaan Tenger, Endowed with great magical powers, Having mighty sorcerous powers, With a body forty haraa long, A mouth four haraa wide, This monstrous animal, This demonic being, The master of the Taiga Orgoli the giant tiger, Formed his body In the virgin forests on the northern flank […]

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Gal Nurma Khan (Part 2) The Fourth Branch

When Sargal Noyon Khan had left to go home, Geser led his thirty three warriors, Making a straight road in a land with no roads, Making a pass where mountains blocked their way, Even if the road was far they rode on, Even if a river was wide they crossed it, In the places where […]

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Shamanism of Siberia and Central Asia

Photo Koiti The world of the shamans in Siberia and Central Asia, especially of the Mongol, Buryat and Tungus people (Evenks) is related with that of the Turk people in the High-Altai, the Altaic, Khakas and Tuva and with the Bon religion from Tibet. The tribes living in the northern part of Mongolia (Darkhad, Tsaatan, Khotgoit, […]

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Ancestral Dreaming ~ A Personal Journey with Buryat Mongol shaman Sarangerel Odigan

“No shamanist ritual starts without the invocation of Father Heaven, Mother Earth and the ancestors” -Sarangerel, Buryat Mongol shaman (Riding Windhorses, p.23) I am on the 10th floor of a tall office building at night. Sarangerel is there leading some kind of ceremony. The weather outside is dark and stormy. I hear a loud ‘Boom’ […]

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Urban Shamanism by Cengis

Urban Shamanism by Cengis I wanted to write about some of the experiences I have had becoming a shaman in a modern, urbanized society. I hope this will help other people following along a similar path. I think it’s important right now because we are experiencing a shamanic rebirth in times of extreme change. The […]

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King Gesar

A painting depicting Gesar by Nicholas Roerich. Nice review of Epic of King Gesar – Sandra Ingerman’s Blog ~ How to Thrive in Changing Times written by Pat Hartman Shamans of Mongolia New ! Unearthed from 1995, Sarangerel odigan’s Course on Mongolian Shamanism

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Gal Nurma Khan (Part 1)

The Fourth Branch Gal Nurma Khan (Part 1) In the heart of the golden earth, A place of eternal peace, In the center of the world, A place of joy and prosperity, Where a hundred thousand horses graze in the north Where countless tens of thousands of cattle graze in the south, Where people ate […]

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The Third Branch – Arhan Hara Shutger

The Third Branch Arhan Hara Shutger Born from the head of the leader of the Forty four tenger of the east, Atai Ulaan Tenger, Having been cast down from the sky, Coming from the serene heavens Toward the broad earth, It stood exactly halfway between heaven and earth. As if hung by a cord from […]

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Geser Comes Down to Earth (Part 3)

The Second Branch Geser Comes Down to Earth (Part 3) After this had happened, Nyuhata Nyurgai rode his mousy brown colt, Strapping on his tiny bow and quiver He rode about randomly, Riding fast, Riding mightily, Going at a quick pace, He galloped about his homeland. When he came to one valley He saw his […]

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