Among the Waorani indigenous people of Ecuador, the shaman is called menye waempo, “jaguar father,” and his wife menye baada, “jaguar mother.” The jaguar is sacred to these people and grants the shaman his power. Male shamans of Norse tradition are sometimes referred to as Seidhr men. Thank you. We particularly love this ‘o’ ending. Required fields are marked *. Carmentis is a sassy, but slightly obscure baby name, meaning ‘healer’. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great. Asa is a given name in several parts of the world. Whether you spell it as Raffaella, Rafaela, or Raphaela, this beautiful name will forever conjure images of a woman with dark eyes and long flowing hair. Arpachshad, a Hebrew name, meaning ‘healer or releaser’, is the name of one of the sons of Shem, the eldest son of Noah. JAVASCRIPT IS DISABLED. Some of the names are exclusively Roman. It’s reported that in the US, Lee began as a name to honor Robert E Lee, the Confederate Army commander. You might be able to find a Native American who is also a practitioner of shamanism, but you must take care to be respectful by first understanding the views of the tribe and the healer of that particular tribe. Information on the practices of women healers must be ''carefully teased out of a few surviving works written by women healers, from relics and artifacts, from myth and song, and from what was written about women. She named her daughter Rafaela and son Memphis. In English, it means ‘meadow’, but in Celtic, Leigh means ‘healer’. Asa - AY-sə. She was the first African-American to win Wimbledon. Where can I go for Online Training in Shamanism? Hi, Thanks for this article, the names Bean Feasa and Fear Feasa are the ancient spiritual healers of Ireland and do similar things to Shaman. Shaushka, the name of the goddess of war, fertility, and healing, in the Hittite mythology has never really been hyper trendy but has always proven to stand the test of time. This name was also used by Shakespear. Tell us by commenting below. The best way to find a Native American healer in your area, is to find out what tribes are located near you. This light and airy name is multi-cultural, beautiful, and somewhat neglected. Acantha was beloved by Apollo, according to Greek legends. Someone said my guide was Hontas bit I cannot find anything out about her and person that told me my guides name has not answered any of my questions. Here is my own site for your information. So keeping relate issues in mind, use this list as a starting point in your exploration of spiritual healers within culture. Some are even highly insulted by this term. You can also add: “Lukomor” or “Lukomon” for the Etruskan Shamans, that could turn themselfes to storm and lightning, to fight the enemy. ), Kahuna – sometimes considered the Hawaiian word for Shaman Molfar (Mol’Farka) – Folk Healers in the Ukraine Szeptuchy (Szeptuchami) – Poland Healers Miko – Female Shaman in Japan, also ichiko which means “shaman child” and reibai for a medium, Eem – Healers of Karuk Tribe of California  (Saw in Book – Historical Dictionary of Shamanism) Alumbrada – Enlightened or Illuminated Healer in Spanish (called False Mystics during the inquisition.) The Greek mythology encircling the figure of Chiron, The Wounded Healer, is of great assistance in helping us acquire a deeper understanding of the archetypal energies reflected by the Chiron in our sky. Even her temples are constructed near the thermal springs and healing wells. Hopefully it will serve as a good starting point for your explorations of this topic. Its namesake is Wong Kar-wai, the Hong Kong, film director. Galena is the female version of Galen and means ‘healer or calm’. Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Discussion in 'Gotham City (General Gameplay)' started by Blue Spectrex, Aug 10, 2013. Tang-ki – the Chinese name for a shaman (also fu-chi which seems to relate to a mediumship involving writing. Iason is the root word from which we get the classic name, Jason. Illias – This is a Hebrew name meaning Jehovah is God; Iola – This name has both Greek and Welsh origins. Last updated: 07 February 2012 First published: 16 September 2002 16 September 2002 Galen means ‘calm or healer’. I’m looking for my Native American teacher in shamanism. And he may not necessarily be a physician, but someone who helps people when they need him emotionally is what we are talking about. Additionally, Sahagun refers to classes of religious specialists not affiliated with the established priesthood. Lenus, an old fashioned, but regal moniker, is associated with the Celtic God of healing. It’s believed to have been derived from the term “iȃsthai”, which means ‘to heal, treat’ or “iȃtrikós”, which means ‘healing’. Click for a List of Books about Shamanism in Various Cultures :\. Since the interest in mythological names is at its peak, parents who secretly love mythological names can embrace the trend wholeheartedly. You may also find that some terms for healer were interpreted and defined as negative by formal religions in more recent times and may have been a positive name for healer in earlier societies. But despite being Hebrew in origin, Errapel feels very Spanish or French. Louhi (Finnish Mythology) Source: Source. Chiron is the centaur known for his vast knowledge and skill in healing. A list of names in which the usage is Greek Mythology. Sub-power of Biological Manipulation and Health Manipulation. Literally, the name means ‘fever’. It’s said that Panacaea would carry a magic potion, which she used to heal people and keep illness at bay. ''1 Although women have long handed herbal knowledge down to their daughters, both orally and in the … In the eastern Gaul, Sirona’s likeness appears in the carvings near the sulfur springs in Germany. Eshmun, the name of the Phoenician god of healing, hasn’t been able to make a mark in the top 100 or even 1000. Greek mythology names for girls have long won over parents with their beauty and strength. I have not heard of Hontas, but wish you good luck in your search to find out more. The centaur, Chiron, followed Apollo’s directions and Asclepius grew up to have great knowledge about medicine, healing – much greater than that of A… Plus, we feel it’s a fresher alternative to Joshua or Joseph as it combines both. This included wandering curers, black magicians and other occultists (of which the Aztecs identified many types, most of which they feared) and hermits. It is west African tradition dealing with and working with deities. Apart from that, he’s also related to poetry, beauty, and song. You can pick Thea as a nickname for Althea and this name comes with different spellings such as Altheda, Altheta, and Althia. “Mananambal” in Filipino, for healers. Noaidi is an ancient saami word for the one who sees. It is … Airmed, one of the Tuatha de Danaan in Irish mythology, was known for her power of healing those who were injured in the battle. Dukun – Shaman of Indonesia Bomoh – Malay Shaman Voelva/Volva/Vala/Seidhkona – Female Shaman of Norse Mythology Seidhr – A shamanic ritual or staff in the Norse tradition. Opposite to Unhealing. So no wonder people interpret it differently. Sahagun(Quetzalcoatls) were in charge of the major pilgrimage centers (Cholula and Tenochtitlan) as enjoying immense respect from all levels of Aztec society – akin to archbishops – and a level of authority that partly transcended national boundaries. It is the Old Norse cognate of Hilda. Iaso, the name of the goddess of cure, remedies, and healing, sounds feminine in more ways than one. Leigh is a name with several meanings. The goddess Freya is referred to as the 'Dis of the Vanir'. Some famous personalities who bear this name are Althea Gibson who is considered as the first African American winner at Wimbledon. If you want a name from the other side of the world, you can pick Wong, the first name of the Chinese god with the power of healing. Keep in mind that some healers do not consider the labels shamanism or shamanic to be correct. These are used by Ashvins. Please read our Disclaimer. Bliant is also a unisex name. Meditrina is empowered with the charm to restore the health when weariness, summer, or winter sets in. A Lakota word for what we may call a shaman is Iyeska, which means “interpreter.” It’s what you’d call someone who could communicate with spirits and share those messages with the living. Aja (Yoruba) Aja is a powerful healer in Yoruba legend and thus, in Santerian religious practice. Thanks for sharing this post with us. Josiah is a Biblical name with loads of old fashioned and quaint charm. Malaysian here, so yeah. Time tested, many of these sweet names have become classics around the world. My name is Sherry and I’m looking for traditional Native American shaman. For instance, they often had to bleed themselves and undertake prescribed self-mortifications in the buildup to sacrificial rites. The meaning of Jaison is ‘healing’ and comes with variations such as Jasen, Jasunr, and Jaycen. Jayr, meaning ‘healer’, has been in circulation in American since the very founding of the colonies, all thanks to the Puritans. nerdshame's list "Gods, Goddesses, and Mythological Names" of 139 great name ideas: Achilles - Lang! And before Christ.) Hypnos – In Greek mythology, Hypnos is the personification of sleep. The relationship between Apollo and Coronis was doomed, however, as Coronis fell in love with a mortal man while pregnant with Asclepius. I’m not trying to counter that advice, but rather, let you know that it is important to show care and respect, by first looking to understand the values of any tribe you contact for more information. (Etruskans lived in todays territory of Italy, before the first roman empire. In Greek mythology Asclepius is best known for being the god of healing and medicine. Josias and Joziah are its variations. The name Alaunus means ‘bright or light’. Mun is the female Shaman in the Lepcha tribe. Boo – Male Mongolian Shaman Udagan – Female Shaman Buryat (Siberian) (Various Siberian Names for a female Shaman derive from Etügen, the hearth goddess. Acantha. The Celtic deities are known from a variety of sources such as written Celtic mythology, ancient places of worship, statues, engravings, religious objects, as well as place and personal names.. Celtic deities can belong to two categories: general deities and local deities. Cannenta is a fancy and feminine Latin name, meaning ‘healer’. Eir ("mercy") A minor Norse goddess of healing. We doubt there are enough takers of his name in the 21st century. Unfortunately, this name has been out of circulation for over two decades. There are as many spirits as there are people. Sekhmet is the name of Egyptian Goddess of healing and medicine. Apollo is the name of the Greco-Roman God of light, sun, music, and healing. You will also find there are certain meanings behind the names that are cultures often apply to their shamanic healers, such as words that mean “the dreamer”, “the traveler”, or “of the spirits.”. This … I have heard a babalawo refer to himself as one during an interview, but I don’t know if that was to make things clear for the listeners. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. Bongthing for the male Shaman. Greek Mythology Girl Names (Goddess Names) 1. 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