Since ancient times the indigenous Yakuts believe in Aiyy, in spirits of Fire, Water, Earth, Hunting, Home. During my trip, we never once asked about religion, meeting with different people, many of them told a very interesting and new things that became the incentive to probe the issue a little deeper on his return home. Of course we were interested in, who are the real Yakut shamans, do they exist actually and what abilities they possess.
We also visited the ethno-estate Atlasov family, where the hostess Valentina Innokentievna showed us several traditional religious rites, spoke about the shamans and tengriism…
Orthodoxy became established in Yakutia with the appearance on the banks of the Lena river the first troops of Russian explorers. Already in 1632 Yakutsk Ostrog chapel was built in the name of the Holy Trinity, and in April 1642 the first Orthodox Church. Orthodox missionary in Yakutia, compared with other regions of the Russian Empire, wore perhaps the most humane and cultural in nature. Until the end of the eighteenth century Christianity in Yakutia was the religion of almost exclusively Russian settlers. The Church was built in fortresses for the Russian population, serious attempts at Christianization of the Yakuts were taken. From the late eighteenth century begin the first mass of the baptism of the indigenous population. At the same time actually shamanism, with his fortune telling, spells, magical healing, not only persisted, but to some stephanidae spread among local Russians.
By the beginning of perestroika in Yakutia practically there was no officially authorized religious life in the early 80-ies throughout Yakutia there was only one Orthodox Church. In 90-ies there has been a revival of religion. Continue reading
Today proved that the treatment of folk remedies safer and more efficient pharmaceutical chemical drugs.
With the development of medicine, pharmaceuticals and chemistry, many began to forget about traditional medicine and its benefits for the human body. Of course, when there is a malaise or pain, it’s easier to take a pill or medicine. This plus medication. But there are a number of reasons why many people are advised not to neglect proven methods of treatment of traditional medicine.
One of these is natural the damage to the body from antibiotics, pills or chemicals. Actually all pharmacology and pharmaceutics based on the recipes of our grandmothers and grandfathers who passed their knowledge from generation to generation. Because Valerian tablet is the concentration of a number of herbal substances plant, which first gather in the meadow, and then correctly groomed, transforming into a tablet. Sometimes when you have a headache or lack of sleep many of us drink a pill. We must remember that the pill only removes the symptoms of migraine, but not the cause. Perhaps the man just needs to sleep or relax.
Alternative tablets can be a normal compress on the head with vinegar. Else you can grind mint leaves with whiskey. Many are advised to put on kolovorotny cabbage leaf or leaves of thyme. When lack of sleep, anxiety and insomnia, many folk healers advised to drink a Cup of tea with mint, lemon balm and honey. Also a sedative effect on the nervous system operates hot mug of milk. It is possible to relax simply need to take a hot bath with chamomile, lavender or other pleasant mixture of herbs or oils. Continue reading
The national medicine is healing methods, prevention, diagnosis and treatment, based on the experience of generations of people, entrenched in national traditions and not registered in the manner prescribed by the legislation of the Russian Federation.
The right on occupation by traditional medicine have citizens of the Russian Federation, received the diploma of a healer, issued by the ministries of health of republics of the Russian Federation, bodies of health administration of the Autonomous region, Autonomous regions, edges, areas, cities of Moscow and St. Petersburg.
The decision to grant the diploma of the healer is made on the basis of an application of a citizen and representation of professional medical Association or a statement of a citizen and a joint submission by professional medical associations and institutions having the license for a specific activity. The diploma of the healer grants the right to engage in folk medicine in the territory under the jurisdiction of the health authority that issued the diploma.
The person who received the diploma of the healer, are engaged in national medicine in the manner prescribed by the local administration in accordance with article 56 these principles.
Use methods of traditional medicine in health care institutions of state or municipal system zdravoohraneniya the decision of the heads of these institutions in accordance with article 43 of these principles.
The sessions of the healer is made by the decision of the health authority issuing the diploma of the healer, and can be appealed in court. Continue reading