Soul Loss is a shamanic term used to describe loss or disassociation of some part of your vital essence. This usually happens during a trauma such as emotional or physical abuse, an accident, loss of a loved one, assault, rape, incest, divorce, surgery, or wartime experiences.
The soul part leaves as a protective mechanism. In indigenous cultures, the soul part is retrieved by a shaman shortly after the trauma. In our culture, people can go their entire lifetime without the soul part.
Someone may also lose part of their soul by giving it to a loved one through a desire to share themselves with another. In some cases, a soul part may be stolen.
Symptoms that can result from soul loss include:
A shaman journeys into non-ordinary reality to retrieve the lost soul part and blows it into your heart and crown chakras. I can also guide you on a journey to retrieve your soul part using the method of the Inca shamans (see "Mending the Past and Healing the Future with Soul Retrieval" by Alberto Villoldo).
The benefits of a soul retrieval are variable, but the following are common:
Instructions are given after the soul retrieval to honor and nurture the returned soul part. A follow-up session is usually scheduled to help with integration of the soul part.
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