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Education of Yah: Jeremiah 30:5. What is a Shaman?

This sermon is going to define what a shaman is and the role of a shaman especially in the Biblical sense.

Jeremiah 30:1-5

The word that came to Jeremiah from the Lord, saying,

2 Thus speaketh the Lord God of Israel, saying, Write thee all the words that I have spoken unto thee in a book.

3 For, lo, the days come, saith the Lord, that I will bring again the captivity of my people Israel and Judah, saith the Lord: and I will cause them to return to the land that I gave to their fathers, and they shall possess it.

4 And these are the words that the Lord spake concerning Israel and concerning Judah.

5 For thus saith the Lord; We have heard H8085 a voice of trembling, of fear, and not of peace.

6 Ask ye now, and see whether a man doth travail with child? wherefore do I see every man with his hands on his loins, as a woman in travail, and all faces are turned into paleness?

7 Alas! for that day is great, so that none is like it: it is even the time of Jacob's trouble, but he shall be saved out of it.

The phrase We have Heard is key. There will be a sermon on Jacob's Trouble soon for this is another sign of the times in which we are currently in now.

We have heard-H8085 שָׁמַעshâmaʻ, shaw-mah'; a primitive root; to hear intelligently (often with implication of attention, obedience, etc.; causatively, to tell, etc.):—× attentively, call (gather) together, × carefully, × certainly, consent, consider, be content, declare, × diligently, discern, give ear, (cause to, let, make to) hear(-ken, tell), × indeed, listen, make (a) noise, (be) obedient, obey, perceive, (make a) proclaim(-ation), publish, regard, report, shew (forth), (make a) sound, × surely, tell, understand, whosoever (heareth), witness.

To understand our common term shaman, we need to also look at the etymology of this word, so that we can definitely know that this is a Hebrew Original.

shaman (n.)

1690s, "priest of the Ural-Altaic peoples," probably via German Schamane, from Russian sha'man, from Tungus saman, which is perhaps from Chinese sha men "Buddhist monk," from Prakrit samaya-, from Sanskrit sramana-s "Buddhist ascetic" [OED]. Related: Shamanic.

As you can see the spelling is a little different, but that doesn't matter as we will soon see. Let us look at the word samaya.


Sanskrit for “peaceful, tranquil”.

Hebrew for “forgiving”.

Samaya has Hebrew and Indian origins. The name Samaya is found in Hebrew language, but this is also a baby name discovered in Sanskrit. There’s a connection with the Sanskrit names “sAmaya” and “sAmayati”.

When you go to a shaman you are looking for guidance and understanding. In Buddhist there are something called samaya vows.

"Samaya is a set of Buddhist vows and commitments that are given when one receives empowerment in the Vajrayana Buddhist order. They are given during the empowerment ceremony, called abhiseka, in order to initiate a relationship between the guru and disciple.

Samaya vows can be seen in yoga as well. The principle of respecting the teacher, keeping respect toward one's own body and bodies of the fellow yogis, and practicing meditation are rules that should be followed by every yogi."-What is Samaya? - Definition from Yogapedia

For those who do not know Paleo-Hebrew is the oldest language and has been found all over the world. We will not get into the debate on language in this sermon as I have published information with archeological data to support this already. Remember, you have been lied to and to understand the way this world is you need to leave the indoctrination.

Now back to the sermon.


What does Sramana mean?

In Buddism: a religious ascetic

What does ascetic mean?

characterized by or suggesting the practice of severe self-discipline and abstention from all forms of indulgence, typically for religious reasons.

1 Timothy 5:6

But she that liveth in pleasureG4684 is dead while she liveth.

The word for pleasure G4684 means:

  1. to live luxuriously, lead a voluptuous life, (give one's self to pleasure)

This word is used only 2 times in two verses of the King James Bible

James 5:5

Ye have lived in pleasure on the earth, and been wanton;G4684 ye have nourished your hearts, as in a day of slaughter.

We are told not to live for this earth nor for the things in this world. We are called to put away self-pleasure and to live humbly. These are the same principles of Buddhists as described in the sermon on Karma, King Solomon knew the Buddha and his family as they were alive at the same time and they traded goods.


This word is also Biblical and is found in Isaiah 28:25

H5567-סָמַןçâman, saw-man'; a primitive root; to designate:—appointed.

This word is used one time in one verse and is used for the word appointed.

Isaiah 28:25

When he hath made plain the face thereof, doth he not cast abroad the fitches, and scatter the cummin, and cast in the principal wheat and the appointedH5567 barley and the rie in their place?

When we have words in Hebrew but are calling their origins something else, we are taking our Creator's Words and twisting them to fit a narrative that promotes injustice, separation and chaos. When we understand that we are all the same, that our faith is based on the foundation of Hebrew and then has expanded, we thus are able to see just how deep the lies go.

What is a shaman?

Shamans act as mediators in their cultures. Shamans claim to communicate with the spirits on behalf of the community, including the spirits of the deceased. Shamans believe they can communicate with both living and dead to alleviate unrest, unsettled issues, and to deliver gifts to the spirits.

As you can see the shaman must have the intellectual aspect to listen to the Spirits to convey the messages, they need in order to teach, to pass sound judgement and as an appointed office conduct spiritual communication for healing in all areas of our lives: physically, mentally and ultimately in our communities to heal our environment. Shaman is biblical and needs to be treated as such.

1 Comment

Danny Dinh
Danny Dinh
Aug 03, 2022

Why involve Sanskirt when Sanskirt was a culture that served a different power?

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