Mongolian Shamanic InitiationwithGail Hayssen

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Gail Hayssen hosts the Small Medium At Large podcast. She has worked as a successful subject in parapsychology experiments. She has also explored shamanistic cultures around the world. She is the recipient of an honorary doctoral degree from the Mongolian Academy of Sciences. You can reach her podcast at

This is the third interview in a three-part series. Here she describes her initiation into Mongolian shamanism – after many years of study and shamanic practice. The event took place in California when visiting shamans from Mongolia spontaneously decided that Gail was surrounded by spirits and was ready. She describes the preparations, the ritual, and the emotional impact it has had upon her subsequent life.

(Recorded on February 3, 2022)

Published on February 21, 2022