The oldest religious practice in Korea, often closely tied to Buddhism in practice. Its practitioners, who in South Korea today are usually women, are called mudang.

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Christianity and Shamanism: First International Consultation
Introduction and seven chapters about shamanism and Christianity. Focuses on the relation between Christian doctrine and shamanism in Korean and Yakut cultures.
Faces in Shamanism of Korea
Short article discussing Korean shamans' visual depictions of deities.
Korean Shamanism
A concise historical introduction by Haines Brown.
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