Religious writer - Stephanie Murphy of the Canadian paper - The Ottawa Citizen asked the following question to a number of religious and non-religious "experts."
"What do you make of ancient indigenous systems of wisdom, such as aboriginal and Celtic shamans?"
Their answers were quite thought provoking. Here is one of many examples from RAY INNEN PARCHELO - a novice Tendai priest and founder of the Red Maple Sangha, the first lay Buddhist community in Eastern Ontario:
"The greatest dangers I see for those seeking spiritual direction from ancient wisdom are three.