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Amelia Magazine

Who is a modern shaman that works in the middle of the big city?

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Town and Country Magazine

Shaman Durek, the third-generation healer with global reach. Applying shamanic knowledge, Durek performs “spiritual surgery” to bring “harmony, success, and well-being into your life.” He started the celeb-studded “Eyes of Love” on Instagram to spread loving thoughts via social media.

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The Evening Standard: A “SPIRITUAL SHAMAN”

A “SPIRITUAL shaman” who has worked with stars including Gwyneth Paltrow is turning his attention to Londoners, who he says “drown their emotions out with alcohol and cigarettes”.

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TimeOut ISRAEL

Shaman Durek, the man who came back from the dead in order to assist Gwyneth Paltrow is traveling the world with five sets of pants and a play station for one reason only: to give you a hug. Special interview before his arrival in Israel.

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Goop Magazine: Notes from a Shaman: Moving Negative Energy and Why the World is in Upheaval

By definition, a shaman is “a priest or priestess who uses magic for the purpose of curing the sick, divining the hidden, and controlling events”—powerful, indeed, particularly when you encounter a shaman who believes that part of his mandate is to teach us all how to fish for ourselves. Shaman Durek, who was born in Northern California to an African-Haitian father and an East Indian/Norwegian mother, began his shamanic studies at the age of 12—as the spiritual heir to his great-grandmother Mamal. But as he explains below, being a shaman isn’t just about bloodlines: It’s a calling, which requires extreme and prolonged rites of passage—in Shaman Durek’s case, he had to actually die, and then physically put himself back together.

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Elle Magazine Turkey

Shaman Durek featured in Elle Magazine for his devotion to women empowerment, helping the people of Turkey reclaim their power , and eliminating stress and anxiety in social situations.

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Bone Magazine: "Dancing with Spirits"

"This is probably my first interview with many spirits, not a single one at the same time, and I’m doing it consciously. Although it sounds a bit weird, since it’s a shaman on the phone, things are different."



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Heart and Soul Magazine :Alternative Medicine: messages from the other side with Shaman Durek

“You don’t spend Your whole life working on Yourself. that is not what it’s about. You spend Your life loving Yourself.” ~Shaman Durek, a Los Angeles-based spiritual guide and teacher.

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Cumhuriyet Daily: BORN TO BE A SHAMAN

“Most of the Shamans in different parts of the world do not want to deal with people in the western world, as they find people rather spiritually closed and confrontational.“

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Shalom Magazine: A SHAMAN in ISTANBUL... DUREK VERRETT

The only reason, why I was able to write this interview, which you are about to read, is because I met Shaman Durek Verrett. I do not believe in coincidences. I think that everything comes to us for a –certain- reason. It has happened to me that way. I full-heartedly wish that you find something for yourself throughout these lines.

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MAN Magazine: “I Know Who I Am and Why I’m Here”

“My father belonged to that church so there was a lot of pressure put on him to turn his back on the spiritual world that my mother adhered to and he was told that the curse of the devil lay on our past.”

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Milliyet Daily: ‘I can light a spark’

Durek, one of the most powerful Shamans in the world, visited Turkey: "I want to show the power and feeling that comes from Turks’ own roots. Can I heal all of Turkey? No. But I can light a spark."

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XL Magazin: "Famous SHAMAN DUREK at ANKA MEDITATION CENTRE''

Shaman Durek, a Los Angeles based spiritual consultant who has many clients from art, cinema, politics and business world and his partner famous medical masseur Hank Greenberg were at Anka Meditation Centre in ANTALYA.

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In Magazine: Magic to do

With an exotic background and lifelong training, urban shaman Durek Verrett wants to inspire the LGBT community with his empowering Mystra Oils.

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Frontiers LA: Toning Up Your Spirit

At the tender age of 5, Shaman Durek already knew his path in life: He was to be a shaman. His great grandmother, who was a medicine woman and a powerful member of her tribe in Africa, spoke of Durek long before he was born and appointed him as her successor.

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Seen Heard Known Magazine : "The Spirit is in the Journey"

"I’m a professional worrier. Sometimes I forget to breathe. I don’t believe in any kind of religion. I think religion is bullshit. The bible is like a huge family saga. Then suddenly, something happens that is so unbelievably unexplainable. The butterfly that perches on my mother in the golden hour of the day, that reminds her of her brother. The dream the other night that put everything in perspective. And sometimes a really weird day turns into a life changing experience."

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Metro Source Magazine

Music Icon Jim Morrison said that people are afraid- of themselves, of their own reality, especially of their own feelings.  Shaman Durek Verrett sees the fear. ” People put up a mask in order to feel safe, but I see past it,” he says. ” I don’t let people make excuses.  I”m not going to hold you’re hand either.  I want you to stand on your own feet.”

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LA Weekly

L.A., long known for its high-vibing spiritual history (think Krishnamurti, Crowley, Blavatsky and Yogananda), has always been, and continues to be, a mecca for practitioners of mystical healing and metaphysical practices. And recently there’s been a fresh influx of shamans who’ve made their way West to mediate between the realms of the spirit and the physical, all in the name of healing humanity.

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