Experiencias Senso-perceptuales en las Prácticas de Sanación: Estudio de Encuesta


  • Alejandro Parra, Ph.D. Universidad Abierta Interamericana, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Rocío Giudici Perujo Universidad Abierta Interamericana, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Palabras clave:

fenomenología, sensación, espiritualidad, toque terapéutico


El objetivo de este estudio exploratorio es evaluar la proporción de practicantes que afirman llevar a cabo diversos tipos de prácticas de sanación espiritual, sus modalidades sensoriales y comparar dos grupos de sanadores, recién iniciados y practicantes. Se administró la versión digital e impresa de la Escala de Experiencias del Sanadora una muestra de 404 practicantes de una amplia variedad de centros especializados en diversas prácticas de sanación espiritual. Los resultados muestran que las técnicas más frecuentemente empleadas son el Reiki y la imposición de manos. Las modalidades sensoriales más frecuentes subjetivamente percibidas por los sanadores en sus prácticas son la modalidad kinésica, y la “sensación de liberación” del cliente en la práctica de la sanación. Otras modalidades sensoriales son la visión de luces, colores y destellos de luz, escuchar de palabras o frases u oír músicas o cantos. Además, dos grupos (Recién Iniciados n = 244 y Practicantes n = 160) muestran que los practicantes tienden a ser predominantemente más visuales y auditivos, y secundariamente, kinésico/olfativos, lo cual permite inferir que la práctica regular y la experiencia incrementa el carácter poli sensorial de las técnicas de sanación. Las experiencias de sanación contienen, además, una cualidad trascendental capaz de cambiar el sentido de identidad y cosmovisión de la experiencia del practicante.


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