By Douglas E. Busby
By Douglas E. Busby
By Oskar Adler,Amy Shapiro,Zendka Orenstein
By Ócha'ni Lele
• presents step by step directions by no means ahead of released, detailing requisites and method for casting the Diloggún.
• encompasses a targeted “mojuba” or prayer used to evoke the Orishas (spirit entities) for divination.
• Devotes a complete bankruptcy to every of the twelve easy Odu (random styles during which the 16 shells fall), delivering ritual mechanics and oracular meanings for all attainable castings.
The Afro-Cuban religion, recognized to outsiders as Santeria and to adherents as Las Reglas de Ocha de Los Lucumi, isn't really a static faith yet a residing conduit of power for connecting the spirit international to our personal. It got here to the recent global with the slave alternate the place it has advanced in line with the encompassing tradition. For adherents of Lucumi, the Diloggún is crucial concentration of worship: the sacred shells demonstrate the forces at play in an adherent's existence. those forces are redefined and placated by way of the Orisha priest, who makes direct touch with the spirit global with a view to aid the adherent evolve.
While many books were released approximately Santeria, The secrets and techniques of Afro-Cuban Divination is the 1st to supply entire info on the right way to solid the Diloggún, together with establishing, examining, and shutting the oracle, and the way to offer a entire interpreting. With a close dialogue approximately why each one prayer is accessible and perception into the metaphysical middle of the faith, this publication will carry these looking the knowledge of the Diloggún towards the residing Orishas than they've got ever been.
By Omraam Mikhaël Aïvanhov
By Tony Wright,Graham Gynn,Dennis J. McKenna
• Explores contemporary neurological and mental examine at the mind and the function of plant biochemistry in human mind growth
• Explains how humanity’s prehistoric vitamin switch resulted in a neurodegenerative characterised via aggression and a apprehensive conception of the area
• Outlines a method of uncooked meals, tantric sexuality, shamanic practices, and entheogens to opposite our psychological degeneration and repair our complex skills
Over a interval of 1000000 years the human mind increased at an more and more fast cost, after which, 200,000 years in the past, the growth without warning stopped. glossy technological know-how has missed this for you to retain that we're on the top of our evolution. even if, the halt in mind enlargement explains not just lately exposed anomalies in the human mind but additionally the worldwide traditions of a secular paradise misplaced and of humanity’s degeneration from our unique kingdom of perpetual ask yourself and pleasure.
Drawing on greater than two decades of study, authors Tony Wright and Graham Gynn discover how our sleek brains are appearing some distance less than their capability and the way we will be able to free up our greater talents and go back to the euphoria of Eden. They clarify how for thousands of years early forest-dwelling people have been basically eating the hormone-rich intercourse organs of plants--fruit--each containing a hugely complicated biochemical cocktail developed to persuade DNA transcription, swift mind improvement, and increased neural and pineal gland task. bringing up contemporary neurological and mental reports, the authors clarify how the lack of our symbiotic fruit-based vitamin ended in a innovative neurodegenerative situation characterised by means of competitive behaviors, a nervous conception of the area, and the suppression of upper inventive, mathematical, and non secular talents.
The authors exhibit what percentage shamanic and non secular traditions have been constructed to counteract our decline. They define a technique of uncooked meals, tantric sexuality, shamanic practices, and entheogen use to opposite our degeneration, restoration our reference to the plant global, and regain the bliss and peace of the mind of Eden.
By Ellen Winner
The skeptical baby of scientists, Ellen comes to a decision early on there is not any God. In her teenagers she has a imaginative and prescient of 1 recognition, and after pondering it hard and long, concludes that she has to be that One--and consequently accountable for the entire affliction global. She attempts to behave basic as a spouse and dealing mom, yet leaps on the likelihood to review with tribal shamans in Nepal, studying their secrets and techniques and states of ecstacy--in useless. purely whilst she faces her personal powerlessness does she eventually realize the excellent mystery of truth.
"An intriguing tale of a modern American woman's shamanistic direction. I loved each word." -- Michael Harner, founder, starting place for Shamanic experiences, writer, the way in which of the Shaman.
"Ellen Winner has written an interesting account of her non secular trip via own ache, doubt, and loss to find the relaxation and aid that the spiritworld can supply. Her tale will motivate others who search how one can stability the noticeable and invisible realities that make up our lives." -- Tom Cowan, writer, hearth within the Head: Shamanism and the Celtic Spirit.
"Shamanic initiations--even these of up to date practitioners--involve a robust, occasionally wrenching, dissolution of the initiate's outdated means of perceiving the realm. With either honesty and humility, Ellen Winner deals us a glimpse of her personal transformative trip into partnership with the Spirits."
--Evelyn Rysdyk, writer, sleek Shamanic dwelling: New Explorations of an old Path.
"The first time I learn this manuscript I spent 3 days in retreat, rethinking my very own existence and recalling classes from my very own research of shamanism. This e-book is an grand experience, precise and genuine, taking us deep into the secret of daily life and reminding us of the magic all of us own for making a higher international. a superb read!" --Hal Zina Bennett, Ph.D., writer, Spirit Animals and The Wheel of Life.
"What was once I thinking?" --God
By Philip Permutte
By Deborah Durbin
A functional consultant introducing the local American astrological system.
Like their Western and chinese language opposite numbers, local americans built an astrological procedure for realizing the area and envisioning concord within the universe. in line with animals and clans and together with corresponding timber, stones, and colours, the drugs wheel is damaged into 12 moons just like the 12 symptoms in Western astrology. In attention-grabbing aspect and with illustrations all through, this beneficial advisor explores a thrilling and little-known point of local American culture.
Includes a advisor to the indicators, symbols, and seasonal institutions in addition to illuminating charts, causes of the medication wheel, and useful rules for utilizing local American astrology as an oracle. it is a e-book for someone who's fascinated with local American legend and lore.
By David Lynch,Jochen Stremmel
By Karissa Thomas