The Miracle of Mind Dynamics

More about Dr. Joseph Murphy A New Way to Triumphant Living, New York: Penguin Putnam, 1964. Review I found Dr. Murphy’s books in a time of great personal turmoil, in a condition that was a karmic backlash of actions that were the result of confusion and lack of insight in the workings of life, and its… Continue reading The Miracle of Mind Dynamics


Hara, the Vital Center of Man

Rochester, VT: Inner Traditions, 2004. Originally published in 1956. Translated from German by Sylvia-Monica von Kospoth in collaboration with Estelle R. Healey. Hara is essential reading for all who inquire into the spiritual principles and practices that are fundamental to all wisdom traditions and natural healing professions. —Don Stapleton, Self-Awakening Yoga About the Author Karlfried… Continue reading Hara, the Vital Center of Man

Thought Vibration

The Law of Attraction in the Thought World, by William Walker Atkinson, New York: Seed of Life Publishing, 2008. Originally published in 1908. Quotes My Working Greed I BELIEVE that the mind of man contains the greatest of all forces—that thought is one of the greatest manifestations of energy. I BELIEVE that the man who understands… Continue reading Thought Vibration

The Four Insights

  Wisdom, Power, and Grace of the Earthkeepers, Los Angeles: Hay House, 2007. The Four Insights chronologically is the last of the three books by Dr. Alberto Villoldo that I review here, as it was the most recent at the time I drafted these reviews. The book is structured very differently from the preceding ones, in… Continue reading The Four Insights

Healing the Luminous Body

  The Way of the Shaman, Sacred Mysteries: 2004, featuring paintings by Alex Grey. Healing the Luminous Body was my first access to Dr. Villoldo’s unique healing methods that he presents and explains in more detail in his books. This DVD is very well done, a calm and peaceful introduction into the philosophy, the development and… Continue reading Healing the Luminous Body

Shaman, Healer, Sage

  How to Heal Yourself and Others with the Energy Medicine of the Americas, New York: Harmony Books, 2000. Shaman, Healer, Sage is perhaps Alberto Villoldo’s best book. It was anyway the book that made him famous, a real bestseller. It has given me an ultimate peak of reading enjoyment and illumination, and it has also… Continue reading Shaman, Healer, Sage

Healing States

  A Journey into the World of Spiritual Healing and Shamanism, with Stanley Krippner, New York: Simon & Schuster (Fireside), 1984. Healing States is a research volume that Alberto Villoldo co-authored with Stanley Krippner, and it’s a glorious onset of his own career in spiritual healing. The research presented in this book is highly thought-provoking if… Continue reading Healing States