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

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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

The Archaic Revival

  Speculations on Psychedelic Mushrooms, the Amazon, Virtual Reality, UFO’s, Evolution, Shamanism, the Rebirth of the Goddess and the End of History, San Francisco: Harper & Row, 1992. In The Archaic Revival, Terence McKenna lays the groundwork for something like a psychedelic culture, a society based on new values. In the etiology of the group alienation that… Continue reading The Archaic Revival

The Fairy Faith in Celtic Countries

  London: Frowde, 1911, Minneola, N.Y.: Dover Publications, 2002. The Fairy Faith in Celtic Countries is the final account of an immensely complex and long-standing research on fairy faith in Britain and Brittany, the French Bretagne. The research Dr. Evans-Wentz conducted on fairies was meticulous and scientific. There was obviously an effort from the part of… Continue reading The Fairy Faith in Celtic Countries

Shamanism

  Ancient Techniques of Ecstasy, New York: Penguin Arkana, 1989, First published by Pantheon Books, 1964. Shamanism by Mircea Eliade is considered to be the classic on shamanism, and it remains a reference book. However, the book is not an easy read. Especially when compared with Terence McKenna’s books, and those by Richard Schultes, Michael Harner or… Continue reading Shamanism

The Conscious Universe

  The Scientific Truth of Psychic Phenomena, San Francisco: Harper & Row, 1997. In this well-written book, Dean Radin meticulously defines the scientific terms he is using for describing psychic phenomena. The following definitions are to be found on pages 14 and 15 of the book. Telepathy Information exchanged between two or more minds, without the… Continue reading The Conscious Universe