Cave and Cosmos

The pioneering author of The Way of the Shaman continues his exploration of universal shamanism in this “wonderful, fascinating” guide (Carlos Castaneda) In 1980, Michael Harner blazed the trail for the worldwide revival of shamanism ...

Author: Michael Harner

Publisher: North Atlantic Books

ISBN: 9781583945643

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

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In 1980, Michael Harner blazed the trail for the worldwide revival of shamanism with his seminal classic The Way of the Shaman. In this long-awaited sequel, he provides new evidence of the reality of heavens. Drawing from a lifetime of personal shamanic experiences and more than 2,500 reports of Westerners’ experiences during shamanic ascension, Harner highlights the striking similarities between their discoveries, indicating that the heavens and spirits they’ve encountered do indeed exist. He also provides instructions on his innovative core-shamanism techniques, so that readers too can ascend to heavenly realms, seek spirit teachers, and return later at will for additional healing and advice. Written by the leading authority on shamanism, Cave and Cosmos is a must-read not only for those interested in shamanism, but also for those interested in spirituality, comparative religion, near-death experiences, healing, consciousness, anthropology, and the nature of reality. Praise for Michael Harner and The Way of the Shaman “What Yogananda did for Hinduism and D. T. Suzuki did for Zen, Michael Harner has done for shamanism—namely, bring the tradition and its richness to Western awareness.” —from Higher Wisdom, by Roger Walsh and Charles S. Grob “Wonderful, fascinating.… Harner really knows what he’s talking about.” —Carlos Castaneda, best-selling author of The Teachings of Don Juan and The Active Side of Infinity “An intimate and practical guide to the art of shamanic healing and the technology of the sacred. Michael Harner is not just an anthropologist who has studied shamanism; he is an authentic white shaman.” —Stanislav Grof, author of The Adventure of Self-Discovery “Harner has impeccable credentials, both as an academic and as a practicing shaman. Without doubt (since the recent death of Mircea Eliade) the world’s leading authority on shamanism.” —Nevill Drury, author of The Elements of Shamanism “Michael Harner is a great shaman. He also proves that a person can be both a scientist and a shaman.” —Bo Bair Rinchinov, Siberian Buryat shaman
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Cave and Cosmos

Author: Michael J. Harner


ISBN: 1583945466

Category: Shamanism


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The Shaken Path

24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 Harner M., Cave and Cosmos, Berkley USA: North Atlantic Books, 2013, 144. Matthews J., The Celtic Shaman – A Practical Guide, London: Rider, 2001, 91. Ibid. 36f.

Author: Paul Cudby

Publisher: John Hunt Publishing

ISBN: 9781785355219

Category: Religion

Page: 272

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Despite modern Paganism being one of the fastest growing new religious movements in Britain and the USA, there is no up-to-date straightforward and informed introduction to modern Paganism from a Christian perspective. The Shaken Path addresses that gap.
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Libertinage in Russian Culture and Literature

11 Aleksei Losev points to the Greeks' equation of a cave with cosmos, quoting Proclus and Porfijirius: “Certain texts tell us that understanding the cave as cosmos was not alien to the Greeks... Summarizing the Greeks' experience, ...

Author: Alexei Lalo

Publisher: BRILL

ISBN: 9789004211209

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 302

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The monograph explores traditions of expressing the body and sexuality (designated as "silence" and "burlesque") throughout Russia's literary history, with a particular focus on how these traditions affect the literary modernization during the Silver Age (1890-1921) and subsequent émigré writing.
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Supernatural Gods

envoys from cave and cosmos, animal, 7–32 Epic of Gilgamesh, 29 equilibria, punctuated, 47–51, 172 Estes, Clarissa Pinkola, 28 Euphrates River, 318 Europe animal envoys from cave and cosmos, 11, 14 dreams, 167 earth spirits, 34, ...

Author: Jim Willis

Publisher: Visible Ink Press

ISBN: 9781578596652

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 400

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Black Holes. Dark Energy. Dark Matter. Entanglement Theory. Quantum Physics. Modern science estimates dark energy permeates roughly 68% of the universe. Dark matter makes up another 27%, leaving the "normal" matter visible to humans at less than 5% of the cosmos around us. String Theory and Membrane Theory both suggest that parallel dimensions very probably exist. Quantum Entanglement Theory shows two objects connected despite being large distances apart. What does the universe hold—and hide? Where do we come from and where are we headed? Can science explain psychic and supernatural phenomena? Exploring the collision of science, the universe and the "supernatural" unknown, Supernatural Gods: Spiritual Mysteries, Psychic Experiences, and Scientific Truths by Jim Willis looks at the myths, stories, history, science and facts of healing energies, psychic connections, heavenly messengers, miracles, déjà vu, dreams, out-of-body experiences, and many other psychic phenomena beyond the limits of the five senses. Surveying scientists and experts, it probes the physical existence of "gods" from other dimensions and realities. The past, present and future are investigated to glimpse at the truth of animal envoys, earth spirits, evolution, parallel universes, religious stories, mythological shape shifting superheroes, the origins of the agricultural revolution, alien visitors, dowsing, past life regression, channeling, intuition, meditation, shamanism, spiritualism, and much, much more. Also included are a helpful bibliography and an extensive index, adding to the book’s usefulness.
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Jesus and the Lost Goddess

The Pagan Godman was likewise born in a cave.” The motif of the cave was popular in the ancient world. It represents the underworld which, for the Gnostics, is the material cosmos in which we presently live as the spiritually dead.

Author: Timothy Freke

Publisher: Harmony

ISBN: 9780307565860

Category: Religion

Page: 336

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Why Were the Teachings of the Original Christians Brutally Suppressed by the Roman Church? • Because they portray Jesus and Mary Magdalene as mythic figures based on the Pagan Godman and Goddess • Because they show that the gospel story is a spiritual allegory encapsulating a profound philosophy that leads to mythical enlightenment • Because they have the power to turn the world inside out and transform life into an exploration of consciousness Drawing on modern scholarship, the authors of the international bestseller The Jesus Mysteries decode the secret teachings of the original Christians for the first time in almost two millennia and theorize about who the original Christians really were and what they actually taught. In addition, the book explores the many myths of Jesus and the Goddess and unlocks the lost secret teachings of Christian mysticism, which promise happiness and immortality to those who attain the state of Gnosis, or enlightenment. This daring and controversial book recovers the ancient wisdom of the original Christians and demonstrates its relevance to us today.
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[1:54:37] The Cave Dweller Cosmology, also known as Primitive Cosmology, is characterised by a few different beliefs that cave dwellers and non-civilised humans held about The Cosmos during their periods of existence, some of which can ...

Author: Cometan

Publisher: Astronist Institution


Category: Philosophy

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The Omnidoxy is the founding treatise of the Astronist religion and was solely authored by the philosopher and religious founder, Cometan. Partitioned into twelve disquisitions, each of which are further divided into hundreds of discourses, which are themselves titled by those which are known as rubrals, The Omnidoxy has been codified according to a unique writing structure known as insentence. The Omnidoxy not only forms the foundations of Astronism, but it remains the primary modern contributor and the book that ignited the establishment of the Astronic tradition of religion which encompasses the philosophy of Astronism. Introducing brand new philosophical concepts such as cosmocentricity, reascensionism, transcensionism, and sentientism amongst many others, The Omnidoxy remains the principal signifier of a new era in philosophy. The Omnidoxy births hundreds of new belief orientations, schools of thought, neologisms, disciplines of study, theories, and concepts which, when combined and considered collectively, have formed the basis of Astronism. The authorship of The Omnidoxy rests with the single individual philosopher, Cometan who began writing The Omnidoxy at the age of seventeen driven by what he terms as personal inspiration. The historical origination of The Omnidoxy rests in its authorship by Brandon Taylorian during early 21st century England, specifically in the northern county of Lancashire. Like in all textual criticism, the timing and location of the codification of The Omnidoxy is integral to understanding why and how it was written, especially by considering the influential factors impacting Taylorian during his construction of the text, particularly the cultural, political, religious, and social contexts of Taylorian's personal life and of wider society at the time. This forms an important branch of study within omnidoxicology known as omnidoxical criticism, or omnidoxical exegesis in which scholars study and investigate The Omnidoxy in order to discern conclusive judgements inspired by how, where, why, by whom, for whom, and in what circumstances The Omnidoxy was written.
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Core Omnidoxy

[1:54:38] The first of these characteristics to the Cave Dweller Cosmology is the depiction of The Cosmos in cave art, which is dominated by engravings and other simplistic imageries ascribed to the walls of caves, which remain the ...

Author: Cometan

Publisher: Astral Publishing


Category: Religion

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Immerse yourself into the most famous writings of Cometan; The Twelve Grand Disquisitions. This is where Astronism and the philosophership of Cometan truly began. The Core Omnidoxy publication compiles together the twelve disquisitions that form the "core" of the Omnidoxy. These disquisitions are the text's beating heart and they have held an incomparable impact on the development of Astronism. Buy your copy of Core Omnidoxy today and get all twelve disquisitions in just one book! Here's what is included in this publication: The Monodoxy: The Principles of The Aesthetic Cosmos The Duodoxy: The Principles of The Logical Cosmos The Tridoxy: The Principles of Aid & Stewardship The Tetradoxy: The Principles of Justice & Patience The Pentadoxy: The Principles of Ambition & Enlightenment The Hexadoxy: The Principles of Ontology & Perception The Septidoxy: The Principles of Cosmic Exploration The Octadoxy: The Principles of Advancement & Eschatology The Nonodoxy: The Principles of Epistemology & Ethics The Decadoxy: The Principles of Space & Time The Hendecadoxy: The Principles of Peace & Acceptance The Dodecadoxy: The Principles of Imagination & Freedom
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Theorizing Religions Past

The Greek word is eikôn ( our " icon " ) , and Porphyry uses it precisely as a modern semiotician would : the mithraeum is an icon of the cosmos because it is a cave , either in actuality or by convention , and caves - this is the main ...

Author: Harvey Whitehouse

Publisher: Rowman Altamira

ISBN: 0759106215

Category: Archaeology and religion

Page: 268

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A collection of archaeologists and historians examine the modes of religiosity theory for its usefulness in explaining the origins and history of religions.
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The Mind in the Cave

Then there are the images in the open air and in the entrances to caves; these are well-lit. ... subterranean passages suggests that parietal art was a cultural product that linked the tiers of the Upper Palaeolithic cosmos.

Author: David Lewis-Williams

Publisher: Thames & Hudson

ISBN: 9780500770306

Category: History

Page: 291

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The art created in the caves of western Europe in the Ice Age provokes awe and wonder. What do these symbols on the walls of Lascaux and Altamira, tell us about the nature of ancestral minds? How did these images spring into the human story? This book, a masterful piece of detective work, puts forward the most plausible explanation yet.
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