A distinguished anthropologist–who is also an initiated shaman–reveals the long-hidden female roots of the world’s oldest form of religion and medicine. Here is a fascinating expedition into this ancient tradition, from its prehistoric beginnings to the work of women shamans across the globe today.
In Intelligence In Nature, Jeremy Narby offers overwhelming evidence that bacteria, plants, animals, and other forms of nonhuman life display an uncanny proclivity for self-deterministic decisions, patterns, and actions. The book details his travels around the globe—from the Amazon basin to the Far East—to probe what traditional healers and pioneering researchers perceive about the intelligence present in all forms of life. Not convinced? Narby discovered that;
Indigenous traditions of justice that favor communal health over individual retribution restore peace, harmony, and balance to the whole.
This engaging book, the fruit of the Institute of Noetic Sciences' ongoing investigation into the power and potential of human consciousness, brings what we know about achieving personal transformation off the mountain top, down from the ivory tower, out of the laboratory, and into your hands. Groundbreaking insights were gleaned from representatives of many major world religions including Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Buddhism, Hinduism, Native American cosmology, and contemporary forms of spirituality, and are complemented by the latest discoveries from science.
For this master tracker, nauturalist, and teacher, the greatest adventures and deepest satisfactions will emerge from discovering our "indigenous" awareness.
Quantum theory reveals what many indigenous cultures have always known: Everything exists in dynamic flux-everything vibrates-and everything is in relation to everything else.
The renowned National Geographic Society explorer warns us that in losing the diversity of the world's cultures and languages, we limit our global evolutionary potential.
In this lyrical paean to vision and perception, Sewall invites readers to open their eyes to the sensuous richness of the world around them.
When the world starts to feel unstable, people tend to cling to the known and absolute. Renowned mythologist-storyteller Michael Meade reminds us that the threads of any new story will be woven not by fear but by imagination and the ancient wisdom that connects "the solid ground of the earth and the unseen realm that sustains it."