By Marie-Rose Phan-Le

A desirable experience into the realm of therapeutic, shamanism, plant drugs, and divination, conversing tale files writer Marie-Rose Phan-Lê's world wide trip to discover therapeutic and fact from genuine mystics and shamans, whereas recording their disappearing traditions and gaining knowledge of her personal present as a healer. dealing with a difficulty of religion after a profound betrayal by way of her New Age religious instructor, Phan-Lê is determined on a course towards the exploration of the previous global. studying that many indigenous cultures have been at the verge of wasting their medicinal crops, therapeutic traditions, and non secular wisdom because of habitat destruction, cultural assimilation, and globalization, she travels the globe, assembly with healers and shamans and documenting their practices.

Describing each one fascinating leg of her trip, Phan-Lê embarks on a life-changing odyssey that takes her to distant corners of the globe together with japanese Peru, Hawaii, Nepal, India, Vietnam, and China. in the course of her exploration, she starts to hook up with her personal therapeutic roots, following within the footsteps of her aunt who in Vietnam have been a healer. as soon as again within the united states, Phan-Lê's religious improvement keeps and she or he comes to a decision to take advantage of media as drugs and to be a medium for therapeutic. This e-book is a part of a better cross-platform of non secular media that incorporates Phan-Lê's accompanying award-winning feature-length documentary movie speaking tale and her nonprofit association therapeutic Planet undertaking that's devoted to the maintenance and presentation of therapeutic and religious traditions via media.

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Botemeiter. Die Boten, die ausschließlich im Dienst des Königs standen, wechselten an Stationen, die einen Tagesritt voneinander entfernt lagen (! Staatspost). - In der röm. Kaiserzeit ist A. die Bezeichnung fiir eine gesetzliche Verpflichtung zur unentgeltl. Transportleistung. Tiber. Der A. bildete die Grenze zwischen l Latium und dem Gebiet der l Sabiner. Er entspringt östl. des heutigen Trevi, fließt an l Tibur vorbei (dort auch Wasserfall) und mündet bei Antemnae in den Tiber. Der A. war in antiker Zeit von zentraler Bedeutung fiir die l Wasserversorgung der Stadt Rom.

Sz Amphiktyonje (gr. ones, »Umwohner«), Kultgemeinschaft griech. Stämme oder Poleis, die sich um ein Heiligtum herum bildete. Am bedeutendsten war die pyläisch-delph. A. mit zwei Heiligtümern, dem der Demeier in Anthela nahe den l Thermopylen und- spätestens seit dem Ende des 7. Jh. v. Chr. -dem des Apollon in l Delphi. Die pyläisch-delph. A. « und zählte zwölf Stämme zu ihren Mitgliedern. Zweimal jährlich fanden Versammlungen der Amphiktyonen statt, zu denen jeder Stamm zwei Abgeordnete (hieromnemones) schickte.

Zum erstenmal im 2. Jh. n. Chr. Hauptvertreter ist l Stobaios, eine wichtige Sammlung sind die Sentenzen Menanders (Menadrou Gnomai). n wie im Falle Menanders die vollständigen Texte aus dem Überlieferungsprozeß verdrängen. BZ Anthropomorphismus, die spätestens seit Homer und Hesiod vorherrschende Vorstellung, daß die Götter eine menschl. Gestalt haben und wie Menschen denken, fühlen und handeln. Sie unterscheiden sich von den Menschen nur durch ihre Unsterblichkeit. Ein Tierkult ist nicht ausgeprägt - vielmehr sind die meisten Götter in der Lage, sich in ein Tier zu verwandeln.

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