Firmly and gracefully it traces the ancient threads that connect Mongolia, Tibet and Native Americans to the very origins of western civilization—showing how these sacred ties have shaped our lives today. Kingsley's book, in an excruciating and witless device, is divided in two sections. I enjoyed my first run through the story section without interruption to read the footnotes. With haunting simplicity and power it tells the true story of where our western culture really came from—and of where it is taking us now. A: Sure, to change your billing address first click on Customer Service on the top of the page. This will take you to the form to change or update your billing information.
These ideas are not only not new, they are simplistic versions of the truth. His topic is nothing less than civilization and its sources of unfolding and flowering. Scholarly discussion depends on evidence— of which A Story Waiting to Pierce You offers the most surprising riches combined with overwhelming expertise. Highlighting how this nomad came as an envoy on a mission of purification, this study records how he met with a man who became tremendously influential in Western science, philosophy, culture, and religion: Pythagoras. If you would like to know the actual shipping cost before you place your order please feel from to contact us at and we will calculate the exact cost for you. Recounting a true story, this exploration tells of a wandering Mongol shaman who made a dramatic appearance around the Mediterranean centuries before the time of Christ. If the items are going to be substantially delayed we will email you with an updated anticipated shipping date.
This is why I gave it 4 instead of 5. He is a former Fellow of the Warburg Institute in London and has held honorary professorships or fellowships at universities in Canada, the United Kingdom and the United States. Availability is based off her schedule. Kingsley's early writings are traditionally academic, and culminate in the 1995 Ancient Philosophy, Mystery, and Magic: Empedocles and Pythagorean Tradition. If an item is out of stock and that information was not provided to you on the website, we will email you with additional information on availability. Revealing a forgotten truth in the present day, this account illuminates the crumbling political and economic structures of the West, shedding light on an ongoing and arduous search for a sense of purpose. Item 13781 Foreword by Joseph Rael Beautiful Painted Arrow ; 174 pages.
Author: Kingsley, PeterRevealing a forgotten truth in the present day, this account illuminates the crumbling political and economic structures of the West, shedding light on an ongoing and arduous search for a sense of purpose. Holiday and orders placed on Saturday and Sunday are processed the next business day. And it is philosophically thrilling! All linear and rational analysis is confined to the second half of the book, which is a mountain of tedious and unreadable long end notes, presumably corresponding to the analytical Western style of wisdom. And it is philosophically thrilling! Available in paperback or limited edition hardback. It is a unique work — a captivating and enlightening book which I heartily recommend to anyone with an interest in Eurasian history. His work is truly worthy of that overworked term wisdom. It is from them we have learned of the depths of the Gods and their natures, their oracles as they guide us to find the answers from within and much more.
For the first time in centuries it traces the ancient threads that connect Mongolia, Tibet and Native Americans to the very origins of western civilization — showing how these sacred ties have shaped our lives today. Shipping charges that show on the final invoices are estimates. Priority Mail Express is a 1-2 day Service and varies based on location. Psychic Mentoring appointments as well as Traditional Astrology, Healing, Clergy Services, House Cleansing and more, contact Ariana today at 978-210-2423 or email her at. Thus the foundation of Western civilization rests on transcendent, non-dualistic wisdom. His innovative research into the spiritual and intellectual debt of ancient Greece to Inner Asia not only broadens our understanding of the past, but also helps us to understand better who we are today.
Q: How do I process a return? Live by an entirely different guidance. Peter Kingsley has written some of the most profound works that focus on the Western Mysteries, bringing back to the world those philosophers of the Ancient Times work who has been forgotten or long-lost. A unique collaboration between the author and archaeologists, historians, and shamans from around the world, this document has the potential to change the future for all. The essence of Western civilization is said to have originated from this meeting and this examination argues that today? In each paragraph of the book, the Spirit is there. I gave it a chance largely on the strength of the supportive blurb by Walter Burkert, the great scholar of the ancient world, but then Professor Burkert is himself rather tone-deaf when it comes to style. Generally Priority Mail will arrive in 3-5 business days and 1st class usually with 3-7 business days. This book is a reminder.
For more information on international orders please see International Orders below. He continues to write and teach, working to make the spirituality and meditative disciplines of Empedocles, Parmenides, and those like them available to people today. Recounting a true story, this exploration tells of a wandering Mongol shaman who made a dramatic appearance around the Mediterranean centuries before the time of Christ. New cloth bound in dust jacket. We have travelled extensively in Peru and have made many meaningful heart connections with the people of this amazing country. And not as fictio This a truly remarkable book! Recounting a true story, this exploration tells of a wandering Mongol shaman who made a dramatic appearance around the Mediterranean centuries before the time of Christ.
This remarkable book tells, with haunting simplicity and precision, the true story of where our western culture really came from and where it is taking us now. I wish there was a happy medium between the superficial although interestingly myth-like quality to the text and the intimidatingly long list of academic sources cited as end notes. If an item is out of stock and that information was not on the website, we will email you with additional information on availability. The effect of this is to subordinate the occident to the orient, rather than to destabilize the boundaries between them. Please note: If your country does not use postal code please insert a 1 in the postal code field if you are not getting shipping cost to show. His books are a delight to read.