Ikuko Osumi, Japanese Master of Seiki Jutsu [With CDROM]

Recognized in Japan as a national treasure, Ikuko Osumi is a practitioner of a nearly extinct Japanese healing ritual called seiku jutsu. A two-part practice, seiku jutsu involves both a series of exercises used by the practitioner to develop and focus the inner spirit and a healing ritual during which the practitioner transmits the seiki -- life force -- to the patient. This book presents a series of exercises developed by Osumi that can be...

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Energy Break

Internationally acclaimed teacher and therapist Dr. Bradford Keeney provides a nineties answer to perpetual fatigue and low energy. His studies with cultures around the world led to his discovery of a three-step technique that delivers an instant response to our physical and emotional energy drain.

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Shakers of St. Vincent

A relatively unknown shamanic culture, the Shakers of the Caribbean island of St. Vincent, are illustrated through personal profiles, stories, and color photographs. A unique blend of West African spirituality and Protestant Christianity, this culture has a strong tradition of seeking personal instruction and spiritual training that is brought forth through a ritual called “mourning.” The details of this ritual are examined in this book, along...

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Shamans of the World

What does the world look like through the eyes of a shaman? To help answer this question, Dr. Bradford Keeney and Nancy Connor present Shamans of the World, an intimate encounter with traditional healers from ten unique indigenous cultures. Through mesmerizing first-hand accounts of miraculous transformation and healing, Shamans of the World transports readers to the otherworldly reality of visionary figures including: Walking Thunder, the Dine...

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Hands of Faith

This volume reveals the lives and traditional healing practices of two dedicated, humble spiritual leaders from Brazil—Joao Fernandes de Carvalho and Otavia Pimental. Joao, known for his ability to write medical prescriptions while in a deep state of prayer, has healed thousands of people who have come to his house for treatment. Otavia, known for her ability to heal with the help of spirit guides, was taught by the spirit of a priest who lived...

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Mind In Therapy

Systemic family therapy - which emphasises treating the patterns that connect the problem behaviour of one person with the behaviour of other people - has become increasingly popular. Because the variety of techniques and theories used in this approach tend to be overwhelming, Mind in therapy offers a unifying conceptual view that enables both students and practitioners to draw on different systemic therapies when organising their clinical...

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Vusamazulu Credo Mutwa

Vusumazulu Credo Mutwa tells the story of his life as an artist, political activist, and healer. Mutwa, the most famous African traditional healer of the 20th century, shares the wisdom of Africa’s traditional sangomas and healers in this beautiful volume, which includes an audio CD that captures the prayers, sacred songs, and sounds of the culture. In addition to his works as a healer and champion of native South Africans and their culture,...

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