Respondents are sorted in alphabetical order.
James A. Cusumano
American entrepreneur, scientist, musician, film producer and hotelier. He began his career as a front man of a successful rock’n’roll band called The Royal Teens. He graduated from chemistry, worked at the Exxon Company, and founded the company Catalytica in Silicon Valley. He later moved from California to the Czech Republic where, together with his wife Inéz, he runs an exclusive spa hotel Chateau Mcely. He initiated the formation of the programs Mcely Forum and Leadership for Life, aimed at the so called conscious leadership.
American teacher in the field of body mind healing. After a serious illness, which she managed to cure herself without medicaments or surgeries, Brandon formulated her own unique healing method called The Journey. This method enables effective treatment of emotional and physical problems at the cellular level; it ranks among internationally acknowledged and highly potent healing processes.
American writer, researcher and traveller. Over a long period of time he has been engaged in various esoteric teachings, mysterious and enigmatic aspects of the history and life of humans. He focuses on topics connected with history, geomancy, geobiology, magic and search for connections. He is recognised as a leading esoteric historian and renowned authority in the field of Nostradamus and his prophecy. He is also engaged in the study of alchemy and the personalities connected with it, as the alchemists John Dee or Edward Kelly.
American author describes in his books his research and experiences with people with a Near Death Experience. His research stems from his own experience when he was clinically dead for 28 minutes. During this time he underwent events which have also been described by several people surviving clinical death, similar to his own – personal and unique- experience.
American lecturer writer, couch and expert on modern technologies in the textile industry. He is being called a practical visionary, change bringer and futurist. Rinaldo has published many expert papers and books dealing with the role and responsibility of a company in personal, environmental and social relationships. In a unique way, he combines theory and practise, making it easier for leading workers and organisations to adjust to change through breakthrough ideas.
Irish mystic and author. Since an early age she has been seeing angels and speaking with them. In her book Angels in My Hair, Lorna openly speaks about her experience for the first time. In her second book Stairways to Heaven, she writes about the relationship of the human soul with the body. In the third book A Message of Hope from the Angels, she points out the power of prayer and love. To her fans (regardless of their religious belief), she provides mainly hope and helps them realize that, however lonely they may feel in life, they always have their guardian angel by their side.
Carl Johan Calleman
Swedish biologist, writer, and expert on the Mayan calendar interpretation. Calleman studied toxicology at the University of Stockholm, later focusing on cancer research and environment. He has been intensely interested in Mayan culture since 1979, cooperating with the Mayan Council of Elders. Calleman believes that the Mayan calendar mirrors the development of biology, history and human consciousness. His research suggests that life on our planet was not created by accident out of nowhere, but that the Earth was specially chosen for this purpose.
German author, entrepreneur and board member of the “Novertis Stiftung” foundation in Berlin. He is often marked down as a representative of physical economy and banking, as well as an economic heretic. Andreas has been working in the financial sector for over twenty years, explaining the background of financial and economical crises in an amusing and comprehensible way. He shows why the crises had to happen, what future development is afoot, and what are the possibilities to defend ourselves – the facts speak for themselves.
Kiesha Crowther (Little Grandmother)
American Indian shaman who is among twelve world Wisdom Keepers. Her task is to pass on a message of ancestors dealing with the transition of Earth into a higher dimension. She founded Tribe of Many Colours, where she invites everyone who wants to help Mother Earth and wishes to live from their hearts and realize who we really are, to join. Her message appeals to the change of the individual and the planetary consciousness in such a way that we could live in peace and harmony with everything around us.
German doctor and psychotherapist who concentrates mainly on complex medicine. He studied medicine at the Munich University and then continued his medical training in the field of natural treatment and psychotherapy. He has also acquired practical knowledge in the area of regression therapy. Besides his psychotherapeutic work, he also writes books, gives lectures and organises seminars. He has authored over 40 books, many of which were translated into more than 25 languages.
Erich Anton Paul von Däniken
Swiss author and mystery lover, he is considered to be a founder of so the called speculative archaeology. In his books, he presents theories about extraterrestrial visits to Earth which influenced early human history. His first and probably most important book Chariots of the Gods? was published in 1968. Däniken’s books have been translated into twenty eight languages, have sold more than 60 million copies and most of them have become bestsellers.
American Indian of the Tewa tribe. For more than twenty years he has been devoted to a ritual of purgatorial Firedance, where he proves that there is no difference between the spiritual world and the world of work and life. He is concerned with teaching people independence in their own life, so that they can then teach their children how to stand on their own feet and how to have a good ability of their own judgement.
Japanese scientist engaged in the exploration of water. He discovered that different crystalline formations are created in observed individual water samples. The reaction of water – formation of crystals, their symmetry and beauty – does not depend solely on its origin (whether it is rainwater, mineral water, water from a tap, reservoir of glacier) but also on how the sample is treated. Masaru found out that water crystal formations can be influenced for example by mobile phones, TV, microwave ovens, music, speech and even by “mere” thought.
Brazilian lecturer and artist. She studied pedagogy and art, and engaged in psychology and shamanism. After years of psychotherapeutic practice, observation and communication with biodiversity of Amazon rainforest, she created Araretama essences and the educational system Araretama Emotional Fitness. Through this system we are taught by the rainforest how to enrich and understand our own inner biodiversity: what is happening inside of us, what are our dichotomies and how to deal with them.
Lino be Guinsada
Philippine healer, founder of the spiritual and healing centre Ragara Beach on the island of Mindoro, Philippines. He has the extraordinary gift to heal people, and help them find or increase their life force, harmony and health. The treatment consists in penetrating the hand onto the body in a place of disharmony, or where energy blockages are causing the illness. He views his work as a mission and the spreading of Light, and regards himself as an instrument of the Holy Spirit who heals human body, mind and soul.
Amit Goswami is an Indian scientist and a professor. He dedicated his life to quantum physics, specifically the connection of this science with everyday life and spirituality. According to Goswami, it is possible to connect the world of science and spirituality, and in the context of quantum physics, to create space for spiritual concepts,and even for topics such as God, life after death and reincarnation.
Stanislav Grof is an American psychiatrist of Czech origin, one of the founders of transpersonal psychology. In addition to the theoretical outline of this movement, his research also included the use of altered states of consciousness in healing. He discovered and developed Holotropic Breathwork and wrote several books on the topic of psycho-spiritual crisis. Regarding the links between consciousness and matter, Grof expressed his view that instead of being epiphenomenon of matter, consciousness is actually the primary characteristic of existence.
British psychotherapist, consultant, teacher of tantra and shamanism. John is one of the most experienced teachers of tantra and energy work in Europe. He is the head lecturer of long term training programs for adults focused on developing love, sexuality, intimacy and partnership. His concept of tantra brings us back to deep acceptance of our most original existence; it is based on integration of our light and our darkness, earth and heaven, soul and body, and therefore finding our wholeness.
James Joachim Hurtak
American sociologist, linguist, futurist and author. He closely cooperates with his wife Desiree. They are engaged in a wide range of subjects including religion, philosophy, environment, unconventional theories in the field of planetary sciences and archaeology, etc. Through their Academy for Future Science they try to encourage people to use new and newly developing technologies. The Academy also supports research of technologies and education, environmental studies and philosophy or social projects including projects designed to protect indigenous tribes.
American sociologist, environmentalist and film producer. She closely cooperates with her husband J. J.. Besides other things, she is engaged in environmental studies, film documentation of indigenous cultures and activities aiming to preserve their cultural heritage. She is a co-founder of Academy for Future Science.
American discoverer of healing properties of a solution he called MMS – Master Mineral Solution. The solution is effective against 90 % of all known diseases, helps with a number of conditions, which modern science is unable to cure, and on top of that it is very cheap. MMS releases chlorine dioxide, and when used in accordance with Jim Humble’s protocols, it is able to kill all pathogenic disease causing microorganisms without any damage to healthy human cells. MMS is known all over the world, and the number of its users keeps growing.
Abbot of Thai monastery Wat Nong Bua. Adjan Chaiwood (Adjan is a Thai term for a teacher) came to the Buddhist monastery when he was 28, after service in the army. Subsequently he spent ten years meditating in seclusion and two years in a cave in absolute solitude. An abbot of a monastery has a high status in Buddhist hierarchy as well as in Thai social life.
English homeopath and inventor. He founded several homeopathic clinics and initiated constitution of many homeopathic schools in various countries all over the world. His experience from long term work with AIDS patients in Africa, and more than thirty years long practice of homeopathy, gave rise to a thought of developing his own resonance technology PPD (Personal Performance Download) – a natural way to inner freedom aimed to improvement of physical and mental condition and therefore to an increase in quality of life.
Leading authority in the area of nutrition, healthy lifestyle and personal development, he headed a medical office specialised in endocrinology. He is a professor of Executive Programs at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. Chopra created his own philosophy of healing, connecting the traditional eastern art of healing with the best western medicine has to offer. The fundamental pillar of our health is the connection between body and mind and the care for its balance. Our aim is to attain physical healing, emotional freedom and higher state of consciousness.
David Vaughan Icke
One of the most visible, most open, and at the same time most controversial British authors and lecturers, he is often marked down as a master of global conspiracy. Icke used to be a sport commentator for BBC TV, and a speaker of the Green Party; later on he started a deeper search through the cornerstones of the governance that controls our world. He is concerned with the manipulation of the human race in our current reality, and presents new levels of its understanding.
Ana Auntie Kapihe
Hawaiian shaman who inherited her knowledge from her ancestors, especially from her grandfather Joseph Kapihe, who passed on to her all his knowledge, including a technique of Lomi Lomi massage. Ana connects traditional Hawaiian teachings with the original wisdom of Hopi tribe Indians. She also spent some time in a Japanese monastery, got initiated into Sufi, mastered Jaj-Do technique of Japanese sword and teaches judo.
Motivational speaker, consultant, lecturer and successful author. She is among the leading authorities of an ancient Hawaiian teaching Ho’oponopono. Mabel has transferred this spiritual method into the environment of international corporations, where it enjoys great success and palpable results. Living Ho’oponopono is the easiest way to reach harmony, peace, abundance, health, and satisfaction in all areas of life through mental and physical cleaning, in the process of penance, forgiveness and transformation.
Russian university professor, scientist, holder of 17 patents for inventions in the field of biophysics, he lectures on informatics and biophysics, and is also an author of 9 books, having published more than 200 papers in professional journals. He dedicated his life to the study of spiritual realms from a scientific point of view. He is interested in electro-photonic, which enables direct observation of the human energy field in real time, making it possible to observe an imbalance that influences the individual health state, which consequently makes it easier to diagnose patients.
British musician, lecturer and healer. While travelling through India, Thailand and America he started to be aware of healing power of crystals and gemstones. When he discovered their limitless and specific qualities he began to design and make unique sets of jewellery and transformational tools. He founded Crystal Sound Academy of England which engages in new techniques of healing with sounds of crystals – Crystal Sound Healer.
Ervin László is a Hungarian philosopher of science, a founder of the systemic philosophy and the general evolution theory, and one of the leading theoreticians of integral thinking. He is further renowned for his work in the research area of future. In recent years, he particularly became famous thanks to his cosmological theory of continuity (“The Akasha Paradigm“) and his new concept of the universe, life and consciousness.
Russian healer, psychologist, bioenergotherapist and author of many books. He discovered and described karmic mechanism, which has already been described in many sources but not been researched yet. Not only was he the first in history to recognize the deepest structures of soul, which influence our health and fate, but based on numerous studies he as also proved that we can change human fate, character and health by influencing behaviour and emotions. In his research, science and religion connects into one harmonious whole.
Ihaleakala Hew Len
Hawaiian therapist, psychologist, world renowned authority on the teaching of Ho’oponopono. He is considered to be one of the most remarkable therapists in the world as he managed to cure even seemingly incurable and psychologically disturbed patients, prisoners and actually everybody without even meeting them. He brought up to date an ancient Hawaiian art of Ho’oponopono and tailored it to today’s world, teaching us to dissolve memories which cause blockages and problems.
Paramhans Swami Maheswarananda
Indian author of the system Yoga in Daily Life, founder of International Sri Deep Madhavananda Ashram Fellowship. He connected ancient yoga traditions with his rich experience and results of modern science research, to create a masterfully organised system Yoga in Daily Life, teaching how to attain good physical, mental, social, and spiritual health. How to reach harmony, inner peace and spiritual development.
American holistic lecturer, physician and specialist in health couching. His interest and life mission is helping people to create health and vitality on an emotional, mental and physical level. He engages in the research of healing blockages and ways of eliminating our own tendencies to sabotage our body when it tries to heal itself. In this field, he developed an innovative healing method which is able to overcome our attempts at mental and emotional sabotage. He also discovered a connection between soul memory, DNA and the morphogenetic resonance field.
American writer, journalist, publisher and lecturer. Her field of interest could be called “a bridge between science and spirituality”. She has been interested in consciousness, physics, the practise of conventional and alternative medicine, and the science about spirituality. Lynn is an author of a course called Living the Field, and the organizer of very successful conferences and workshops which are directed at helping people using the newest scientific models and research in everyday life.
American world-champion athlete, martial arts instructor, university coach, college professor and author of many books. After twenty years of a long intensive spiritual seeking, Dan’s teachings got formulated into the Way of the Peaceful Warrior, and his philosophy became a lifestyle for millions of people all over the world. His first partly autobiographical book Way of the Peaceful Warrior was adapted to a feature film.
Australian lecturer and teacher of Vedic meditation, ayurveda and yoga. On his seminars he presents a practical way of living one’s life in harmony with the cycles and rhythms around us, understanding the uniqueness of each of us and therefore living a full life in peace, health and harmony. The quality of everything we do depends directly on quality of our rest. Where there is no rest there is no strength and creativity. In an accessible and modern way, he explains that ayurveda is not an exotic science but a practical wisdom.
Anisia Semizool Mongush
South Siberian shaman, expert on traditional rituals and chants. Anisia comes from the Russian Republic of Tuva. She became a shaman in the age of thirty five after a long term illness she had great difficulty to recover from. At that time her family invited a shaman to see Anisia; the shaman discovered symptoms of “shamanic disease” and invited her to shamanic house in Kyzyl. Anisia accepted the invitation and learned there local shamanic practises.
French author, shaman and breatharian. For more than seven years he has been living, as he says, without food and with no intention to eat physical food in future either. He was often ill as a child, his liver was very weak and Henri believes it was due to an enormous consumption of meat. After he reached adulthood he focused on spirituality and got engaged in transcendental meditation. He changed his diet into a vegetarian one, which is in accordance with the principle of “ahimsa”, meaning non-violence. Later he decided to free himself from dependence on food and take in nutrition only from prana.
American pioneer in the scientific investigation of the questions of humanity, he has been interested, for the whole time of its existence, in: Does life finish with our physical death? Dr. Moody approaches this problem strictly scientifically, without any effort to cause a sensation. He has personally met with thousands of people who survived clinical death and had a Near Death Experience. Nonetheless, Moody does not offer a definite answer to the question if there is life after death. On the contrary, he tries to ask more questions and provoke discussion.
Tim Wallace Murphy
British researcher, publicist and expert on Old English history. He focuses on Gnosticism, history of Templar order and medieval esoteric tradition. He is a founder of the European Templar Heritage Research Network. In his books and lectures, he talks about behaviour in the real world, present and past, being influenced by spiritual transformation and offers deep and knowledgeable insight into topics which should – according to some authors – be kept secret.
Italian researcher, therapist and shaman. Silvano is a founder of many holistic centres focusing on spiritual development, organiser of conferences and seminars (with Gregg Braden, Masaru Emoto, Bruce Lipton), and also a lecturer. He specialises in healing energies (crystal therapy, ancient Essen therapy, shamanic teaching etc.). He is a long term expert in Essen Mirrors Therapy, teacher of Mer-Ka-Ba meditation and he also studies ancient wisdom and dynamic theosophy.
American chiropractor, founder of the Reconnective Healing method and absolute expert in his field. After he had “miraculously” healed tens of seriously ill people, Eric Pearl left his lucrative practise and dedicated himself to the Reconnective Healing. In his books, on seminars, as well as in his everyday work, Eric keeps explaining simple principles which – when connected – lead to healing. Everyone could be a healer, we just have to connect to the energy which is all around us.
Indian professor, coach, and lecturer on a couple of prestigious schools. He used to work on managerial positions in leading world companies. He has written some bestselling books on personal development. His courses are based on eastern philosophies adjusted for people living in the post-industrial society. In his courses he advises managers on how to lead an harmonious life and reach happiness. He says: “To expect that meditation in India will solve your life is really out of the beam.”
Don Miguel Ruiz
Mexican author of books on neoshamanism, New Age spirituality and a new message leading humans to personal freedom. He examines human mind from the point of view of Toltec tradition as well as scientific one; he connected ancient wisdom with modern theories and created a new message for the whole humanity based on truth and common sense. His most famous book The Four Agreements was first published in 1997 and since then has sold over 4 million copies.
Canadian lecturer of leadership skills, counsellor and guru of inspirational leadership. He formulated a coherent view on principles of systematic development of inspired and inspiring leadership of others. He helps people on their way to an authentic personal and working life – on the way of creating integrated personality and full development of leading potential, which has been given to each of us. Among his clients are the prominent and most sought-after employers organisations in the United States and Canada.
Founder of Bhakti Margaz, spiritual teacher and master from the island of Mauritius. Already for a few years he has been visiting countries of Europe, America, Africa and Asia to bring a message about universal divine love. He inspires people to open their heart to divine love, to be kinder and more loving towards each other. He teaches how to cross borders of individual religions and leads people to an understanding that behind seeming differences is hidden all-connecting unity.
Dr. Octavio Rettig Hinojosa
Originally a physician, has conducted more than 6000 sessions with the natural substances containing powerful psychedelic compound 5-Meo-DMT (Bufo alvarius toad, yopo), to assist people in recovering from variety of mental health problems. He received his medical degree at the University of Guadalajara, Mexico. After discovering the secretion of Bufo alvarius healing properties, he reintroduced this tool to the Seri tribe of Sonora desert, where the toad lives. By years he developed a unique medicinal neoshamanic fusion to work with this substance. He wrote the book The Toad of Dawn.
Shaykha Amat-un-Nur (Naila Hayat Noon)
Holds a Master’s in Comparative Philosophy: Islamic and Western Mysticism. She has been actively involved in the Sufi Path for the last 15 yrs, remaining a student of Pir Zia Inayat Khan, the head of the Inayati Order in which she serves as a Representative for the South-East Asian Region and a Spiritual Guide. Her passion is to work for the uncovering of the one Light and Truth that radiate from the Heart of all religious and spiritual traditions, inculcating through spiritual education, the beauty of unity within diversity and the harmony of human existence.
Born in Vienna, Austria in 1926, David Steindl-Rast studied art, anthropology, and psychology, at the Vienna Academy of Fine Arts (MA) and the University of Vienna (PhD). In 1953, he joined Mount Saviour Benedictine Monastery. There he was sent by his abbot to participate in Buddhist-Christian dialogue, for which he received Vatican approval in 1967. In 1975 he received the Martin Buber Award for his achievements in building bridges between religious traditions.
Jorge N. Ferrer, Ph.D
He is the award-winner author of Revisioning Transpersonal Theory: A Participatory Vision of Human Spirituality. In 2009, he became an advisor to the organization Religions for Peace at the United Nations on a research project aimed at solving global inter religious conflict. Ferrer offers talks and workshops internationally on transpersonal psychology, participatory spirituality, comparative mysticism and religious studies, integral and contemplative education, and sexuality and spirituality.