INTERVIEWEES

(in alphabetical order)

The people interviewed and featured in the film are people whom I’ve met at various conferences or via friends and acquaintances. I’ve spent some time with them and talked to them about the big questions like the meaning of life and love and they shared their views, which are featured in the film. The variety of the interviewees is wide, some are best selling authors of spiritual literature, some are less known, but I accepted all views without judgment. If life made our paths cross, I remained open minded and I listened, so that I could give everyone a voice. What speaks to you is for you to decide.”

Petr Vachler, producer

 

Shaykha Amat-un-Nur

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 years, 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 to uncover the one Light and Truth that radiates from the heart of all religious and spiritual traditions, inculcating the beauty of unity within diversity and the harmony of human existence through spiritual education.

Vincent Bridges

Vincent Bridges

American writer, researcher, and traveler. Over a long period, he was engaged in various esoteric teachings and mysterious and enigmatic aspects of the history and life of humans. He focused on topics connected with history, geomancy, geobiology, magic, and the search for connections. He was recognized as a leading esoteric historian and renowned authority in the field of Nostradamus and his prophecy. He also studied alchemy and the personalities connected with it, such as the alchemists John Dee and Edward Kelly. Bridges was best know to U.S. audiences as the on-camera guide for the History Channel’s documentaries about Nostradamus.

Rinaldo Brutoco

Rinaldo Brutoco

American lecturer, writer, coach, and expert on modern technologies in the textile industry. He is 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. Uniquely, he combines theory and practice, making it easier for leading workers and organizations to adjust to change through breakthrough ideas.

Carl Johan Calleman

Carl Johan Calleman

Swedish biologist, writer, and expert on the Mayan calendar interpretation. Calleman studied toxicology at the University of Stockholm and later focused on cancer research and the 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. His book The Mayan Calendar and the Transformation of Consciousness is one of the best-selling books about the Mayan culture of all time.

Adjan Chaiwood

Adjan Chaiwood

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. Monastery abbot has a high status in the Buddhist hierarchy and Thai social life.

Deepak Chopra

Deepak Chopra

Leading authority in nutrition, healthy lifestyle, and personal development, he led a medical office specializing in endocrinology. He is a professor of Executive Programs at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. Chopra created his healing philosophy, 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. The aim is to attain physical healing, emotional freedom, and a higher state of consciousness. He is the author of several international bestsellers, the most successful of which is the book The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success: A Practical Guide to Fulfilling Your Dreams.

 

 
 
Kiesha Crowther

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. Her message appeals to the change of the individual and the planetary consciousness so that we can live in peace and harmony with everything around us.

Ruediger Dahlke

Ruediger Dahlke

German doctor and psychotherapist who concentrates mainly on complex medicine. He studied medicine at Munich University and then continued his medical training in natural treatment and psychotherapy. He has also acquired practical knowledge in the area of regression therapy. Besides his psychotherapeutic work, he also writes books, lectures and organizes seminars. He has written over 40 books, many of which were translated into more than 25 languages. His best-known and most translated books are Illness as a Journey and the subsequent Illness as the Speech of the Soul.

Emaho

Emahó

American Indian of the Tewa tribe. For more than twenty years, he has been devoted to a ritual of purgatorial Firedance, in which 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 teach their children how to stand on their feet and have good judgment ability. 

Sandra Epstein

Sandra Epstein

Brazilian lecturer and artist. She studied pedagogy and art and engaged in psychology and shamanism. After years of psychotherapeutic practice, observation, and communication with the biodiversity of the 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 inner biodiversity: what is happening inside of us, what our dichotomies are, and how to deal with them.

Amit Goswami

Amit Goswami

Amit Goswami is an Indian scientist and 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

Stanislav Grof

Stanislav Grof is an American psychiatrist of Czech origin and 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 consciousness is the primary characteristic of existence instead of being an epiphenomenon of matter.

Alicia Hamm

Alicia Hamm

Native American shaman, originally from Argentina. She works with the traditional rituals of her teachers from the Hopi and Lakota tribes. In the seminars, she works with the Lakota “medicine wheel,” a method of the four sacred directions and the four parts of our soul – inner child, woman, man, and soul. She listens to Mother Earth and the Great Spirit and allows herself to be guided in her work by contact with them. She is “the bridge” – it is also her first initiation name. Further, it cleans the chakras and locates the soul – that is, if a person’s soul is not in the body but is located next to his body, she will bring his soul back to the body. This can occur after severe trauma, accident, illness, or difficult life situation. She works with the healing of the soul of the place and knows how to listen to the human soul, which she also heals. Her teachers included Wallace-Black Elk, Swift Deer, Brave Buffalo, Brave Bison, The lord of the winds, and others.

Octavio Rettig Hinojosa

Octavio Rettig Hinojosa

Initially, a physician conducted more than 6000 sessions with the natural substances containing the powerful psychedelic compound 5-Meo-DMT (Bufo alvarius toad, yopo) to assist people in recovering from a 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 the Sonora desert, where the toad lives. Over the years, he developed a unique medicinal new shamanic fusion to work with this substance. He wrote the book The Toad of Dawn.

Desiree Hurtak

Desiree Hurtak

American sociologist, environmentalist, and film producer. She closely cooperates with her husband, J. J. Hurtak. 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 the Academy for Future Science.

David Vaughan Icke

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 a global conspiracy. Icke used to be a sports commentator for BBC TV and a speaker for the Green Party; later on, he started a deeper search through the cornerstones of the government 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. David Icke’s seminal book, which has seen many reprints, is Truth Vibrations.

Mabel Katz

Mabel Katz

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. Her most successful and best-selling book is The Secret of the Simple Way. 

Lui Krieg

Lui Krieg

British musician, lecturer, and healer. While traveling through India, Thailand, and America, he became aware of the healing power of crystals and gemstones. When he discovered their limitless and specific qualities, he designed and made unique jewelry sets and transformational tools. He founded Crystal Sound Academy of England, which uses new healing techniques with crystals’ sounds – Crystal Sound Healer.

Sergei Lazarev

Sergey Lazarev

Russian healer, psychologist, bioenergy therapist, and author of many books. He discovered and described the karmic mechanism, which has already been described in many sources but has not been researched yet. Not only was he historically the first to recognize the deepest structures of the soul, which influence our health and fate, but based on numerous studies, he has also proved that we can change human fate, character, and health by influencing behavior and emotions. In his research, science and religion are connected into one harmonious whole. So is his series of 12 books called Karma Diagnostics.

Eduardo Luna

Eduardo Luna

He has a Ph.D. from the Department of Comparative Religion at Stockholm University and was an Assistant Professor in Anthropology in Brazil. He is the Director of Wasiwaska, Research Center for the Study of Psychointegrator Plants, Visionary Art and Consciousness in Brazil. Dr. Luna is the author of Vegetalismo: Shamanism among the Mestizo Population of the Peruvian Amazon, a co-author with Pablo Amaringo of Ayahuasca Visions: The Religious Iconography of a Peruvian Shaman, and co-author with Slawek Wojtowicz, Rick Strassman and Ede Frecska of Inner Paths to Outer Space: Journeys Through Psychedelics and Other Spiritual Technologies (2008).

Roy Martina

Roy Martina

American holistic lecturer, physician, and specialist in health coaching. 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 tendencies to sabotage our body when it tries to heal itself. In this field, he developed an innovative healing method that can overcome our attempts at mental and emotional sabotage. He also discovered a connection between soul memory, DNA, and the morphogenetic resonance field.

Dan Millman

Dan Millman

American world-champion athlete, martial arts instructor, university coach, college professor, and author of many books. After twenty years of 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 into a feature film. Millman is the author of 18 books that have been translated into a total of 29 languages.

Henri Monfort

Henri Monfort

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 sustenance in the 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 reaching adulthood, he focused on spirituality and engaged in transcendental meditation. He changed his diet to a vegetarian one, per the principle of “ahimsa,” meaning non-violence. Later he decided to free himself from dependence on food and take only nutrition from prana. In 2009, he published a book about his philosophy of life, Pragmatic Nutrition: A Different Path to Spirituality, which has been translated into many world languages. 

Raymond Moody

Raymond Moody

American pioneer in the scientific investigation of the questions of humanity has been interested, for the whole time of its existence, in the: 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 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. The most famous of his 11 books is undoubtedly Life After Life, a book that has sold over 13 million copies worldwide.

Cacique Ninawa Interviewee

Cacique Ninawa

Chieftan of the Huni Kui tribe from Acre in the Brazilian Amazon. Cacique Ninawa is a healer, an indigenous rights activist, and the chairman of the Huni Kui Federation, or Kaxinawa, which means “the true people.” His ethnic group numbers about 8 000 people who live on 114 000 hectares. As an ambassador for his people who travel worldwide, Ninawa is committed to agroforestry and fighting against the abuses of carbon trading. In October 2017, he joined the Alliance of Mother Nature’s Guardians. The Alliance introduced to the world the Declaration of the Alliance of Guardians and Children of Mother Nature, in which Ninawa actively participates as a delegate of all indigenous peoples of Brazil.

Eric Pearl

Eric Pearl

American chiropractor, founder of the Reconnective Healing method, and absolute practice expert in his field. After he had “miraculously” healed tens of seriously ill people, Eric Pearl left his lucrative practice and dedicated himself to Reconnective Healing. In his books and seminars, as well as in his everyday work, Eric keeps explaining simple principles that – when connected – lead to healing. Everyone could be a healer. We just have to connect to the energy which is all around us. Pearl’s most successful book is The Reconnection: Heal Others, Heal Yourself, which has been translated into 40 languages.

Jan Rak

Jan Rak

Czech nuclear and quantum physicist. After obtaining his doctorate, he participated in all major experiments on accelerators around the world, in JINR in Russia, at CERN in Geneva, Switzerland, at the Max Plank Institute in Heidelberg, Germany, at the Brookhaven National Laboratory in the USA, and finally at the University of Jyvaskyla in Finland. His primary research is relativistic quantum field theory. He is also unique in the scientific community because he examines the connection between quantum physics and spirituality. His lectures are often about the randomness of anything that happens to us in life. According to Rak, people create a reality with their ideas.

Lance Secretan

Lance Secretan

Canadian lecturer of leadership skills, counselor, 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 path 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 organizations in the United States and Canada.

Swami Vishwananda

Swami Vishwananda

Founder of Bhakti Margaz, spiritual teacher and master from the island of Mauritius. For a few years, he has been visiting countries in Europe, America, Africa, and Asia to bring a message about universal divine love. He inspires people to open their hearts to divine love and to be kinder and more loving towards each other. He teaches how to cross borders of individual religions and leads people to understand that all-connecting unity is hidden behind seeming differences.

Brandon Bays

Brandon Bays

American teacher in the field of body-mind healing. After a severe illness, which she managed to cure herself without medicaments or surgeries, Brandon formulated her 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. She formulated her personal experience and healing methods in her book The Journey, which has been translated into 23 languages and has become a worldwide bestseller.

Dannion Brinkley

Dannion Brinkley

American author describes his research and experiences with people with near-death experiences in his books. His research stemmed from his experience when he was clinically dead for 28 minutes. During this time, he underwent events that have also been described by several people surviving clinical death. Similar to his own personal and unique experience.

Lorna Byrne

Lorna Byrne

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 talks 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.

Ricardo Cervantes Cervantes

Ricardo Cervantes Cervantes – El Gorila

Ricardo, who goes by the Toltec name Tlahuizcalpantecuhtli, is one of the spiritual leaders of his community who honors this sacred responsibility daily. Known affectionately as El Gorila among his community, Ricardo has been welcomed by the government in a good way for his efforts to preserve culture, recently endorsed by the Consulate General of Mexico. Ricardo has also served as the only indigenous representative in a dialogue aimed at helping “Angel Notion,” a recognized philanthropic organization both in the United States and Mexico, recognized for assisting doctors from Michigan State University in work with the local indigenous people of Yucatan and medicine men for the formation of a hospital in Yucatan which involves both western and traditional indigenous medicine.

Peter Chappell

Peter Chappell

English homeopath and inventor. He founded several homeopathic clinics and initiated the constitution of many homeopathic schools in various countries worldwide. His experience from long-term work with AIDS patients in Africa and more than thirty years of homeopathy practice gave rise to the thought of developing his resonance technology PPD (Personal Performance Download). A natural way to inner freedom aimed at improving the physical and mental condition and, therefore, increasing quality of life.

Andreas Clauss

Andreas Clauss

German author, entrepreneur, and board member of the “Novertis Stiftung” foundation in Berlin. He is often marked down as a representative of the physical economy and banking and an economic heretic. Andreas has worked in the financial sector for over twenty years, explaining the background of financial and economic crises amusingly and comprehensively. He shows why the crises had to happen, what future development is afoot, and what the possibilities are to defend ourselves – the facts speak for themselves.

James A. Cusumano

James A. Cusumano

American entrepreneur, scientist, musician, film producer, and hotelier. He began his career as a frontman 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.

Erich Anton Paul von Daniken

Erich Anton Paul von Däniken

Swiss author and mystery lover. He is considered to be the founder of the so-called speculative archaeology. In his books, he presents theories about extraterrestrial visits to Earth which influenced early human history. His first and probably most crucial book, Chariots of the Gods?, was published in 1968. Däniken’s books have been translated into twenty-eight languages and sold more than 60 million copies. Most of them have become bestsellers.

Masaru Emoto

Masaru Emoto

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, symmetry, and beauty does not solely depend on its origin (whether it is rainwater, mineral water, water from a tap, or a glacier reservoir) 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. His book Hidden Secrets of Water became a New York Times bestseller in 2004.

Jorge N Ferrer Ph D

Jorge N. Ferrer

He is the award-winning 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 to solve the global interreligious 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.

Charles Grob

Charles Grob

A Doctor of Medicine and the director of the division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at UCLA Medical Center, and Prof. of Psychiatry and Pediatrics at the UCLA School of Medicine. Dr. Grob conducted the first government-approved psycho-biological research study of MDMA and was the principal investigator of an international research project in the Brazilian Amazon studying the visionary plant brew, ayahuasca. He has also published the first approved research investigating, after several decades, the safety and efficacy of psilocybin treatment in terminal cancer patients with anxiety. He is a founding board member of the Heffter Research Institute.

Lino be Guinsada

Lino be Guinsada

Philippine healer, founder of the spiritual and healing center 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 the human body, mind, and soul.

John Hawken

John Hawken

British psychotherapist, consultant, and teacher of tantra and shamanism. John is one of Europe’s most experienced teachers of tantra and energy work. He is the head lecturer of long-term adult training programs 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 the integration of our light and our darkness, earth and heaven, soul and body, and therefore finding our wholeness.

James Humble

James Humble

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 several conditions which modern science cannot cure, and is very cheap. MMS releases chlorine dioxide, and when used by Jim Humble’s protocols, it can kill all pathogenic disease-causing microorganisms without damaging healthy human cells. MMS is known all over the world, and the number of its users keeps growing.

James Humble

James Joachim Hurtak

American sociologist, linguist, futurist, and author. He closely cooperates with his wife, Desiree. They are engaged in various subjects, including religion, philosophy, environment, and unconventional theories in the planetary sciences and archaeology, etc. Through the 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.

Ana Auntie Kapihe

Ana Auntie Kapihe

Hawaiian shaman inherited her knowledge from her ancestors, especially from her grandfather Joseph Kapihe, who passed on all his knowledge, including a technique of Lomi Lomi massage. Ana connects traditional Hawaiian teachings with the original wisdom of the Hopi tribe Indians. She also spent some time in a Japanese monastery, got initiated into Sufi, mastered the Jaj-Do technique of Japanese sword, and teaches judo.

Konstantin Korotkov

Konstantin Korotkov

Russian university professor, scientist, and holder of 17 patents for inventions in the field of biophysics, he lectures on informatics and biophysics, is also an author of 9 books, and has published more than 200 papers in professional journals. He dedicated his life to studying 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, making diagnosing patients easier.

Ervin Laszlo

Ervin László

Ervin László is a Hungarian philosopher of science, a founder of 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 the future. In recent years, he became famous thanks to his cosmological theory of continuity (“The Akasha Paradigm“) and his new concept of the universe, life, and consciousness. The world’s most translated book by this thinker is Science and the Akashic Field: An Integral Theory of Everything.

Ihaleakala Hew Len

Ihaleakala Hew Len

Hawaiian therapist, psychologist, and a world-renowned authority on the teaching of Ho’oponopono. He was considered one of the most remarkable therapists in the world as he managed to cure seemingly incurable and psychologically disturbed patients, prisoners, and 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 that cause blockages and problems.

Paramhans Swami Maheswarananda

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 scientific research to create a masterfully organized Yoga in Daily Life system, teaching how to attain good physical, mental, social, and spiritual health. How to reach harmony, inner peace, and spiritual development.

Lynne McTaggart

Lynne McTaggart

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, conventional and alternative medicine practice, and the science of spirituality. Lynn is an author of a course called Living the Field and the organizer of very successful conferences and workshops directed at helping people use the newest scientific models and research in everyday life. Her book The Field, which argues that an interactive field unifies the universe, has been translated into 14 languages.

Tim Mitchell

Tim Mitchell

Australian lecturer and teacher of Vedic meditation, Ayurveda, and yoga. In 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 an entire life in peace, health, and harmony. The quality of everything we do depends directly on the 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 practical wisdom.

Anisia Semizool Mongush

Anisia Semizool Mongush

South Siberian shaman, an expert on traditional rituals and chants. Anisia comes from the Russian Republic of Tuva. She became a shaman at the age of thirty-five after a long-term illness she had great difficulty recovering from. At that time, her family invited a shaman to see Anisia; the shaman discovered symptoms of “shamanic disease” and invited her to a shamanic house in Kyzyl. Anisia accepted the invitation and learned their local shamanic practices.

Tim Wallace Murphy

Tim Wallace Murphy

British researcher, publicist, and expert on Old English history. He focuses on Gnosticism, the history of the Templar order, and medieval esoteric tradition. He is a founder of the European Templar Heritage Research Network. His books and lectures discuss behavior in the real world, present, and past, influenced by spiritual transformation. He offers deep and knowledgeable insight into topics that should be kept secret, according to some authors. Crucial in this respect is his book Hidden Wisdom – Secrets of the Western Esoteric Tradition.

Silvano Paolucci

Silvano Paolucci

Italian researcher, therapist, and shaman. Silvano is a founder of many holistic centers focusing on spiritual development, organizer conferences and seminars (with Gregg Braden, Masaru Emoto, and Bruce Lipton), and a lecturer. He specializes in healing energies (crystal therapy, ancient Essen therapy, shamanic teaching, etc.). He is a long-term expert in Essen Mirrors Therapy, a Mer-Ka-Ba meditation teacher, and he studies ancient wisdom and dynamic theosophy.

Srikumar Rao

Srikumar Rao

Indian professor, coach, and lecturer in a couple of prestigious schools. He used to work in 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 post-industrial society. In his courses, he advises managers on how to lead a 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

Don Miguel Ruiz

Mexican author of books on new shamanism, New Age spirituality, and a new message leading humans to personal freedom. He examines the human mind from the point of view of Toltec tradition and scientific one; he connected ancient wisdom with modern theories and created a new message for humanity based on truth and common sense. His best-known book, The Four Agreements, was first published in 1997 and has sold over ten million copies in the US alone. The book has been translated into 46 languages.

 

David Steindl-Rast

David Steindl-Rast

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 (Ph.D.). 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.

Jenny Wade

Jenny Wade

A developmental psychologist specializing in the structuring of consciousness and how changes in awareness can expand human potential. Her research of variations in ordinary adult consciousness forms the basis of a leadership and organization practice, e.g., a transformative leadership program sponsored by the International Peace Foundation and Prince Alfred of Liechtenstein. She focuses on prenatal and near-death consciousness, nonduality, naturally occurring altered states, and an astronomical basis for ancient Indo-European paganism. Wade is the author of Changes of Mind: A Holonomic Theory of the Evolution of Consciousness, Transcendent Sex: When Lovemaking Opens the Veil, and numerous academic articles.

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