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Medicinemaker: Mystic Encounters on the Shaman's Path (Paperback)

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In the brilliant visionary tradition of Carlos Castaneda, anthropologist Hank Wesselman first documented his spiritual journey in the acclaimed account Spiritwalker. Now he continues his travels through the spirit world in this astonishing book, leading us into the heart of one of the greatest mysteries of existence.

Dr. Wesselman's inspiring quest began with a dramatic encounter on the island of Hawaii. Though he had feared his connection to Nainoa, a kahuna initiate and fellow mystic traveler, would be severed when he moved to San Diego, Wesselman would continue to merge minds with Nainoa. Over the next five years, the true purpose of their profound yet cryptic contact took shape. Wesselman had gained access to some inner doorway, putting him in the presence of a transcendent life force and intelligence. On the threshold of a dazzling new understanding of nature, he was a shaman in training, an initiate into the sacred, secret healing powers of the spirit world.

This remarkable book gives us an unprecedented glimpse into the origin and the destiny of our species. Hank Wesselman has brought back from his extraordinary travels an extraordinary message: the keys to personal power and to the healing of all humankind.

About the Author

Hank Wesselman is a professional anthropologist who has conducted expeditionary fieldwork throughout the world independently and with Don Johanson and Richard Leakey. He has taught courses in anthropology for the University of California at San Diego and the University of Hawaii at Hilo. He and his family divide their time between Northern California, where he teaches anthropology and lectures on shamanism and mysticism at American River College and Sierra College, and Hawaii, where they own and work a small farm.

Praise For…

"A rare combination of visionary and scholar whose message has the ring of truth, clarity, and urgency."
--Larry Dossey, M.D., author of Prayer Is Good Medicine

"Medicinemaker is vibrant, beautiful, and intimately written. This book is the wake-up signal humanity has been waiting for and is one of the most important books you can read in your lifetime."
--Gay Luce, Ph.D., director, The Nine Gates Mystery School

"A document of shamanic knowledge and vision...substantial and well-wrought."

Look for Hank Wesselman's Spiritwalker: Messages From The Future

"A fascinating and futuristic story."
--San Francisco Chronicle
Product Details
ISBN: 9780553379327
ISBN-10: 0553379321
Publisher: Bantam
Publication Date: December 1st, 1999
Pages: 336
Language: English