Review: Urine Therapy, Nature’s Elixer for Good Health

Flora Peschek-Böhmer, PH.D., and Gisela Schreiber, URINE THERAPY: Nature’s Elixir for Good Health, Vermont, 1999, Healing Arts Press, softcover, 152 pages, ISBN: 0892817992 Stop! Before some of you quickly turn the page on this review, I offer an anecdote. In the 1950s, the various young children in many families often had a bath together. This was very true in th...
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Review: Energy Balance Through The Tao, Exercises for Cultivating Yin Energy

Mantak Chia,  ENERGY BALANCE THORUGH THE TAO: Exercises for Cultivating Yin Energy, 2005, Vermont, Destiny Books, softcover, 210 pages, ISBN: 15947759X The title alone of this book is intriguing. It speaks of cultivating Yin energy. Many readers will assume that it is the opposite of Yang. Well, it is true to a point, but the Yin in the title is part of the Dao Yin. Thi...
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Review: Taoist Astral Healing, Chi Kung Healing Practices Using Star and Planet Energies

Mantak Chia and Dirk Oellibrandt, TAOIST ASTRAL HEALING: Chi Kung Healing Practices Using Star and Planet Energies, Vermont 2004, Destiny Books, softcover, 211 pages, ISBN: 0892810890 This complex work is a step-by-step program for refining the ability to work with energy, or Chi from the stars and planets. The first given is that all creation has Chi, or a universal vibrati...
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Review: The Talisman Magick Workbook

Kala & Ketz Pajeon, THE TALISMAN MAGICK WORKBOOK, Toronto, 1992, Citadel Press, softcover, 244 pages with drawings & diagrams. The subtitle of his book implies that it will show you how to change your life, manipulate your future and allow you to realize your most desired dreams. Wow! Who could resist? I started reading this with great anticipation and was not disapp...
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Review: Rosslyn And The Grail

Mark Oxbrow & Ian Robertson,  ROSSLYN AND THE GRAIL, 2005, Edinburgh, Mainstream Publishing, hardcover with Dust Jacket, 304 pages, with black & white and colour plates, appendices, bibliography, index, ISBN:  1845960769. Much has been heard of Rosslyn Chapel in the last few years with the excitement and furore over The Da Vinci Code as well as associated b...
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Review: Nicholas and Helena Roerich, The Spiritual Journey of Two Great Artists and Peacemakers

NICHOLAS & HELENA ROERICH: The Spiritual Journey of Two Great Artists and Peacemakers, by Ruth Abrams Drayer, 2005 Illinois, Quest Books, softcover, 357 pages, black & white and colour plates, ISBN: 0835608433. In this reviewer’s opinion, there can never be too many books about the Roerich family. This is a well-balanced spiritual and artistic biography of Nich...
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Article: From Mother Russia With Love, The Ringing Cedars of Russia and Anastasia

FROM MOTHER RUSSIA - WITH LOVE – The Ringing Cedars of Russia  and ANASTASIA Rarely has a single book affected me to the degree that I desired an unreserved assimilation of its contents. Incredibly, I found this to be the case with this entire series of books. They have become part of my life and I welcome them without reservation. Over millennia the country we...
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Review: Messenger of Beauty, The Life and Visionary Art of Nicholas Roerich

Jacqueline Decter, Ph.D. – with the Nicholas Roerich Museum, MESSENGER OF BEAUTY: The Life and Visionary Art of Nicholas Roerich, Vermont, Park Street Press, 1997, large square format softcover, 182 pages, colour and black & white illus., ISBN: 0892814934 In this volume of the art and life of Nicholas Roerich, we have a closely examined biography as well as stunnin...
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Review: Maya Cosmogenesis 2012, The True Meaning of the Maya Calendar End-Date

John Major Jenkins MAYA COSMOGENESIS 2012: The True Meaning of the Maya Calendar End-Date , 1998, Vermont, Bear & Co, softcover, 425 pages, ISBN:1879182487 The year 2012 is one we will hear a lot about in the next seven years.  What does it mean? What does it say about our existence and future as individuals, communities and as a planet? When we see so many metaphys...
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The Sacred Embrace of Jesus and Mary, The Sexual Mystery at the Heart of the Christian Tradition

Jean-Yves LeLoup, THE SACRED EMBRACE OF JESUS AND MARY: The Sexual Mystery at the Heart of the Christian Tradition, translated by Joseph Rowe, 2006, Vermont, Inner Traditions, softcover, 150 pages, ISBN: 1594771014 For many readers brought up in the Christian faith, this work will be a challenging read. The very thought of the Saviour being sexually active has been anathema ...
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