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By Marie-Rose Phan-Le

A desirable experience into the realm of therapeutic, shamanism, plant medication, and divination, conversing tale records writer Marie-Rose Phan-Lê's around the globe trip to discover therapeutic and fact from genuine mystics and shamans, whereas recording their disappearing traditions and learning her personal reward as a healer. dealing with a trouble of religion after a profound betrayal via her New Age religious instructor, Phan-Lê is determined on a course towards the exploration of the previous international. studying that many indigenous cultures have been at the verge of wasting their medicinal crops, therapeutic traditions, and religious wisdom due to habitat destruction, cultural assimilation, and globalization, she travels the globe, assembly with healers and shamans and documenting their practices.

Describing each one intriguing leg of her trip, Phan-Lê embarks on a life-changing odyssey that takes her to distant corners of the globe together with japanese Peru, Hawaii, Nepal, India, Vietnam, and China. in the middle of her exploration, she starts to connect to her personal therapeutic roots, following within the footsteps of her aunt who in Vietnam were a healer. as soon as again within the united states, Phan-Lê's non secular improvement maintains and he or she comes to a decision to take advantage of media as medication and to be a medium for therapeutic. This e-book is a part of a better cross-platform of non secular media that incorporates Phan-Lê's accompanying award-winning feature-length documentary movie conversing tale and her nonprofit association therapeutic Planet venture that's devoted to the upkeep and presentation of therapeutic and religious traditions via media.

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The foes were tottering before her might. I let your valor course through every land. The gleaming diadem protected you, In all that heaven circles none defy you. They came bearing their tribute on their backs. Bowed down before your majesty as I decreed. The foes who came toward you I made weak, Their hearts aflame. their bodies trembled. The poem I came to let you tread on Djahi's chiefs,3 I spread them under your feet throughout their lands; MONUMENTAL INSCRIPTIONS I let them see your majesty as lord of light, so that you shone before them in my likeness.

My majesty summoned a quantity beyond what the Two Lands had yet seen. The ignorant and the wise know it. 0, the god knows me well, Amun, Lord of Thrones-of-the-Two-Lands; He made me rule (30) Black Land and Red Land as I"eward, No one rebels against me in all lands. MONl'MI::NTAL ISSCRIPTIONS All foreign lands are my subjects. He placed my border at the limits of heaven, What Aten encircles labors for me. He gave it to him who GIllIC from him, Knowing I would rule it for him. I am his daughter in very truth, Who serves him.

The prince of Kadesh. 4, The army is actually at Yehem. Amna was the next stop. reached after a three day march, and it was there that the narrow mountain pass began. 5. The change into a first person narrative suggests that parts of the original document, in the form of a campaign diary, were wrilten in the first person and the whole was subsequently Iransposed, with some inconsistency, into the more formal third person narration. The original diary is menrioned in line 94. MONUMENTAL INSCRIPTIONS 35 6.

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