Joseph Yu

I studied Feng Shui, I Ching and Chinese Astrology with Master Joseph Yu the founder of the Feng Shui Research Center in Markham, Ontario a suburb of Toronto. Joseph Yu…

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Michael Harner

Dr. Michael J. Harner is the the founder and president of the Foundation for Shamanic Studies. Michael Harner pioneered the introduction of shamanism and the shamanic drum journey to contemporary…

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Jeannette McCullough

Jeannette McCullough is a a healer, teacher, Shaman, gifted human being and a friend. Jeannette McCullough came into my life a few months after I had a heart attack. The…

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Master Chin Kung

Master Chin Kung Master Chin Kung is the founder of Pure Land Learning Centers all over the world. Their mission is to teach the study, practice and cultivation methods of…

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Mandaza Kandemwa

Mandaza Kandemwa is a nganga, a Bantu shaman or medicine man, in the Shona and Ndebele traditions of Zimbabwe. He carries with great heart the Central African tradition of healing…

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Deng Ming-Dao

Deng Ming-Dao Deng Ming-Dao, an American born spiritual teacher, author, artist, philosopher and martial artist from San Francisco known for his ability to write clear, understandable and practical books on…

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Deena Metzger

Deena Metzger is a poet, novelist, essayist, storyteller, teacher, healer and medicine woman who has taught and counseled for over forty years, in the process of which she has developed…

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Grand Master Lu Sheng-yen

Grand Master Lu Sheng-yen His Holiness Living Buddha Lian-sheng is the Root Guru of True Buddha School. He is referred to as Grand Master by his disciples, and he is…

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Heal yourself by practicing medical meditation

The following article by Dr. Dharma Singh Khalsa, M.D. called Medical Meditations is very interesting to me because it discusses in some detail why Dr. Daniel Amen recommends Kirtan Kriya meditation. Dr. Khalsa writes: Naad means the essence of all sound. It is the experience of how sound currents, often chanted and linked to breathing,…

Kirtan Kriya: Sa Ta Na Ma Meditation

As discussed in my posting Dr. Daniel Amen recommends Kirtan Kriya – the the SA TA NA MA meditation this is a form of meditation that I have found this to be easy to practice. I have struggled to meditate on a regular daily basis for decades but now, when I get up in the…

Eliciting the Relaxation Response in Meditation

Elicitation of the Relaxation Response in meditation as taught by Dr. Herbert Benson is not difficult. Meditating is one of several activities that produce the relaxation response, and meditating for 20-30 minutes a day, over time, can lead to a generalized feeling of relaxation in many areas of your life. There are two essential steps…

Cochrane Collaboration

The Cochrane Collaboration is an independent nonprofit organization with more than 31,000 volunteers in more than 120 countries formed to organize medical research information in a systematic way in the interests of evidence-based medicine.

Don Miguel Ruiz

Don Miquel Ruiz is a Toltec Nagual. In the tradition of the Toltec, a Nagual guides an individual to personal freedom. Combining new insights with old wisdom, don Miguel has dedicated his life to sharing the ancient Toltec wisdom by translating it into practical concepts that promote transformation through truth and common sense. Don Miguel…

Georgia Nicols – Astrologer

I love Georgia Nicols. I asked her to do a horoscope for me and she said I just needed to do what I was doing and things would work out. Wow! Georgia Nicols M.A. is  Canada’s most popular astrologer. A Buddhist, this Vancouver-based astrologer was born in Winnipeg and is now one of the biggest…

My SPECT scan

A SPECT scan is properly called a Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography scan. A Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography (SPECT) scan is a type of nuclear imaging test that shows how blood flows to tissues and organs and in my case we were interested in seeing how the blood was flowing in my brain. Why…