This is the extraordinary account of Donner-Grau’s experiences with doña Mercedes, an aged healer in a remote Venezuelan town known for its spiritualists . The Witch’s Dream by Florinda Donner-Grau, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. A renowned student of Don Juan Matus, Florinda Donnergrau entered the world of spiritual healing as an anthropologist. But her involvement soon deepened.
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Clearly, this book has a foregone appeal for those already committed to a belief in spiritualism, mystic forces and the like. This is not to say that the book is not without its own idiosyncrasies. Description This is the extraordinary account of Donner-Grau’s experiences with do a Mercedes, an aged healer in a remote Venezuelan town known for its spiritualists, sorcerers, and mediums. The book is now generally considered “anthropologically-inspired fiction”. No trivia or quizzes yet. I found this book much more accessible than Castaneda, generally.
He also wrote the Art of Dreaming This book follows the literary formula that was established by Casteneda very dreamm. She writes with both remark- able precision and a brilliant flair for the poetry and supernatural complexity of a world with which the healer and the patient relate to one another in the language of sorcery and dreams.
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Although Florinda Donner-Grau also claims to be a fellow anthropologist, she approaches the book more as a story rather than field observation. When I teach about ancient religion as part of literature classes, an inevitable question is how could people believe what they were themselves making donnet.
A bit dull and hard to get into.
A renowned student of Don Juan Matus, Florinda Donnergrau entered the world of spiritual healing as an anthropologist. While initially praised as a compelling account of Yanomami culture, in controversy broke out when an florindz in American Anthropologist  accused the book of not being based on original ethnographic work, but instead being a patchwork made of previously published ethnographic accounts.
The Magus of Strovolos Kyriacos C. They remain fiercely impassive under any conditions. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. These are the myths retold by Homer and Ovid. Much like the Celesine Prophecy series, these books fit very well into “Ancient Wisdom” rediscovered genre.
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Both authors contributed to broadening my conceptions of spirituality, religion and people of other cultures. State -Social life and customs.
This is the extraordinary account of her experiences with Dona Mercedes, an aged healer in a remote Venezuelan town Jul 23, Anita rated it liked it. Weird to think all these women suicided when Castaneda died. Witchcraft-Venezuela- Miranda State -Historyth century. Please provide an email address.
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The Witch’s Dream
When these confronted environmental or other problems they could not solve at that level, they went on to more hierarchical structures, each headed by a minor king, who typically claimed descent from the gods and thus religious as well as political authority L3. Nov 15, Di rated it liked it Shelves: These women never had to answer to the real world. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: It has some great insights, if you’re interested in anthropology and the “witches’ way”.
They fiercely seek a signal from the spirit of things in the form of a kind word, an appropriate gesture; and when they get it, they express their thanks by redoubling their fierceness.
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Be the first to discover new talent! An Initiation into the Sorcerers’ World. The book also employs an interesting literary device in which it switches narrative from Donner-Grau’s first person to third person when someone else is telling their story.
Part Five Chapter In other florindz, the whole society became a cult.