The Eagle's Quest: A Physicist Finds the Scientific Truth at the Heart of the Shamanic World

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Simon and Schuster, Dec 1, 1992 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 320 pages
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Journeying through the shamanistic world, from the Himalayas to the jungles of Peru, Fred Alan Wolf encountered strange phenomena--natural healing, firewalking, shape-shifting, near-death and out-of-body experiences, visions of the past and future, time traveling, and lucid dreaming-that seemingly could not be reconciled with his training as a theoretical physicist.
  

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User Review  - rmcdow - LibraryThing

When I first received this book from a friend, I was excited to finally have something that would further the insights I have had into quantum physics as it applies to life. As I read through the book ... Read full review

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Really enjoyed this journey into the shamanistic world by a theoretical physicist. Read full review

Contents

Cast of Principal Characters
13
An Intuitive Physicists Quest
22
The Winds of Ayahuasca
32
The Power of Words and Sounds
38
Rituals and Initiations
57
Sacred Places and Plants
98
Sexuality Magic and Potency
117
Shamanic Healing
143
Other World Experiences
177
Time Traveling and Visions of Past
198
Shamanic Consciousness
257
Its Just a Movie Fred
282
Bibliography
301
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Fred Alan Wolf earned his Ph.D. in theoretical physics from UCLA and has taught at San Diego State University as well as the University of London, the University of Paris, the Hahn-Meitner Institute for Nuclear Physics in Berlin, and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. In addition to being featured in What the Bleep, Fred Alan Wolf is a frequent radio guest and has appeared on television programs such as the Discovery Channel's The Know Zone (as the resident physicist) and PBS's Closer to Truth. He is also a member of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Collegium of Scholars, winner of the National Book Award, and the author of nine books including Mind into Matter, Matter into Feeling, and The Spiritual Universe.

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