Fundamentals of Hawaiian Mysticism

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Potter/Ten Speed/Harmony/Rodale, Sep 5, 2012 - Religion - 160 pages
Huna is ancient and at the same time magnificently modern.The mystical practice of Kahuna evolved in isolation on the island paradise of Hawaii. The ancient Hawaiians valued words, prayer, their gods, the sacred, the breath, a loving spirit, family ties, the elements of nature, and mana-the vital life force-ideas profound yet elegantly simple. Discovering the concepts of Huna is like finding gemstones in a mountain-a joyous journey!
 

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In this third book of the publisher's "Fundamentals" series, Santa Fe-based Huna scholar Berney approaches a subject almost entirely disregarded in modern writings for a general audience: Hawaiian ... Read full review

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Huna is not Hawaiian.
It is a bastardization of new-age theology mixed with a poor understanding of Maoli beliefs.
Trust me, I'm an anthropologist.

Contents

Foreword
7
Preface
11
Introduction
13
The Hawaiian Experience
19
The Concepts of Huna
35
The Practice of Huna
71
Huna for Everyday
137
Resources
217
References
225
Appendix
227
Glossary
230
Bibliography
234
Index
239
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About the author (2012)

Charlotte Berney first discovered Hawaiian Huna in 1980, and was educated in the mystic practice by Jack and Josephine Gray, San Francisco–based Huna instructors. She is a certified Huna teacher and the author of Fundamentals of Hawaiian Mysticism. She lives outside Santa Fe, New Mexico.

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