A Story Waiting to Pierce You

A Story Waiting to Pierce You : Mongolia, Tibet and the Destiny of the Western World

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Revealing a forgotten truth in the present day, this account illuminates the crumbling political and economic structures of the West, shedding light on an ongoing and arduous search for a sense of purpose. Recounting a true story, this exploration tells of a wandering Mongol shaman who made a dramatic appearance around the Mediterranean centuries before the time of Christ. Highlighting how this nomad came as an envoy on a mission of purification, this study records how he met with a man who became tremendously influential in Western science, philosophy, culture, and religion: Pythagoras. The essence of Western civilization is said to have originated from this meeting andthis examination argues that today s conflicts and tensions have stemmed from taking this monumental occasion for granted, forgetting that there must be a greater meaning to life than everyday efforts and struggles. Reflecting on a time when Eastern and Western cultures were one, this evocation contends that there is still a common spiritual heritage to all civilizations. A unique collaboration between the author and archaeologists, historians, and shamans from around the world, this document has the potential to change the future for all."
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Product details

  • Paperback | 192 pages
  • 140 x 210 x 15.24mm | 350g
  • United States
  • English
  • New
  • 1890350214
  • 9781890350215
  • 50,623

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"In this profoundly erudite and eloquent book is a startling ancient secret that will forever alter the way we think about the origins of western civilization." --Pir Zia Inayat Khan
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About Peter Kingsley

Peter Kingsley is an honorary professor at both Simon Fraser University in Canada and the University of New Mexico. He is the author of "Ancient Philosophy, Mystery, and Magic"; "In the Dark Places of Wisdom"; and "Reality." He lives in Asheville, North Carolina.
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