To You!, Vol. 7

To You!, Vol. 7 : A Magazine for the Discriminating Individual, That Develops and Enhances the Art of Living Here and Hereafter; September-October, 1940 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from To You!, Vol. 7: A Magazine for the Discriminating Individual, That Develops and Enhances the Art of Living Here and Hereafter; September-October, 1940 All through history, the practice of the healing art was closely related to that of the religious thought of the times. True, many ancient theologians, including some schools of Indian physician-priests may. Have directed therapeutics into superstitious channels, and in numerous other ways impeded medicinal progress by stifling investigations of scientific accuracy. None the less, disease-stricken members of a tribe were helped in contracting that all-powerful Center of im mortal life in which all health, strength and wisdom have their origin; the source from which all healing virtues flow the very Life and Power that lies back of and sustains every form and expression of a con scious universe. The scope of healing agents among the Indians was extensive, including as among other primitive peoples, magic, prayer, force of suggestion, songs, exhorta tions, ceremonies, fetishes, as well as certain specifics and mechanical therapy. Many modern doctors are beginning to recognize the efficacy of prayer as a prae tice that wields a mighty influence over mind, soul and body; hence they are encouraging it as a therapeutic measure of infinite possibilities. The Indians always addressed prayers to benevolent deities and spirits, invoking their aid. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 46 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 3mm | 77g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243206941
  • 9780243206940