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Out of This World : Otherworldly Journeys from Gilgamesh to Albert Einstein - 91 edition

Out of This World : Otherworldly Journeys from Gilgamesh to Albert Einstein (ISBN10: 1570626502; ISBN13: 9781570626500)
ISBN13: 978-1570626500
ISBN10: 1570626502

Summary: This book takes the reader on a fantastic journey through a wide range of cultures and traditions to examine the phenomenon of ecstatic visionary experiences-from Sumerian Gilgamesh and the Taoist Immortals to the imaginative fiction of Jorge Luis Borges. The author provides a comprehensive tour of otherworldly journeys common from immemorial times among shamans, magicians, and witches, and illustrates their connection with such modern phenomena as altered states of consciousness, ou
t-of-body experiences, and near-death experiences.
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Summary: This book takes the reader on a fantastic journey through a wide range of cultures and traditions to examine the phenomenon of ecstatic visionary experiences-from Sumerian Gilgamesh and the Taoist Immortals to the imaginative fiction of Jorge Luis Borges. The author provides a comprehensive tour of otherworldly journeys common from immemorial times among shamans, magicians, and witches, and illustrates their connection with such modern phenomena as altered states of consciousness, out-of-body experiences, and near-death experiences. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 91
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Shambhala Publications, Inc.
Year Published: 1991
International: No

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