Asian Journals: India and Japan by Joseph Campbell

Asian Journals - India and Japan by Joseph Campbell

At the beginning of his career, Joseph Campbell developed a lasting fascination with the cultures of the Far East, and explorations of Buddhist and Hindu philosophy later became recurring motifs in his vast body of work. However, Campbell had to wait until middle age to visit the lands that inspired him so deeply. In 1954, he took a sabbatical from his teaching position and embarked on a yearlong voyage through India, Thailand, Cambodia, Burma, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and finally Japan. Asian Journals combines the two hardcover editions of Campbell’s journals,…

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Born Aware by Diane Brandon

Born Aware by Diane Brandon

Heather recalls exactly where she was and what she was doing before she was born – she remembers that was an angel, working with other angels doing creative work. “Basically we worked in groups of four, and we were all kindred, and we would build planets. It was taking the energy of the Creator and building from it and that was what we did.” Heather is one of those rare individuals who has a conscious recollection of life before she was born. She also remembers how, just before she was…

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Why Some People are Born Aware by Diane Brandon

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Diane Brandon discusses why it is that some children enter into this world with a strong spiritual awareness. “I don’t want to be here again.” This is what I thought when I was born. I have never forgotten my awareness then or the perceptions I had—and I’m not the only one. There are people throughout the world who remember their thoughts at birth. I call this the “Born Aware” phenomenon. This phenomenon may seem strange; some people even consider it to be impossible. However, for those of us with these…

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