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The Bowl of Light

Hank Wesselman, $16.95

The Bowl of Light is based on an unusual and endearing friendship between two male elders. Hale Makua—a warrior descended from a long lineage of chiefs, among the last authentically initiated Hawaiian kahuna wisdom keepers, a shaman and mystic who became a revered spiritual teacher—and author Hank Wesselman, an American anthropologist who was born in New York and trained to become a scientist.

You will be touched by their story and inspired by the ancient teachings of Polynesia. In old Hawaii, where the flow of primal energies created unparalleled natural beauty, one of the world's most highly advanced spiritual cultures developed. 

The Bowl of Light offers an intimate view into the mind of a Hawaiian kahuna, beginning with revelations about the nature of self and continuing with shared visions of how we can each connect with the sources of wisdom and power within us.

 

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