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When the impossible happens : adventures in non-ordinary realities

Author: Stanislav Grof
Publisher: Boulder, CO : Sounds True, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Feelings of oneness with others, nature, and the universe. Encounters with extraterrestrials, deities, and demons. Out-of-body experiences and past-life memories. Science casts a skeptical eye. But Dr. Stanislav Grof believes otherwise. This is Dr. Grof's account of his fifty-year inquiry into waters uncharted by conventional psychology, an odyssey that will leave you questioning the very fabric of your existence.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Stanislav Grof; Stanislav Grof
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Stanislav Grof
ISBN: 159179420X 9781591794202
OCLC Number: 71791616
Awards: Commended for Independent Publisher Book Awards (New Age) 2007
Description: xxxv, 360 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Part 1 --
The Mystery of Synchronicity: Twilight of the Clockwork Universe --
The Way of the Animal Powers: Praying Mantis in Manhattan --
The Dying Queen: When Dreams Foretell What Comes by Day --
The Rainbow Bridge of the Gods: In the Realm of the Nordic Sagas --
The Play of Consciousness: Swami Muktananda and Siddha Yoga --
The Guru in the Life of His Devotees: Is the Siddha Yogi a Cosmic Puppeteer? --
Dance of the White Swan: Underworld Journey in the Salish --
Spirit Canoe --
The Making of Brainstorm: Our Hollywood Adventure --
SThe Watercourse Way: Meetings with President VWclav Havel --
Under the Spell of Saturn: The Death of My Mother --
Blessing of the Gods: Don Jos6 Matsuwa and the Huichol Rain Ceremony --
Sri Yantra in the Oregon Desert: UFO Visit or a Spectacular Hoax? --
A Lesson in Forgiveness: Peyote Ceremony with Potawatomi Indians Part 2 --
Trailing Clouds of Glory: Remembering Birth and Prenatal Life --
The Challenges of Noon Delivery: The Story of Leni --
The Scent of Fresh Leather: The Story of Kurt --
The Vision of the Old Oak Tree: The Story of Anne-Marie --
Prenatal Visit to the Annual Village Mart: The Story of Richard --
Winning the Sperm Race: Experiencing the Cellular Level of Consciousness Part 3 --
Revisiting History: Farther Reaches of Human Memory --
Episode from the Russo-Finnish War: The Story of Inga --
The Little Girl with White Pinafores: The Story of Nadja --
Retrieving Memories of the Stolen Generations: The Story of Marianne --
Ancestral Memory or Past-Life Experience? The Story of Renata Part 4 --
Have We Lived Before? Reincarnation and the Akashic Record --
The Siege of Din an Oir: The Story of Karl --
The Karmic Triangle: Time Travel to Ancient Egypt --
In the Catacombs of Pechorskaya Lavra: Past Life in Czarist Russia --
When Spiritual Experiences Can Be Dangerous: Revisiting the Salem Witch-Hunt Part 5 --
ESP and Beyond: Exploring the World of the Paranormal --
Seeing without the Eyes (Mindsight): The Story of Ted --
Messages from the Astral Realm: The Story of Richard --
Proof for the Existence of the Beyond? The Story of Walter --
Cut Roses in Aunt Anne's Rose Garden: The Story of Kurt --
Luiz Gasparetto: Painters and Paintings from the Beyond --
A Party for Exu: Interview with the Orixas --
The Taboo against Knowing That We Are Clairvoyant: Sessions with Ann Armstrong --
Ants of the Great Mother Goddess: A Visit to Palenque --
Uluru and Alcheringa: An Adventure in Dreamtime --
Temptations of a Non-Local Universe: Failed Experiment in Astral Projection --
Channeling the Avatar: My Mother, Sai Baba, and Holotropic Breathwork --
When All Is One, There Is No Problem: Feats of the Korean Sword Master --
Strange Legacy of the Ancient Maya: Mystery of the Crystal Skull --
The Wonders of Synesthesia: Hugo Zucarelli and the Holophonic Sound --
Gateway to the Absolute: The Secret of the Toad of Light --
Matter and Consciousness: Ketamine and the Reenchantment of the World --
On the Inca Trail: Discovering the Secret of Trephination --
UFOs in the Amazon: Alien Encounter of the Third Kind Part 6 --
Unorthodox Psychiatry: Surprising Alternatives to Traditional Treatment --
The Pain That Survived Three Centuries: The Story of Norbert --
The Malekulan Pig Goddess: The Story of Otto --
Interview with the Devil: The Story of Flora --
Embodying the Daphne Archetype: The Story of Martha --
Healing Depression by a Sephardic Prayer: The Story of Gladys --
The Stormy Search for the Self: The Story of Karen --
When Hearing Voices Is Not Schizophrenia: The Story of Eva --
Psychiatric Heresy That Brought Fruit: The Story of Milada --
The Magic of Sandplay: When a Kitten Can Be Therapist Part 7 --
Transpersonal Psychology and Mainstream Science --
When Science Becomes Scientism: Carl Sagan and His Demon-Haunted World --
Journey to the East: Bringing LSD to the Soviet Union --
Psyche and Cosmos: What the Planets Can Reveal about Consciousness
Responsibility: Grof, Stanislav.
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Feelings of oneness with others, nature, and the universe. Encounters with extraterrestrials, deities, and demons. Out-of-body experiences and past-life memories. Science casts a skeptical eye. But Dr. Stanislav Grof believes otherwise. This is Dr. Grof's account of his fifty-year inquiry into waters uncharted by conventional psychology, an odyssey that will leave you questioning the very fabric of your existence. He explores experiments in astral projection, remarkable tales of synchronicity, memories of birth and prenatal life, the survival of consciosness after death and more.--From back cover.

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