From James Endredy, the author of Ecoshamanism
A Shaman's Message of Hopeand Call to Action
War, epidemics, catastrophic geological disasters . . . . We are living out the prophecies of a planet in peril as we count down the days until 2012, the end of the Mayan calendar. James Endredy, noted writer, teacher, and shamanistic practitioner, offers a unique perspective on 2012a message of genuine hope for humankind. According to Endredy, "every human being can be a shrine of love, an altar of hope" during this time of shifting global consciousness and radical change.
In this one-of-a-kind guide, Endredy consults the "First Shamans," Fire Spirit Tataiwari (Grandfather Fire) and Earth Spirit Nakaw (Grandmother Growth) for wisdom and guidance. Tataiwari and Nakaw reveal how the evolution of human consciousness, sustaining the earth, and our personal happiness and well-being are all connected.
Beyond 2012 offers a wealth of practical ways for each of us to personally help spark the transformation of human consciousness. Learn how your positive actionsreciprocity, compassion, love, and respect for the essences and energies that sustain life on our worldcan help save the planet.
Awaken your "luminous" True Self by entering non-ordinary states of consciousness Plant the seeds of transformation in global human consciousness Amplify positive energy by building altars and making offerings Reclaim, raise, and wisely use personal energy Use a sacred calendar to gain a new understanding of the nature of time and our role as co-creators