Ancient Wisdom, New Spirit

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Ancient Wisdom, New Spirit

Investigations into the Nature of "Being"

Author: Peter Ralston

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Although preceding Peter Ralston’s two popular books on the topic The Book of Not Knowing and Pursuing Consciousness, this book is adapted from audio recordings of consciousness work being done “live” with Peter. It is a collection of a series of talks and lively dialogues with students exploring the nature of Ralston’s unique communications.


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About the Author

For the last twenty years Peter Ralston has directed workshops and the apprentice program at Cheng Hsin in Oakland, California. Skilled in a wide variety of martial arts, he teaches in Europe, at Esalen, and has conducted staff trainings for Lifespring and other human potential organizations. His previous books are Cheng Hsin: Principles of Effortless Power, Cheng Hsin: The Art of Effortless Power, and the Reflections of Being.

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"True innovators are, by definition, ahead of their time. Therefore, they remain largely unrecognized, except by a few. How many of us wished we had met Bruce Lee, sat in a session with Carl Jung, or walked around Walden Pond with Henry David Thoreau? Too late for that, but not too late to take notice of Peter Ralston. His creativity, commitment, and clarity shine through his teachings as he articulates higher principles based on direct experience and piercing insight. A superlative martial artist and caring teacher, he has been to the mountaintop and bathed in the underground spring of Being. His insights speak to all of us."
-Dan Millman, author of Way of the Peaceful Warrior

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