By Piers Moore Ede
This can be the tale of a guy who launched into a quest that many people have dreamed approximately. dissatisfied by means of an international addicted to fabric wealth and clinical truth, he determined to commute around the globe looking for anything extra significant: the paranormal, the magical. His trip takes him from snow-blanketed villages within the Himalayas to tiny, covert groups of whirling dervishes in rural Turkey; from the world's greatest spiritual pageant at the banks of the swollen Ganges to a dappled, historical Sufi zone in Delhi. Lyrical and clear-sighted, "All different types of Magic" is an interesting exploration of the hidden international of miracles that's immediately deeply own and common in its scope.
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A heritage of Medieval Christianity: Prophecy and Order. Peter Lang, 2000. Shah, Idries. the best way of the Sufi. Penguin, 1991. Singh, Khushwant. Delhi: a unique. Penguin, 2000. Tagore, Rabindranath. at the Edges of Time. Greenwood Press, 1978. Terzani, Tiziano. Un altro giro di giostra. Longanesi, 2004. Twain, Mark. Following the Equator. Dover guides, 1989. Wilbert, Johannes. Tobacco and Shamanism in South the USA. Yale collage Press, 1993. Wilson, Colin. Mysteries. Hodder and Stoughton, 1980. Acknowledgements Many because of Peter Straus and Jennifer Hewson at RCW. To Helen Garnons Williams and Erica Jarnes at Bloomsbury for his or her excellent modifying and help. To Rosemary Davidson for selecting up at the concept within the first position. To the humanities Council and the Royal Society of Literature for his or her helpful investment. To the various variety those who helped me in India, Turkey and South the USA: Phil and Juliet on the incomparable Yoga Magic, my domestic clear of domestic; Yogi Ajay Menon and relations in Varanasi; all on the Oriental Guesthouse in Ladakh; Katie Silcox; Simon Hayes of Senderos and Kate Rupal; Prabir Ghosh and Sumitra in Calcutta; Dr Mahmud Erol Kilic; etc . . . within the united kingdom to my family members for his or her unflagging endurance and help, to George Festing likewise. A humble Namaste and an incredible hug to my spouse Lucy for every little thing else and past. a be aware at the writer Piers Moore Ede has labored as a farmer, boat driving force, browsing teacher, poetry instructor and baker. He has travelled extensively, and contributed to many literary, commute and environmental courses together with the day-by-day Telegraph, the days Literary complement, Ecologist, traveler and Earth Island magazine. he's the writer of Honey and mud, winner of a D. H. Lawrence Prize for go back and forth Writing. First released in nice Britain 2010 Copyright © Piers Moore Ede 2010 This digital variation released 2010 by way of Bloomsbury Publishing Plc the best of Piers Moore Ede to be pointed out because the writer of this paintings has been asserted through him according to the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 All rights reserved. you'll now not replica, distribute, transmit, reproduce or another way make on hand this book (or any a part of it) in any shape, or in anyway (including with no dilemma digital, electronic, optical, mechanical, photocopying, printing, recording or otherwise), with out the past written permission of the writer. anybody who does any unauthorised act on the subject of this booklet might be in charge to felony prosecution and civil claims for damages. Bloomsbury Publishing London big apple Berlin Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, 36 Soho sq., London W1D 3QY A CIP catalogue list for this booklet is on the market from the British Library ISBN 978 1 4088 0846 7 www. bloomsbury. com/piersmooreede stopover at www. bloomsbury. com to determine extra approximately our authors and their books. you will discover extracts, authors interviews, writer occasions and you may join newsletters to be the 1st to listen to approximately our newest releases and particular deals.