The Secret Teachings of Plants: The Intelligence of the Heart in the Direct Perception of Nature

The Secret Teachings of Plants: The Intelligence of the Heart in the Direct Perception of Nature Author Stephen Harrod Buhner
ISBN-10 1591430356
ISBN-13 9781591430353
Year 2004-10-27
Pages 336
Language English
Publisher Bear & Company
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Reveals the use of direct perception in understanding Nature medicinal plants and the healing of human disease Explores the techniques used by indigenous and Western peoples to learn directly from the plants themselves including those of Henry David Thoreau Goethe and Masanobu Fukuoka author of The One Straw Revolution Contains leading edge information on the heart as an organ of perceptionAll ancient and indigenous peoples insisted their knowledge of plant medicines came from the plants themselves and not through trial and error experimentation Less well known is that many Western peoples made this same assertion There are in fact two modes of cognition available to all human beings the brain based linear and the heart based holistic The heart centered mode of perception can be exceptionally accurate and detailed in its information gathering capacities if as indigenous and ancient peoples asserted the hearts ability as an organ of perception is developed Author Stephen Harrod Buhner explores this second mode of perception in great detail through the work of numerous remarkable people from Luther Burbank who cultivated the majority of food plants we now take for granted to the great German poet and scientist Goethe and his studies of the metamorphosis of plants Buhner explores the commonalities among these individuals in their approach to learning from the plant world and outlines the specific steps involved Readers will gain the tools necessary to gather information directly from the heart of Nature to directly learn the medicinal uses of plants to engage in diagnosis of disease and to understand the soul making process that such deep connection with the world engenders

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