Way of the Ancient Healer: Sacred Teachings from the Philippine Ancestral Traditions
Author: Apostol, Virgil Mayor
Publisher: North Atlantic Books
Pub Date: December 28, 2010
Way of the Ancient Healer provides an overview of the rich tradition of Filipino healing practices, discussing their origins, world influences, and role in daily life. Enhanced with over 200 photographs and illustrations, the book combines years of historical research with detailed descriptions of the spiritual belief system that forms the foundation of these practices. Giving readers a rare look at modern-day Filipino healing rituals, the book also includes personal examples from author Virgil Mayor Apostol's own experiences with shamanic healing and dream interpretation.