Manuel Vega




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Manuel Vega

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MANUEL VEGA, Ph.D., was formerly a researcher working for the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (USA), the University of Nagoya (Japan) and the Council of Scientific Research in Oviedo (Spain). He was also a Buddhist monk for five years in monasteries of California and Canada. He has co-authored many papers and patents, has written extensively about the interface of science and spirituality, and has been the recipient of several literary awards in Spanish.

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May we, at last, be able to write about our origins—and when I say our I mean all humanity—without provoking the ire of those who discern racist, religious or cultural bias? I hope so; at least that’s what I’m trying to do.


I seek the truth, and I sincerely believe that the Megalith Buildersof Western Europe played a key role in the development of civilization, a role that the official story...

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Sailors of Stonehenge

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After reading Gods, Sages & Kings (also of one of the authors, Frawley) this book reads too light. Reading them the other way around would be best. Anyway, a more popular (less scholastic) presentation of the real antiquity of the Vedic civilizat ...more
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This book is not an easy read, but definitely worth the effort. It is full of quotes from the Vedas, in themselves difficult to understand. The author makes a great effort to interpret them and to put this ancient text in its right context, that of a ...more
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