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The Sacred Power of Huna: Spirituality and Shamanism in Hawai‘i

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When Rima Morrell first went to Hawai‘i as a young anthropology student from Cambridge University, she was surprised to find a lighter brighter world where trees talked to her in ancient temples and magic regularly happened. She found the system of ancient Hawaiian wisdom known as Huna, a system that teaches us how to focus the light of our own being to make magic. Followi ...more
Paperback, 288 pages
Published August 23rd 2005 by Inner Traditions
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Ravyn
Mar 10, 2009 Ravyn rated it really liked it
This is one of the only books I have ever found regarding spirituality and religion in Hawaii. It was actually written by a British woman who was so intrigued with Hawaii, she moved there without ever having been there. Certain places on different islands seemed to effect her and when she tried to figure out why, she found Huna.

I am always interested in reading about magic, religion, and spirituality but I had never had any manner of real interest in Hawaii or histories/mythologies until I bega
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Geoffrey Deacon
Sep 23, 2011 Geoffrey Deacon rated it really liked it
Another book about the spiritual and sacred landscape of Hawaii. Certainly worth reading, but a little frustrating since she doesn't really deliver on a lot of things she hints at, like the tantra like sacred sexuality of the Hula, or the real spiritual dimensions of the Hawaiian language, make you want something that goes into a lot more depth on these and other issue. The Pila of Hawaii book does some of this but it still makes you want more (and to get out those Hawaii language books and tape ...more
Heather
Jun 12, 2008 Heather rated it liked it
Very interesting book, written by a woman who studied shamanism in Hawaii. Need to sit down & really get into reading it, but the topic is quite intriguing.
Jessi
Aug 28, 2008 Jessi rated it it was amazing
Good for everyone!!!
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