KPD269, May 17, 2011 (view all comments by KPD269)
Celestine Prophecy is an acceptable text and a very good treatise on some esoteric concepts that the catholic church tried very hard to bury, due to thier HIGHLY abusive and negative impact on indigenous cultures. Mr. Redfields' work has way too many interactions with COMPLETELY unrelated authors to be imagination. The correlations between Milarepas' works and Carlos Castenadas' teachers are really not something he could make up AND be able to sustain the same tone and color of his authorship throughout this whole series(I have read and will be commenting on all 4), the prejudice/prescientic writing would have given itself away.
Mr. Redfields' text is a very good work and, though many will CHOOSE to not believe in the concepts he lays out, I for one took the work at its' word and DID the exercise he learned how to do on pages 53-58 of this 1st book. I WAS VERY SURPRISED THAT IT WORKED. That simple. You don't have to believe me, try the reads I have commented on and correlate them for yourself, read this work and decide for yourself.
If you have any esoteric knowledge or education/desire, this book and its' 3 companions, are VERY necessary reads. The adventure quality is not too bad, that is yet again, an other way of verifying that what he is writing is his own true experiences. It's not sensationalized nor is it designed to "pander" to sell the text. It does have the bent of religious overtones to it, but Mr. Redfield cannot help where he comes from and the way his "filters" cause him to "see" the world, or how he writes. Read the text as an eyewitness accouunt on a somewhat visible concept, do more research on your own, FINISH the whole series, then Form your own belief. A previous reviewer, Sam from GOODREADS, seems to be disappointed with this text, for some reason. It would be better for any educated reader who is studying, ESPECIALLY Esoctericists, to read this whole series for themselves. It is a very good source of independent verification of other authors' studies and works.
pimpplemeadow, August 24, 2010 (view all comments by pimpplemeadow)
This is a wonderful book for any one. Just the 9 insights should be a life lesson, if everyone read this and took something from it to heart, what a wonderful world it would be.
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