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The Living Maya: Ancient Wisdom in the Era of 2012

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Author Robert Sitler’s immersion in Mayan culture began with a transformative spiritual experience more than three decades ago in the ruins of Palenque, Mexico. Led by a local to a nearby Mayan village, Sitler discovered firsthand what traditional Mayan life was like—a community of people living in peace with each other and their physical surroundings. In The Living Maya, he shares this experience and many that followed. In the process, he immerses readers in a rich indigenous culture and offers a fresh view of the 2012 phenomenon, focusing on the valuable lessons Mayan culture can teach us in this time of transition. Personal anecdotes are interwoven with factual information about the roots of traditional Mayan customs and traditions, presenting a rare multifaceted view of their simple yet profound way of life. The book showcases Mayan infant care, community building, ties to nature, attitudes toward the elderly, and orientation to spirituality. In The Living Maya, Sitler shows how following “the Mayan way” can help us ground our lives in harmony with nature, broaden our perspectives on human existence, connect us with our capacity for compassion, and use the vaunted cataclysm of 2012 as a unique chance for growth.

About the Author

Robert Sitler, PhD, serves as director of Stetson University’s Latin American Studies program in Deland, Florida, where he also teaches courses in Spanish, Mayan culture, and Latin American humanities. A frequent speaker at new age conferences on 2012 and the author of numerous articles on the Maya and 2012, he lives in DeLand.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781556439391
Author:
Sitler, Robert
Publisher:
North Atlantic Books
Author:
Sitler, Robert K.
Author:
Robert Sitler, Ph.D.
Author:
Gonzalez, Gaspar Pedro
Author:
Sitler, Robert Phd
Author:
Balona, Patricio
Subject:
New Thought
Subject:
Anthropology - Cultural
Subject:
Customs & Traditions
Subject:
Maya philosophy.
Subject:
Social values
Subject:
anthropology;cultural anthropology
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20101131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
9 BandW PHOTOS
Pages:
208
Dimensions:
9.01 x 6.01 x 0.5 in 0.74 lb

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