Author: G. L. Babin (Pacific Coa..
This book tells of a discovery which has great intrigue. Archeology is one of my keen interests, and Ecstatic Body Postures describes a study of unique body positions that were discovered in many ancient clay and stone statuettes. Brenda Gore tells of an archeologist who was intrigued by them, and through her investigations, learned that the figurines were describing various positions for obtaining deep meditation. The archeologist then studied the religions of aboriginies, ancient tribes of South America, and the American Indians. She was astounded to find the same kinds of body positions found in the ancient statues, were still practiced today by these tribes through their religious preformances. She also learned that they use various rhythms, by the use of anything from shaking gourds with pebbles in them, to musical intstraments. The archeologist who discovered this has passed away, however there are now groups of non-tribal people who experiment with these positions and...Read more