The Holotropic Mind
The three Levels of Human Consciouness and How They Shape our Lives
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BACK COVER #This trailblazing book by the world-renowned psychological theorist Stanislav Grof presents a new therapeutic model and revolutionary map of the mind that explains our evolution, behavior, personality, and the mind-body connection.
BLURBS #"An exceptionally clear and readable introduction to the evolving psychology of the spirit, transpersonal psychology, that is one of the most exciting developments of our times. Grof is far and away one of the leading scientists exploring this field and this book makes his work accessible to all."
-- Charles T. Tart, author of Open Mind, Discriminating Mind and Waking Up
"Grof marshals an impressive array of data and speculation in support of the timely demand that Western science acknowledge consciousness and its many non-ordinary states."
-- Ram Dass
"A fascinating journey through previously uncharted realms of the psyche guided by one of the world's foremost consciousness researchers. A remarkable account of the extraordinary depths of human consciousness."
-- Frances Vaughan, psychologist and author of Awakening Intuition and The Inward Arc
"Each page of The Holotropic Mind bears witness to the brilliant and honest scientific observation of Stan Grof, as he spearheads the vital task of charting the territory of the transpersonal realms."
-- Jeanne Achterburg, Ph.D., author of Imagery in Healing and Woman as Healer
"Stanislav Grof is probably the most brilliant mind in psychology today . . . The Holotropic Mind explains Grof's ideas in clear and simple language for the layperson. If you want to know about the psychology of the future today, read this book. It is about a revolution in our understanding of the mind that is as far-reaching in psychology as the idea of the quantum was to physics."
-- Fred Alan Wolf, Ph.D., author of The Eagle's Quest and Taking the Quantum Leap