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Introduction i Click here for PDF File of Introduction
CHAPTER 1:  World Wheel  ~ Spoke One: Malibu, California, USA 1 Click here for PDF file of Chapters 1 thru 4
CHAPTER 2:   Invisible Sources   16
CHAPTER 3:  World Wheel  ~  Spoke Two: Seneca Cattaraugus Reservation, New York, USA  23
CHAPTER 4:   The Vedanta Convent  36
CHAPTER 5:   World Wheel  ~  Spoke Three:  Alicante, Spain  46 Click here for PDF file of Chapters 5 thru 8
CHAPTER 6:  Into the World 53
CHAPTER 7:  World Wheel  ~  Spoke Four: Umbrian Forest, Italy 60
CHAPTER 8:  A Room of My Own  70
CHAPTER 9:   World Wheel  ~  Spoke Five: Tinos, Greece 76 Click here for PDF file of Chapters 9 thru 12
CHAPTER 10:  Kundalini 88
CHAPTER 11:   World Wheel  ~  Spoke Six: South Gallala Plateau, Egypt 94
CHAPTER 12:   Winged Woman 104
CHAPTER 13:   World Wheel  ~  Spoke Seven: Dead Sea, Palestine and Israel 114 Click here for PDF file of Chapters 13 thru 16
CHAPTER 14:   The Amazon Jungle  121
CHAPTER 15:   World Wheel  ~  Spoke Eight: West Bengal, India 130
CHAPTER 16:   Freedom   143
CHAPTER 17:  World Wheel ~ Spoke Nine: Shoto Terdrom, Tibet 146 Click here for PDF file of Chapters 17 thru 20
CHAPTER 18: Marriage 156
CHAPTER 19: World Wheel ~ Spoke Ten: Kunming, China  159
CHAPTER 20:  Spirit Within Matter  171
CHAPTER 21:  World Wheel ~ Spoke Eleven: Lake Baikal, Siberia, Russia 181 Click here for PDF file of Chapters 21 thru 24
CHAPTER 22:  My Sacred Mountain  190
CHAPTER 23:  World Wheel ~ Spoke Twelve: Tenkawa, Nara, Japan  199
CHAPTER 24:  Return 207
Postscript Second World Wheel 212 Click here for PDF file of Postscript, Notes, Bibliography, etc.
Chronology 222
Acknowledgments 224
Photo Illustrations 225
Endnotes 230
Bibliography 232
Books Featuring Vijali Hamilton 234
Other Works by Vijali Hamilton 235
Biography 236


Poems, Essays and Drawings for a New Mind

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Awakening to the Spiritual in the Natural World  —
Recent and Selected Poems and Artworks  (2018)

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World Wheel — One Woman’s Quest for Peace
With Artwork by the Author

Journey with artist, Vijali Hamilton, on her global pilgrimage as she sculpts environmental stone work circling the planet, and stimulates   community with her World Wheel, Global Peace through Art. This is the story of how one woman transforms a childhood of deprivation and aloneness into a love affair with the entire world. With an artist’s valuable insight, she urges us to find our own voice as she takes us to the four directions of the world, embracing the planet and its people as one family.

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“As we travel wlith Vijali Hamilton, we come to understand the transformative power of moral imagination and wisdom of the heart. This is where many Cultural Creatives like Vijali are headed now—directly into the core of the problems of our common world.”

     — Paul Ray and Sherry Ruth Anderson, authors of The Cultural Creatives

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Of Earth & Fire

Vijali’s most recent compilation of artwork and poetry, Of Earth & Fire, is now available directly from the publisher.

“These poems and artworks, created over many years, embody and articulate my deep emotional engagement with the world, and they arise from the fundamental elements that comprise my essence as it has been continually refined in the crucible of experience.”  — Vijali Hamilton

Praise for Of Earth & Fire:

“…a beautiful, soulful collection. Vijali Hamilton is a spiritual force in the world through her art, her words and most importantly, her presence.”

— Terry Tempest Williams, author of Refuge

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Liberty — Enlightening the World

“Liberty, Enlightening the World—hymn to the Statue of Liberty, cry for survival, longing for living the interconnectedness out of the deepest, oldest, purest, implicit ideals with which this country started, and which are still rum bling in America’s basement. Now, in this age of America’s power and influence, may this prayer, inspired by India’s own ancient tantric prayers to the Goddess, augment the growing global voice of Liberty. To my joy, when doing research on the Statue of Liberty, I found that her correct and original name is Liberty Enlightening the World. Creating this book was my response to 9/11 and is my own prayer for global peace.”   — Vijali Hamilton

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