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Truth From the Source

Ann West

Average Review Rating Average Rating 9/10 (1 Review)
Book Details

Publisher : Avalon Pub.

Published : 2003

Copyright : Ann West 2003

ISBN-10 : PB 0-9708181-2-2
ISBN-13 : PB 978-0-9708181-2-6

Publisher's Write-Up

Truth from the Source is a real life, mystical adventure and stunning transmission of inter-dimensional truths. Told through intimate first person narrative, the action moves with dramatic speed and plunges into detailed descriptions of intense internal process, the realization of pure unconditional love, and the discovery of ancient spiritual initiation rituals. Full of intrigue and mystery, sexual discovery and spiritual awakenings, Truth from the Source is the story about the author's conscious self-expansion and personal transformation. The experiences are drawn from her remarkable solo trip to the Himalayas where she meets an enlightened sage who assists her through her own spiritual awakening. The teachings she embodies and has brought back from India are powerful tools to assist others in their own steps towards transformation and healing.

The challenges described in the book assist the reader in seeing the potential transformations one may encounter when embarking on a spiritual journey. As we cast off old behavioural patterns and move into a more enlightened state of being, it's inevitable that we will walk through the flames of transformation. This book shines a bright light on how one human being with hope and courage gallantly faced her fears to explore a passage to enlightenment and received initiation into higher realms of consciousness. Whether you're looking for an exciting action/romance tale, a guide to your own true nature, or both, Truth from the Source will take you there.

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Review by Paul Lappen (260104) Rating (9/10)

Review by Paul Lappen
Rating 9/10
This is the true story of one person's search for spiritual fulfilment. By the age of 30, Ann West, was a former fashion model and gossip column fixture living the "good life" in Southern California.

Meantime, she was feeling more and more dissatisfied on the inside. One day, she gets a very strong psychic or emotional message telling her to go to India - now. A friend tells her that she must visit Swami Sharosh at an ashram in a place called Achaala, way up in the Himalayas. Despite her husband not believing that she's actually going to do it, even while saying goodbye at the airport, Ann gets on a plane to India.

On the way, she just happens to meet people who are most able to help her get to Achaala, despite there being no available places to stay because of a major religious festival going on at the time. Is it coincidence, or Spirit giving her a hand? She gets to Achaala, and meets Swamis Ji and Sharosh, and their followers. She is overwhelmed by the amount and intensity of unconditional love that she receives.

Everyone seeks that indefinable IT that would make their lives spiritually complete. If the love, and instruction, that she received at the ashram wasn't IT for Ann, it was very close.

Eventually, the time came to leave the ashram. Ann decided to spend a few days on the beaches of Goa, in the south of India. It's as if Spirit isn't finished with her, continuing to open her eyes to new ways of looking at the world around her. Back in California, she realizes that things have changed, not least of which is getting a divorce (she and her husband were moving in different emotional directions).

For anyone seeking spiritual fulfilment in their lives (isn't that most or all of us?), this book is a must read. Everyone will take different paths to reach IT; this is one person's journey. It's more than just a book on Eastern religion. It's well done, interesting, and on more than one level, it's really recommended.
Paul Lappen (26th January 2004)

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