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Author Gaffin, Dennis.

Title Running with the Fairies [electronic resource] : Towards a Transpersonal Anthropology of Religion.

Imprint Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Pub., 2012.

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Description 1 online resource (305 pages)
Summary Running with the Fairies: Towards a Transpersonal Anthropology of Religion is a unique account of the living spirituality and mysticism of fairyfolk in Ireland. Fairyfolk are fairyminded people who have had direct experiences with the divine energy and appearance of fairies, and fairypeople, who additionally know that they have been reincarnated from the Fairy Realm. While fairies have been folklore, superstition, or fantasy for most children and adults, now for the first time in a scholarly ...
Contents Introduction -- What are fairies? -- Opening up -- From childhood to Eureka -- Connections -- adult fairy experience -- Lightness, drama, and the natural world: attitude and preparation for fairymindedness -- Lightness and drama -- Fairyfolk in the natural world -- Minette's fairyLands -- Fieldwork and personalwork -- Perspectives and writings on fairies -- No bad fairies -- The unconceptual -- Realization -- Awareness of fairy -- Incarnation and reincarnation -- Mission, purpose, responsibility -- Fairypeople traits -- Physical traits -- Sensitivities and personality -- Healing and well-being -- Individual transformation -- Fairyfolk together -- Ireland: the fairy portal, artistry music, art, creativity -- Consciousness, evolution, planet.
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Subject Fairies -- Ireland.
Folklore -- Ireland.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Gaffin, Dennis. Running with the Fairies : Towards a Transpersonal Anthropology of Religion. Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, ©2012 9781443838917
ISBN 9781443839341 (electronic bk.)
1443839345 (electronic bk.)