Gabriela Jurosz-Landa is an anthropologist and Maya shaman-priestess initiated by her teacher Tomasa Pol Suy in Guatemala. She has researched Guatemala for more than 20 years, living there for 6 years, during which she participated in ceremonies with Maya spiritual and political authorities, including the 2012 New Era celebrations. The founder of the Forum of World Cultures, she writes and lectures internationally. She lives in Connecticut.
Offering an insider’s experiential account of ancient Maya spiritual wisdom and practices, Gabriela Jurosz-Landa, an anthropologist, details the initiation process she went through to become a Maya shaman-priestess, including ceremonies, prayers, ritual dance, divination, the presence of numinous forces, and the transmission of ancient knowledge.
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