Ama Alchemy of Love

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Artof4Elements, Mar 16, 2019 - Philosophy - 246 pages

A-Ma Alchemy of Love or Playing the Glass Bead Game with Pythagoras is a historical spiritual novel set in the 17th century Macao (Macau) that follows lives and spiritual insights of settlers of this little peninsula in the middle of China.

This magic place, that is rapidly growing as a center of trade offers a melting pot for the highest practice ever, the alchemy of humanity, creating an energy matrix that will change the lives of generations to come. We are transferred into the time of strong religious clashes and dogmas, and the scientific revolution, where our protagonists join the fight of the enlightened minds of the time, such as Giordano Bruno and Da-Vinci for the establishment of the New World. Through Ruben, a Portuguese Jesuit Priest who came to China to convert the Chinese into Christians, and through Ama and her family, friends, followers and enemies. Joining their attempts to learn from both Western and Eastern philosophical thought and civilization.

All the events and manuscripts mentioned within the book: the Dutch attack to Macao 24th of June 1622, the Reform of the Chinese Calendar during 1630s, Father Schall’s Appointment to the Chinese Board of Mathematicians (during 1650s), Witches Hunt, and Witches Manual, etc, are carefully researched historical facts. The book uses history to create the connection between actions of the individuals that live surrounded by magic. A-Ma takes us on an exploration journey discovering the secrets of the bond we all have created during the millions of life-times on Earth, the bond of consciousness and suffering. Will Ruben manage to break this bond and enter into the world of spiritual transformation discovering his own divine potential?

Will love that guides him, transform him, will his friend, guru and lover, Ama manage to break the matrix of habits, thoughts and patterns that surrounds them? Will Ama’s friends manage to reach enlightenment, will human society manage to shred the veil of dogmas that encircles it, or will the forces of Dark Ages be stronger or will Ama be prosecuted as a witch? Interspersed with graphic sketches of life in Europe and Macao in 16th century, this work presents a historic and imaginative fable of the Chinese & Portuguese way of life within this little settlement that at the time could have been a centre of spiritual progress of the Age of Reason.

The book has 12 chapters, starting with the Play of the Glass Bead Game with Pythagoras and entering a Universal Portal of Consciousness to Ancient Worlds and Civilizations, Ancient Egypt, Ancient Greece, 17th Century Portugal, and China.

 

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Loved this deep and intriguing novel!Back into the 17th century, gliding through Amas life, exploring the wisdom of China (such a fascinating culture) and multi-leveled dimensional stories of Reuben ... Read full review

Contents

Playing the Glass Bead Game with Pythagoras
4
Ruben
36
Father Benedicts Round Table of Solomon
49
A Man Training To Love
82
Amas Mother
96
Cronology of a Minor Famine in 17th Century China
107
A Man Trained to Hate
145
A Man Trained to Kill
153
Lilith
182
A Man Training to Be
196
Visita Interiora Terrae Ractificando Invenies Occultum Lapidem
201
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About the author (2019)

Nataša Pantović, MSc Economics, is Serbian / Maltese Author, Management Consultant, Adoptive Parent, and Spiritual Researcher into Higher States of Consciousness. Published Author since 1991.


Author of 9 AoL Mindfulness Books.


"Pulsation, vibration, rhythm exists everywhere as Akasha / Sound / Waves and we hope to reach the vibration of Wisdom embedded Logic or Love Enlightened Intelligence transcending our microcosmic limitations understanding the macrocosms." Nataša Pantović


The early eMalta years saw a heavy investment by Government in its ICT infrastructure to transform Malta into an Information Society. As Management Consultant working within the MEU, in the Office of Prime Minister, Nataša worked on large number of management and HR consulting projects throughout the various Ministries and Government Institutions.


After helping Father George build a school in a remote area of Ethiopia, Nuit entered the most amazing world of parenting adopting two kids from Ethiopia as a single mum. At the moment she says that her kids are actively teaching her how to be a more loving, mindful and conscious parent. Ema and Andrej love and train basketball, play music, act within a Music Theater Group and were Chess Champions of Malta.


While heading a large UK IT company (Crimsonwing, later KPMG) that has set-up its operations in Malta, she was in charge of its Management Consultancy, Training, and Business Development, expanding the company's markets in Europe, and has been invited by Malta Enterprise, to promote Malta as a European near-shore IT outsourcing destination. As a woman, and an IT Executive, travelling around our little planet, her memory recalls many venues in London, Cardif, Manchester, Milan, Brussels, Rome, Amsterdam, presenting the company's large UK IT case studies (Safeway, Banks, etc.) while at the same time promoting Malta IT, but the most impressive was the Euro-Med Summit in Marseille (France) where Nataša was a Guest Speaker in an Experts Panel Discussion addressing Ministers and Business Heads from around the Euro-Med region with the Presentation Strategies for Growth in the Euro-Med Region Euro-Mediterranean Business Summit 2006.


Nataša has traveled through more than 50 countries and lived in 5: UK, New Zealand, Holland, Serbia and Malta. As a volunteer she organized six Body Mind Spirit Festivals in Malta, an International Vegetarian Festival, a Children Festival, and 10 days Temples Conference. She regularly writes about variety of self-development topics with Times of Malta.


Nataša Pantović Personal Highlights or some weird and wonderful things about me:


- MSc Economics, Belgrade

- I've never had a TV or a mobile phone.

- I've read 1,000s of books exploring the subjects of creativity, marketing, management and spirituality. I learned from many Wise Men of our past and present

- in 1991 published my first book: Contracts for Companies and Individuals, in Serbia.

- my life story book has many pages within the world of IT Marketing and Management Consultancy, in the UK, Holland and Malta. Many years of experience working with the large 'blue chip' companies projects, and as Public Speaker promoting subcontracting of IT operations to Malta.

- my soul is the one of a nomad and during my life-time I visited more than 50 countries, set foot on all the continents, and lived in five. My friends are from all around the globe. My home is in Amsterdam, London, Belgrade, Sliema, Rome, Sydney, Lisbon wherever I find my heart beating the same rhythm.

- some of the more intriguing pages talk about 25 years of exploring Ancient Worlds through Applied Psychology and Comparative Religion Studies, Yoga and my vegetarian life-style where I danced barefoot in the rain, meditated for hours in search of God, organized 6 Body, Mind and Spirit Festivals, explored Megalithic Temples and was one of the organizers of a 10 days Megalithic Conference in Malta

- On a large project scale we wish to empower each individual to share the best of its potentials with the group without inhibitions of hierarchy, stress of competition, and constant attachment to the stereotypical behaviors.

- The AoL Series of 9 books published by Artof4elements, by 7 Authors, offers tools that explore the power of mind, creativity, consciousness, mindfulness, and unconditional love. Through poetry, novels, fiction and non fiction books, the focus is on developing the qualities of both heart and intellect, exploring virtues, inspiring the inner growth. A spectrum of mystical exercises used enhances both cognitive and emotional development and enhance Divergent Thinking. The series is inspired by yin and yang, by mythology, alchemy, and within the parenting world by simplicity parenting, and alternative teaching educational models.