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The Avatar Path: The Way We Came

The Avatar Path: The Way We Came

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by Harry Palmer

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Like most journeys, self-evolvement has a starting point. That starting point is the recognition that some (or even most) of your guiding values and beliefs are based on imitation of parents, teachers, peers, satisfied customers, celebrities, authorities, the successful, or even the world’s failures.

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Excerpt from the Prologue:

Like most journeys, self-evolvement has a starting point. That starting point is the recognition that some (or even most) of your guiding values and beliefs are based on imitation of parents, teachers, peers, satisfied customers, celebrities, authorities, the successful, or even the world’s failures.

The life you are living is a copy of someone else’s. It is a patchwork quilt of borrowings and unconscious influences. When you recognize this, really see it, something independent of any mental embellishment awakens—a new self. You can call this new self, “I am.” This ineffable spirit—authentic YOU—wakes up with a desire to explore its potential.

The articles and stories in the pages that follow are intended to illuminate archetypes in consciousness that will assist your growth. As you read, several things will happen: the expectations and opinions of others will be recognized and re-considered; personal values will be re-examined; and patterns of behaviors will change. And most importantly, YOU, that ineffable explorer, will begin awakening as a Source Being. This is a heroic journey.

About the Author:

In 1986, a teacher named Harry Palmer created The Avatar Course. That same year he founded Star s Edge International®, the seminar management corporation that supervises the delivery of the Avatar Materials. Harry's writings are a profound contribution to the growing body of knowledge, exercises, and processes directed to self-improvement. Many individuals and companies in the personal-development industry have adopted his ideas.

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Harry Palmer is a prolific author, publishing numerous articles, books and videos. - His articles are available online at http://theavatarjournal.com. - He published a series of 26 articles available both online and through email subscription at http://theavatartimes.com. - His videos are available online at http://avatarepcmedia.com and for sale as DVD's at http://avatarbookstore.com. He also published a series of courses entitled The Avatar Materials. These training materials have been translated into 21 languages and are taught in 71 countries around the world.

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The Avatar Path: The Way We Came 4.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 22 reviews.
p_pPP More than 1 year ago
I really enjoyed reading this book. It is very inspiring, enlighten book with an excellent starting point. It really gives the lesson for the life. This allows people to be more aware. I don't think that there is any magic formula. Palmer worked really hard to finish his job I guess. He used sequences and combinations to unlock human power that he believes each individual has to varying degrees. Great inspiring read!
GabrielNA More than 1 year ago
"The Avatar Path: The Way We Came" is an excellent book written by Harry Palmer based on his own course he developed. I enjoyed this book because after looking through several self-help books, this book really helped enlighten me on how to change my life in ways that are really effective. The book really teaches the reader their life can be changed with some simple changes and a true desire to want to succeed in spiritual growth. This is a good choice for those who are looking to reach their potential.
MrCHeadley More than 1 year ago
Harry Palmer's The Avatar Path is a phenomenal story of learning to dig deep and connect with your inner being. In life, it is absolutely hard to connect with your true self when there are always distractions and life changing hurdle. However, within this book, readers will understand the importance of life. I would definitely recommend this book to anyone looking for self-identity.
MSWAN86 More than 1 year ago
This is not your ordinary self help book. The Avatar Path examines and shapes the microscopic elements of human behavior that form the overall whole. 72 different countries have adapted this therapeutic course, leaving no room for doubt regarding credibility. The book includes exercises and pragmatic solutions that help individuals identify when the particular behavior is occurring-rather than when it has already occurred. In essence, The Avatar Path is a proactive book that seeks to understand the action and condition that action rather than focus on the reaction. Prevention is always better than the cure! In terms of writing style and content, the former teacher's message is delivered succinctly, precisely, and convincingly. He really knows what he is talking about. At the end of the day, those who take this book seriously should see an uptick in their ability and duration of focus. The Avatar Path offers a new outlook on life, one that all should consider, if not adapt.
Jcroichy More than 1 year ago
Harry Palmer's The Avatar Path: The Way We Came is an absolute delight. Everyday we walk through life and sometimes, we are faced with stressful situations. Palmer explains the depth of life through Avatar. Furthermore, Palmer allows readers to dig deep within their inner beings and find the motivation to help us through life. The flow was absolutely splendid. Readers will definitely appreciate the self-help advices. This is a must read!
KaleyEvans More than 1 year ago
The Avatar Path: The Way We Came, written by Harry Palmer is more than a typical self help book. It reveals to you how to create a self help lifestyle through real lessons and stories. Palmer uses calm about powerful words to awaken you in a new way. The Avatar Path attempts to take your various problems and in return, gives you new insight that reveals new ways to understand and deal with those problems. This book is for anyone and everyone, especially those who wish to contribute to a better functioning, and more compassionate Earth.
KalieLyn More than 1 year ago
Comprised of lessons, stories and beautiful illustrations, The Avatar Path: The Way We Came is not a book of "self-help" but a book of "self-discovery". With an easy-to-read writing style, Harry Palmer captures the reader and takes them on an adventure of life and meaning. Enlightening and powerful, this book will change the way you think, believe and experience. A definite read for those wishing to connect fully with their inner-self.
Msclassy More than 1 year ago
This book makes an excellent starting point for anyone seeking personal growth or spiritual development. Harry Palmer explains the underpinnings, processes and typical results of the Avatar Course in a clear and brief fashion. This book finds innovative insights and realizations that would awaken new options, alternatives and new perspectives for the life. This book gives the lesson for the life. This book is powerful enlightening tool capable of awakening the conscious to one's own abilities. It helps immensely increasing mental abilities such as focusing.
glenngoodlander More than 1 year ago
I came into this book very skeptical, simply because I have grown to be wary of "self-help" style books because a lot of them are rubbish filled with fluff and such grandiose generalizations that everyone can be included and no one can be affected. This book, however, was very different. I think a good portion of that is due to Harry Palmer's writing style which is intelligent and forceful. But beyond that I think this book has some truth in it that has to be experienced to understand.
Jean_Croichy_Jr More than 1 year ago
Harry Palmer's The Avatar Path is a book of deep meaning. Harry Palmer will show you how you should look at life, and society as a whole. The Avatar Path explains why are people in society is so tuned into what others in society tells us to do with our lives. This book will tell the reader to open their eyes, and see the world as what it is. And also to live for yourself not for others, this book has depth, and a must read.
JSHAH21 More than 1 year ago
The Avatar Path strives to teach the art of living life deliberately and being aware of your behavior and actions. In this book, you'll learn about the creation and evolution of Avatar into one of the world's premier enlightening tools, distributed in 21 languages in 72 countries worldwide. The goal is to decrease and ultimately eliminate irrationality from human behavior-certainly a daunting task. Not only is this book thought provoking, but it will directly affect the way you think and the essence of your being. Unlike typical self-help books, this is not a step-by-step, broad guide. Instead, it examines the microscopic issues of your being and determines that a change in these will change you as a whole. In a nutshell, The Avatar Path states that a series of exercises (e.g. "Not Speaking Falsely) included in the book will allow you to heal from painful events from the past and be able to grasp the most powerful, sharp version of YOU. While the inherent emphasis is on positive thinking, Palmer delivers his content with such force and transparency that his message comes across clearly as though it were meant directly for you.
M_R_Shah More than 1 year ago
Harry Palmer's "THE Avatar Path: The Way We Came" is a powerful enlightening tool capable of awakening the conscious to one's own abilities and immensely increasing mental abilities such as focusing. It's a self-improvement, self-help book no doubt, but there's a difference. As a former teacher, Palmer focuses on improved quality of life based on an individual's "own self-generated blueprint." This revolutionary creation, known as the Avatar Course allows people to be more cognizant or aware of their actions. There is no magic formula; Palmer uses sequences and combinations to unlock human power that he believes each individual has to varying degrees. After many emotional, mental, and physical transformations, Avatar spread like wildfire. It is now delivered in 21 languages in 72 countries! Elements of the book such as the "Basic Attention Management Mini-Course" allow individuals another way of looking at things and a no-nonsense, direct way to understand their ability to concentrate. "The Avatar Path," if utilized properly, is a life changer.
giantwarrior More than 1 year ago
Harry Palmer has written a book that would make Norman Vincent Peale proud. The Avatar Path: The Way We Came is the ultimate self help book. The power of positive thinking has never been more aptly put than how Palmer has put it. He states that everyone has certain mental abilities that can be brought forth through a series of exercises that can take themselves to a higher state of being. This book is written a such a way that any reader can understand his system and gain the enlightenment they are so desperately seeking.
jwbatlarge More than 1 year ago
The Avatar Path: The Way We Came by Harry Palmer is the most enlightening book written in years. He has a very unique style of delivery that makes readers feel they are learning from a teacher while at the same time talking to a friend. This is mastery in consciousness and self-awareness. While tapping into your inner-self, you will be led through an exact series of sequences and combinations to unlock the mysteries of experience. This is a must have book for anyone wanting to improve one's self-awareness.
UniquelyJoanna More than 1 year ago
Having said this book is the best of its genre (referring to self improvement books) I feel that perhaps this is less of the compliment intended as to place 'The Avatar Path' alongside the rest is not really to compare like with like. Yes, there are some established ideas in here; the power of positive thinking being one, but it is the clarity, the cohesion and coherence of ideas in Palmer's book that really make it a stand alone work. I had not heard of Avatar before, but now I have discovered it through this book I don't want to stop thinking about it. In fact, I want to go back and read it again, and again, and am sure there will be new revelations each time. In short, it IS a self improvement book, but one which addresses the effect that improving oneself in this manner can have on the future of the world. It offers insightful, clear ideas and principles, inviting readers to explore and experience these for themselves rather than to accept blindly, and herein lies its strength. The writing is engaging and the 'parables' or illustrations of the various points really work to bring the ideas and principles to life. One or two small editorial issues do not detract from the value of this book at all; in fact the only critical point I might raise is that there is a feeling of 'being sold' further material in the form of encouragement to take the courses, read more books etc. However, given that the book is so exceptional, maybe this isn't such a bad thing! Anyone open to new ideas, interested in philosophical thinking, spirituality, metaphysics, self empowerment or simply anyone looking for a brighter future for themselves or for the world would do well to read this.
sonyaa2 More than 1 year ago
Harry Palmer's "The Avatar Path: The Way We Came" is a book with detailed steps to self-evolving. Basically, Palmer instructs the reader to give up the habits he or she has learned from others and cull deep to start of process of higher consciousness. Tapping into various spiritual tenets, Palmer provides a word-driven blueprint for living a life of spiritual. Well-written, deep and entertaining, this is a must for anyone interested in exploring and evolving to his higher self.
emiggs More than 1 year ago
"You are part of... well that's the question, isn't it?" From the very beginning, Palmer engages the author. A myriad of styles are combined: sometimes he's a teacher, other times a friend, other times a story teller. Whatever the method he uses, what is produced is a cohesive book that allows a reader to "realize" on his own how he came to be, who he is, and who he is capable of becoming. An intriguing, insightful book on human nature and who we are, interesting for anyone looking for a different point of view on the essence of being. Especially interesting thanks to multimedia companion mini-courses, downloadable via the web.
jsoda079 More than 1 year ago
Once I started reading this book, I could not stop! Harry Palmer might give Deepak Chopra a run for his money! Palmer's words are strong and mesmerizing. If you want to be a better person, there are life lessons coursing through this book. And even if you don't think you can truly be a better person, but you want to try, you will not be left behind. Palmer's words will carry you to where you need to be!
ANERIV28 More than 1 year ago
The title of this book got my attention and I was intrigued to see if it was really as enlightening as it promised. I was happily surprised to see that it really lived up to my expectations. We all possess the potential to be better and get the things we want out of life whether it be more success in our business or personal lives or just inner peace. This book is excellent at helping you achieve this by tapping into our own raw potential and help get us out of our ruts. Perfect for anyone who feels as though they are at a standstill in their life.
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
An amazing book that lets you in on the secrets of reality and how you can change it. This book is fascinating and
shines1980 More than 1 year ago
This book, The Avatar Path, can be life-changing if you are willing to let it. It can really help you gain insights into the path you have chosen and how you could choose another path, if you desire. There are plenty of new perspectives in the book that help you shed light on a number of issues. The book will help you understand Avatar Courses as well and you may just end up signing up for a few yourself.