From our earliest days, seekers from every great religious tradition have made pilgrimages--sacred journeys in the pursuit of wisdom, healing, guidance, and inspiration. In our contemporary society, more mobile now than ever before, pilgrimage is a popular vehicle for spiritual growth.
Now this helpful guide has everything you need to make this practice your own.
You'll find perspectives that cross time and tradition, plus plenty of practical help, with historical perspective, inspiring stories, practical suggestions, and plenty of encouragement.
You'll learn about:
--The history and practice of pilgrimage in many cultures
--Ancient stories and traditions about pilgrimage
--The stages of pilgrimage
--The elements of pilgrimage and how to deepen your experience
--How to make a pilgrimage doable
--Famous pilgrims and significant holy places
--Classic books and movies about pilgrimage