Max Woodside

Mules? Free Spirit? ~ Indigenous Philippine Sorcerer speaks again

By Max Woodside | July 23, 2018 | 4

While retired, I’ve been talking to and chronicling an indigenous Philippine sorcerer for almost 7 years.  I have many notebooks full of material, a vast teaching, and I’m trying to connect it all accurately in accordance to what he meant to say.  He spoke good English but took a long time for me to understand his terminology in relation to his spirituality. His name is Arik (pronounced Aur-rik) from the Manobo tribe of Mindanao.  I met…

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Talks with an Indigenous Philippine Sorcerer. “Crazy-Lost”.

By Max Woodside | July 16, 2018 | 5

I’ve been talking to and chronicling an indigenous Philippine sorcerer for almost 7 years.  I have many notebooks and lots of material.   He spoke good English but took a long time for me to understand his terminology in relation to his spirituality. His name is Arik (pronounced Aur-rik) from the Manobo tribe of Mindanao.  I met him here in Cebu City, PH.  We’ve been meeting for 3 or 4 times a week at our…

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Talks with an Indigenous Sorcerer. The Blood of Life.

By Max Woodside | July 9, 2018 | 2

On another occasion, we were drinking coffee at the Mall. Arik always seemed to appear an hour late for our meetings. We had met 6 years ago, and I had found his talks so compelling, I practically begged him to give me more. He was rather secretive about his past, but he did say, “I am a product of a school”. We were talking about the people who were hurriedly walking, as if late for…

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Talks with an Indigenous Philippine Sorcerer. The Blood of Life.

By Max Woodside | July 5, 2018 | 11

On another occasion, we were drinking coffee at the Mall. Arik always seemed to appear a half hour late for our meetings. We had met 6 years ago, and I had found his talks so compelling, I practically begged him to give me more. He was rather secretive about his past, but he did say, “I am a product of a school”. Today, I’m writing this book about his teachings.  I never thought I’d be…

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Talks with an Indigenous Sorcerer. The Pit of Pain.

By Max Woodside | June 28, 2018 | 16

We agreed to meet at my house in Inayawan. Arik always used local transportation instead of taxis because he wanted to be frugal. He told me frugality was a virtue. I found him to be exceedingly humble and polite, though I felt a powerful hammer of a man in his emanations. Though he always dressed nicely in trousers, never in shorts, and a nice dress shirt, never t-shirts. He was thin and moved purposefully like…

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Talks with an Indigenous Sorceror

By Max Woodside | June 14, 2018 | 21

I’ve been talking to and chronicling a Filipino indigenous sorcerer for 6 years.  I have lots of material.  I thought I’d share it with all of you.  He spoke good English, but took a long time to understand his terminology in relation to his spirituality. His name is Arik (pronounced Aur-rik) of the Manobo tribe of Mindanao.  I met him here in Cebu City.  We’ve been meeting for quite some time, with my students and…

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