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For additional reading, may we have included a short article written by Manohar Croke on the subject. We also suggest the following books and articles which are available in English on Esogetic Colorpuncture and Kirlian Energy Emission Analysis: This brief article on the subject of Colorpuncture is reprinted here in it's entirety for your reading pleasure.
Colorpuncture Compendium, Vol. I
by Peter Mandel
This hardback volume, written in 1986, was the first book available in english on Colorpuncture. The book includes a thorough discussion of Mandel's use and "meaning" of the colors and the history of colorpuncture's development. It also includes a number of early treatment protocols using the back-shu and front-ma points. (available from Institute for Esogetics)
Esogetics: The Sense and Nonsense of Sickness and Pain
by Peter Mandel
This paperback offers an excellent overview of Peter Mandel's work and his unique thought model for healing, called "esogetics." The book is oriented toward an explanation of theory but does include several treatment procedures suitable for self-healing. (available from Institute for Esogetics)
Light Years Ahead: The Illustrated Guide to Full Spectrum & Colored Light MindBody Healing
by Brian Breiling, Ed.
This 1996 Celestial Arts publication contains chapters written by 16 pioneers in the field of light therapy. It includes a chapter written by Akhila Dass and Manohar Croke (Co-Directors of Insitute for Esogetics) on Colorpuncture acu-light therapy and the work of Peter Mandel. This excellent resource book includes listings of products, manufacturers, clinics, treatment centers, as well as referrals and educational information. (available at most fine bookstores)
Color Me Healing: Colourpuncture a New Medicine of Light
by Jack Allanach
This exciting 1997 release by Element Press "tells the story of Mandel's discovery and subsequent evolutions of this radical new system, one which could well be described as the medicine of the future -- a medicine of light and color... As well as describing the development of colorpuncture, this unique book offers insights on the nature of illness and disease and their non-physical origins. (available at most fine bookstores and Amazon.com)
The American Journal of Acupuncture
Vol. 24, No. 2&3 and Vol. 25, No. 2&3
In these two issues of the American Journal of Acupuncture are articles by Manooar Croke and Akhila Dass on Esogetic Colorpuncture and Kirlian Energy Emission Analysis respectively, Both articles include extensive discussions of theory as well as case histories. The abstracts to both articles are presented below with the permission of the American Journal of Acupuncture. (reprints of the complete articles are available from Institute for Esogetics)
A Brief Introduction to Esogetic ColorpunctureTMTherapy -- A System of Wholistic Acu-Light Therapy: Theory and Case Studies
by Manohar Croke and Rosemary Dass
Abstract: Esogetic Colorpuncture Therapy (ECT) is a new system of light therapy based on concepts of acupuncture. Developed by Peter Mandel, a German naturopath and acupuncturist, this system offers a systematic method of using colored light applied as a stimulation at acupoints in order to facilitate the healthy exchange of information between the physical and subtle bodies, to clear the energetic remnants of trauma and to support the evolution of the individual. The authors briefly discuss the theories and research which have served as a basis for development of this work, and present three case studies to demonstrate the wholistic healing potential of this unique healing modality.
Assessing Kirlian Phenomena via Energy Emission Analysis (EEA):
An Interview with Originator Peter Mandel
by Manohar Croke & Rosemary Dass
Abstract: The use of Kirlian photography to evaluate energetic disturbances has been a topic of research since the early part of this century. After two decades of research, German naturopath and acupuncturist Peter Mandel developed Energy Emission Analysis (EEA), a method of correlating and assessing physical and psychological symptoms via Kirlian emission phenomena. In this interview, he explains how he started working with the Kirlian camera and describes some of the basic principles of his approach, including his emission "topography." A case study in which Kirlian assessment was used during the course of treatment is included.