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Places of Peace and Power

Since ancient times, sacred sites have had a mysterious allure for billions of people around the world. Legends and contemporary reports tell of extraordinary experiences people have had while visiting these places. Different sacred sites have the power to heal the body, enlighten the mind and inspire the heart. What is the key to the mystery of the sacred sites and how are we to explain their power?

National Geographic photographer and anthropologist Martin Gray has spent thirty-five years studying and photographing hundreds of sacred sites in more than one hundred and fifty countries. On this web site Martin discusses the mythology, archaeology and history of sacred sites, and also presents a fascinating explanation of the miraculous phenomena that occur at them.

The Power of Place: Sacred Sites and the Presence of the Miraculous

Read the Introduction to Martin's book Sacred Earth

Sacred Earth is available from Barnes & Noble as a large-format book.