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Maori Mystic Uses Broadband And Native Bush

Maori Mystic Uses Broadband And Native Bush

Many overseas people are searching for spiritual answers from the Maori. Hirini Reedy is an example of a modern Maori mystic with a growing online audience. With degrees in engineering and philosophy, Hirini is a former NZ Army officer and businessman who walks easily between the corporate world and the native bush. For one whole year he lived a nomadic lifestyle where he lived in the bush, on beaches or in caves throughout the North Island of New Zealand. Using a laptop and mobile broadband, he still communicated with people in over 12 different countries by email, skype and teleconference.

Hirini explains his bush-style thinking.
“A lot of my thinking is nature inspired. So many people can relate to my thoughts. Nature speaks a common tongue where people can intuit their own meanings. Using their own trees, mountains and rivers. It is also about tuning into your own nature. Formulating your own truths. Each person must test these truths in the heat of real life. Find what melts down and what doesn’t. This is why I spent one year on my own monastic retreat refining my life experiences and insights into a form of shamanic martial arts for my mind and body. To strengthen the inner self to cope with the demands of modern society. Life is becoming very complicated. I see it in the questions people ask. Whether you are in Romania, Canada, Hawaii, Russia, India or Brazil, many people share similar problems.”

Hirini says that climate change is making more people turn inward and start asking fundamental questions.
“Climate change is making people ask more meaningful questions about business, political leadership and the quality of life. Some big shifts in thinking will be required. It will take much courage and collective goodwill to lift the consciousness of humanity. Climate change begins with habit change. It starts in the mind. Start removing toxic thoughts and polluting actions each day. Clean up your emotions. This is why you need a martial art for the inner self. A daily discipline to strengthen your heart, nerve and sinew for upcoming changes. We have so many limiting beliefs that they can make us cowards and traitors to our own consciences. Yet each person can start by recycling their own thoughts into nutrients for positive change. Start with one thing then double it. Start small, finish big.”

Hirini believes that New Zealand can become a seedbed nation where great ideas can germinate to help solve the world’s greatest problems.

“We are living in a time of great transition both locally and globally. Here in New Zealand, the question of identity and global contribution will take on greater importance over the next four years. This is why the Treaty of Waitangi needs to evolve into something much bigger than what it currently is. It must contribute to the preservation of life beyond just our shores of New Zealand. In essence, it is about how we treat ourselves, how we treat each other and most importantly how we treat our planet.”

Hirini is willing to speak and share his ideas with schools, organizations, businesses and individuals. He can be contacted through his website www.hirinireedy.com


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