Fasting – and learning – with the mythbuster

In the tradition of centuries of spiritual seekers drawn to the starkly pristine environs of the Dead Sea, renowned holistic physician Dr. Gabriel Cousens’s seven-day fast heals body and soul.

October 15, 2015 13:21
 Tree of Life Israel

Participants raise their juice fast glasses at the Tree of Life seven-day fast at the Dead Sea. (photo credit: TREE OF LIFE)


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The Dead Sea has been extolled throughout history for its healing properties. While thousands of sufferers from psoriasis, rheumatoid disorders and other diseases flock annually to its shores and waters from around the world for relief, just about everyone can benefit from the overall sense of well-being imparted by the planet’s highest concentration of bromine in the atmosphere at the lowest point on earth.

Combine the physically curative nature of the Dead Sea region with the Judean Desert’s rich history of religious sects and contemplative orders, and you have the ideal location for a week-long “spiritual fast,” under the medical supervision and philosophical guidance of Dr. Gabriel Cousens, founder and leader of the international holistic movement Tree of Life.


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