The Celestine Prophecy Manuscript By James Redfield The Celestine Prophecy Manuscript discusses various psychological and spiritual ideas rooted in multiple ancient Eastern traditions and New Age spirituality. The main character undertakes a journey to find “the Manuscript” and understand a series of nine spiritual insights in an ancient manuscript in Peru. The story tells of the narrator’s spiritual awakening as he goes through a transitional period in life. The Celestine Prophecy Manuscript is never quoted directly. There is no official statement of the nine insights. People who have read the Manuscript talk about the insights, but never state them directly.