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The Entheogen Journey

“The antagonism between science and religion, about which we hear so much, appears to me to be purely factitious–fabricated, on the one hand, by short-sighted religious people who confound a certain branch of science, theology, with religion; and, on the other, by equally short-sighted scientific people who forget that science takes for its province only […]

Psilocybin Causes Positive Personality Change

New research from Johns Hopkins School of Medicine indicates that the psychedelic component in magic mushrooms may have lasting medical and spiritual benefits to psychological health. The mushroom-derived hallucinogen, called psilocybin, is known to cause transformative spiritual states, but at high doses it can also bring about “bad trips” marked by terror and panic. The […]

In Preparation for Ayahuasca Ceremony

Last week I’ve had a chance to meet a Peruvian shaman Don Alberto who will be holding ayahuasca ceremony this weekend in Montserrat. In preparation for the ceremony, I’ve been doing a lot of reading. The more I learn about it, the more sense it makes to have that experience now, in this exact moment […]

Psychedelic Yoga Techniques

The Application of Yoga Meditation Techniques to the Use of Psychedelic Sacraments By Sri Brahmarishi Narad . The fact that psychedelic drugs induce a greater sensitivity to subtle spiritual and psychic energies, and speed up the influx of impressions from deeper levels of consciousness, raises the immediate question of how these energies can be properly […]

Life and Music

What is life if not the pilgrimage to oneself? Here’s a wonderful video clip made on Alan Watt’s lecture on life and music: [tags]entheogen, drugs, psychedelics, mind-expansion, consciousness, plant teachers[/tags]

Psychonauts

A Psychonaut is a person who uses psychoactive entheogens as guides, or means, to achieve inward spiritual experiences, and who reflects upon these experiences and applies them to their own life in a positive way, with the intent of bettering themselves. The word entheogen is a modern term derived from two Ancient Greek words entheos […]