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The Hallucinogens
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A. Hoffer & H. Osmond - The Hallucinogens

The Hallucinogens attempts to provide a detailed description of the hallucinogens in a single volume. Hallucinogens are chemicals which in nontoxic doses produce changes in perception, in thought & in mood, but which seldom produce mental confusion, memory loss, or disorientation for person, place & time. These latter changes are characteristic of organic brain reactions following intoxications with alcohol, anesthetics & other toxic drugs. The book covers the following hallucinogens: plant ß-phenethylamines, d-lysergic acid diethylamide, ololiuqui, indole hallucinogens etc.

Sacred Mirrors
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Alex Grey - Sacred Mirrors

Alex Greys erster Bildband „Sacred Mirrors“ – mit Texten und Essays von Ken Wilber und dem Kunstkritiker Carlo McCormick über die Bedeutung von Greys Werken und seinen Werdegang – ist mittlerweile zum Kult geworden. Der Künstler ist eine Art Schamane: ein geheimnisvoller Heiler der Gruppen­seele und der dunklen Seiten, die […]

Alex Greys erster Bildband „Sacred Mirrors“ – mit Texten und Essays von Ken Wilber und dem Kunstkritiker Carlo McCormick über die Bedeutung von Greys Werken und seinen Werdegang – ist mittlerweile zum Kult geworden. Der Künstler ist eine Art Schamane: ein geheimnisvoller Heiler der Gruppen­seele und der dunklen Seiten, die unsere hypertechnisierte, körperlich und spirituell entfremdete Kultur gegenwärtig durchläuft. Alex Greys Kunst stellt einen Weg der Selbstentfaltung dar, der die Polaritäten des menschlichen Lebens aufnimmt und vereint. Die Kraft seiner Bilder liegt darin, dass er uns die gesamte Bandbreite der menschlichen Erfahrung vor Augen führt und sie mit seiner „Vision vom kosmischen Bewusstseinsgitter“ verbindet. Der Künstler zeigt jede Ebene des menschlichen Organismus – vom Skelett über das Gefäß- und das Meridiansystem – anatomisch detailgetreu, bis hin zu den Energiekörpern und der Aura, die nur in einem veränderten Bewusstseinszustand wahrgenommen werden können. So ergibt sich ein erstes vollständiges Bild vom Universum „Mensch“.

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The Psychedelic Explorer's Guide

James Fadiman, Ph.D. - The Psychedelic Explorer's Guide

Presents practices for safe and successful psychedelic voyages, including the benefits of having a guide and how to be a guide Reviews the value of psychedelics for healing and self-discovery as well as how LSD has facilitated scientific and technical problem-solving Reveals how ultra-low doses improve cognitive functioning, emotional balance, […]

  • Presents practices for safe and successful psychedelic voyages, including the benefits of having a guide and how to be a guide
  • Reviews the value of psychedelics for healing and self-discovery as well as how LSD has facilitated scientific and technical problem-solving
  • Reveals how ultra-low doses improve cognitive functioning, emotional balance, and physical stamina

Called “America’s wisest and most respected authority on psychedelics and their use,” James Fadiman has been involved with psychedelic research since the 1960s. In this guide to the immediate and long-term effects of psychedelic use for spiritual (high dose), therapeutic (moderate dose), and problem-solving (low dose) purposes, Fadiman outlines best practices for safe, sacred entheogenic voyages learned through his more than 40 years of experience–from the benefits of having a sensitive guide during a session (and how to be one) to the importance of the setting and pre-session intention.

Fadiman reviews the newest as well as the neglected research into the psychotherapeutic value of visionary drug use for increased personal awareness and a host of serious medical conditions, including his recent study of the reasons for and results of psychedelic use among hundreds of students and professionals. He reveals new uses for LSD and other psychedelics, including extremely low doses for improved cognitive functioning and emotional balance. Cautioning that psychedelics are not for everyone, he dispels the myths and misperceptions about psychedelics circulating in textbooks and clinics as well as on the internet. Exploring the life-changing experiences of Ram Dass, Timothy Leary, Aldous Huxley, and Huston Smith as well as Francis Crick and Steve Jobs, Fadiman shows how psychedelics, used wisely, can lead not only to healing but also to scientific breakthroughs and spiritual epiphanies.

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Psychedelic Information Theory - Shamanism in the Age of Reason
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James L. Kent - Psychedelic Information Theory - Shamanism in the Age of Reason

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Psychedelic Information Theory: Shamanism in the Age of Reason is a formal analysis of the physical mechanisms underlying hallucination, shamanic ritual, and expanded states of consciousness. Written by James L. Kent, this text was researched for over 20 years and includes over 200 references and 31 images related to the […]

Psychedelic Information Theory: Shamanism in the Age of Reason is a formal analysis of the physical mechanisms underlying hallucination, shamanic ritual, and expanded states of consciousness. Written by James L. Kent, this text was researched for over 20 years and includes over 200 references and 31 images related to the latest science in the diverse fields of pharmacology, shamanism, and perception. As a succinct yet comprehensive formal analysis of the dynamics of hallucination and shamanic ritual, Psychedelic Information Theory is destined to become the modern textbook on psychedelic phenomena.

Chapters include information on the physiology of perception, types of visual hallucination, psychedelic pharmacology, psychedelic neuroplasticity, chaos theory, shamanic therapy, shamanic sorcery, and group mind phenomena related to psychedelic consciousness.

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