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MODERN SHAMANISM & CONSCIOUS CULTURE

In this time of incredible change and transformation, a new generations of shamans and shamanic practices are emerging to support the awakening of the planet and collective consciousness. True shamans are able to achieve expanded states of awareness and communicate with the plant, animal, and spirit world in order to access knowledge, heal, and balance the elements as well as the material and spiritual planes. Discover the world of shamanism and the shaman within, as you learn to tap into your innate ability to access non-ordinary states of consciousness and the wisdom and power to heal.

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Ayahuasca & the Soul Quest Adventure of a Lifetime

After nearly one year of wildly visionary journeys with my medicine family, in 2004, I decided to travel to the Brazilian Amazon, hoping to connect with the indigenous shamans and experience the living tradition of ayahuasca, in a culture with an unbroken history of working with the sacred plant medicine. I was also burnt out from nearly a decade of nonprofit work and hoping to receive some insight from drinking

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How Psychedelics Saved My Life, Part 1

Had I not discovered and experienced that profound sense of Oneness, Universal love, the interconnectedness of all beings in the web of life, that LSD can elicit, I would have offed myself a long time ago. If you’d like to hear the story of how LSD saved my life, and what ultimately led me to create this site, here’s my story. Daily Racist Bullying Caused Me to Hate Myself as a Young Girl I started off life, happy and in awe of the world around me. I had no brothers or sisters but could keep myself

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Rapé – the Sacred Amazonian Snuff You Blow Up Your Nose

Rapé – pronounced ha-PAY – is a preparation of powdered medicinal herbs, often with a tobacco base – that is taken through the nose. This practice of consuming powdered plant medicines through the nose is pre-Columbian and was first observed among the Brazilian indigenous tribes. In Europe, herbal snuff was introduced by the doctor and botanic Francisco Hernández

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Astral emergence by Morgan Mandala

“It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light.” ~ Aristotle Onassis Art by Morgan Mandala

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Everything You Need to Know About Ayahuasca

Ayahuasca, or yagé, is an entheogenic brew that stems from the Amazon, the exact dates/place of origin are unknown, and can only be theorized. One certainty about the history of ayahuasca, is that by the mid-nineteeth century it had come to the attention of Western ethnographers, and was already wide-spread among numerous indigenous

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San Pedro: The Master Teacher and Spiritual Healer

San Pedro cactus (Trichocereus pachanoi), otherwise known as the Cactus of the Four Winds, Huachuma or Saint Peter’s Cactus, is a fast growing columnar cactus native to the Andes Mountains – which can grow up to 20 feet high. It is usually found in Peru, Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, and Ecuador – but is also cultivated in many other parts of the world. San Pedro has a history of being used in Andean medicine for healing and religious divination for thousands of years, and archeologists

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An Essential Understanding of Peyote

“In consciousness dwells the wondrous, with it man attains the realm beyond the material, and the Peyote tells us, where to find it.” – Antonin Artaud What is Peyote? Peyote, or Lophophora Williamsii, is a type of entheogenic cactus native to the Chihuahua desert region of Mexico and can also be found

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VISIONARY MEDICINE & CANNABIS CONSCIOUSNESS

Learn how the ancients respected and used visionary plant medicines ceremoniously to pray, commune, and heal. Discover the best ways to integrate and expand upon the ancient medicine traditions of indigenous tribes for our modern times. Explore the fascinating world of visionary medicines and non-ordinary states of consciousness. Through the grounded and responsible use of entheogenic medicines, we can tap back into our innate ability to access visionary states and divine intuition, and open up pathways for self-discovery and profound transformation and growth. 

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Microdosing Magic Mushrooms: the Health Benefits of Psilocybin Mushrooms in Microdoses

Whether it’s an artist struggling with creative blocks, an athlete wanting to upgrade performance and technique, or just someone seeking natural alternatives for alleviating symptoms of depression, more and more people are turning to the emerging field of study that is microdosing psilocybin mushrooms. Psilocybin mushrooms, commonly and aptly referred to as “magic mushrooms” are…

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2 Righteous Medicine Women, 1 Powerful Plant Ally, & a Message from the Forest

When I was in the Brazilian Amazon for 4 months in 2004, I got to visit many eco-village communities whose spiritual lives were oriented around the ritual use of ayahuasca while living as sustainably as possible in the jungle. I stayed for several weeks in one such community and had the opportunity to work with…

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How Psychedelics Saved My Life, Part 1

Had I not discovered and experienced that profound sense of Oneness, Universal love, the interconnectedness of all beings in the web of life, that LSD can elicit, I would have offed myself a long time ago. If you’d like to hear the story of how LSD saved my life, and what ultimately led me to create this site, here’s my story. Daily Racist Bullying Caused Me to Hate Myself as a Young Girl I started off life, happy and in awe of the world around me. I had no brothers or sisters but could keep myself

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Guide to Understanding Cannabis Vaporizers

Image from Psycho Babble As the legal cannabis market is growing in numbers, the users are becoming more mature when consuming cannabis products. They start to distinguish qualities that is almost impossible to do so, when the whole cannabis scene was hidden in the shadows of illegality. Moreover, the profile of the average cannabis consumer is…

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5 Ways Psychedelics Are Saving Lives

Artwork by Archan Nair “There can be no more intimate and elemental part of the individual than his or her own consciousness. At the deepest level, our consciousness is what we are – to the extent that if we are not sovereign over our own consciousness then we cannot in any meaningful sense be sovereign…

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Guide to Microdosing With Modafinil for Entrepreneurs & Other GSD Kind of People

I first heard about Modafinil from my private, invitation-only virtual community of location independent Internet entrepreneurs. I must say I was intrigued, but as a “plant medicine” person, I had made a conscious choice to steer away from taking “drugs made in a lab”. It was mostly guys raving about it in the forums, how…

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The History and Future of LSD

A Little History… Artwork by Alex Grey LSD was first synthesized in 1938 by Albert Hofmann while he was in Switzerland working for the pharmaceutical-chemical department of Sandoz Laboratories, with his co-worker professor Arthur Stoll (founder/director of the pharmaceutical department). During their experiments, Hofmann wound up deriving a chemical called ergotamine, which comes from a grain fungus that typically grows on rye – and the…

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Is MDMA (Ecstasy or Molly) ‘Penicillin For The Soul’?

What is MDMA? MDMA (3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine), was first developed in the early 1900s in Germany as a parent compound to be used to synthesize other pharmaceuticals. It was patented in 1914 by a drug company called Merck, and at first, scientists originally thought it could be used as an appetite suppressant. During the 1970s, in the United…

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The Creativity Enhancing Benefits of Microdosing

What is Microdosing? “If the door of perception were cleansed everything would appear to a man as it is, infinite.”– William Blake Many forward thinking entrepreneurs in their 20s-30s have been turning to psychedelics as an avenue for enhanced productivity and creativity in the workplace. Microdosing, as its known, has found its own subculture with…

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TRANSFORMATIVE TECHNOLOGY

We are reaching an unprecedented time in modern technological developments. Through the power of the internet and transformational tools, we can leverage technology to activate planetary transformation, lead evolutionary companies, and develop creative solutions to the world’s most pressing concerns. Scientific and technological advancements can be our ally as we endeavor to rapidly transform the world, and our consciousness.

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What are Isochronic Tones?

What are Isochronic Tones? Artwork by Louis Dyer Isochronic tones are an emerging brain entrainment technology that are reportedly helping many people improve their cognitive performance, enhance states of meditation, decrease anxiety, and increase IQ. This relatively new field can be compared with other effective brain entrainment tools such as binaural beats. Isochronic tones and…

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Binaural Beats vs. Isochronic Tones

Binaural Beats vs. Isochronic Tones   What are brain entrainment technologies? If you are looking to accelerate your neural capacities and optimize your meditation, then you’ve no doubt encountered one of the many brain entrainment technologies that have hit the market over the past couple of decades. Things like isochronic tones, binaural beats, and minaural…

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What are Binaural Beats?

What are Binaural Beats? Binaural beats is a term describing a fascinating process that takes place in the brain when our ears are presented with a certain kind of audio stimulus. These measured changes in the brain have led scientists and researchers to discover how to use sound to alter our brain waves; a method…

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CONSCIOUS RELATIONSHIPS & SACRED SEXUALITY

For people on the cutting edge of awakening, relationships of all kinds are going through a major re-modeling and evolutionary paradigm shift. In these shifting times, how can we more consciously relate to our partners, coworkers, family members and the world at large?  We are re-defining our relationships to be more symbiotic with our life's purpose and our greater goals for transformation and growth. As we learn to engage with our life force energy in a more conscious way, our sexual expression becomes a sacred practice that opens a pathway for greater expression of our true essence. Learn from the world's top experts in sacred sexuality and conscious relationships how to access and activate your potential for ecstatic loving relationships.

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26 The Burning Man Relationship Survival Guide | Philippe Lewis

Philippe Lewis, the Exquisite Lover, is a Sex & Intimacy Coach, Certified Sexological Bodyworker, Trained Somatica Practitioner, and Epic Event Producer. For the last 18 years, he has been exploring relationships, intimacy, sensuality and sexuality with individuals and communities through teaching, writing, coaching and (sexy) events with the goal of growing men and women into…

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25 Psychedelic Love, Surviving Burning Man | Julie Megler & Larry Norris

Larry Norris is the founder and executive director of ERIE (Entheogenic Research, Integration, and Education). ERIE is a group dedicated to entheogenic research and the development of integration tools, as well as bringing diverse entheogenic speakers, practitioners, and researchers to share their wisdom with the San Francisco/Bay Area communiy. This summer Larry

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13 Entheon: What Happens When Visionary Soulmates Trip Together | Alex & Allyson Grey

The mystic paintings of Alex Grey articulate realms of psychedelic visionary consciousness, revealing interwoven energies of body and soul, love and spirit, illuminating the anatomical core of each being. Alex’s visual meditations on the nature of life and consciousness, the subject of his art, have reached millions through his five books

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11 Love, Sex, What Men Want, What Women Want | Philippe Lewis

Philippe Lewis is a Love Coach, Certified Sexological Bodyworker, Trained Somatica Practitioner, and Epic Event Producer. For the last 18 years, he has been exploring love, relationships, intimacy, sensuality and sexuality with individuals and communities through teaching, writing, coaching and (sexy) events with the goal of growing men and women into better lovers and better…

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INDIGENOUS CULTURE

In many parts of the world, indigenous cultures still live and thrive, carrying on the traditions and practices of their ancient ancestors. There is much we can learn from the shamanic practices of tribal societies that still relate as a connected whole, closely communing with the earth and the elements. From initiatory rites to healing chants, indigenous cultures hold deep gems of wisdom about our earth, our bodies, and each other. 

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Indigenous Tribes Promote Sustainable Solutions

Indigenous People are humanity’s connection to the land and to its’ history. Whether it is through an understanding of plant-medicine, ceremony, or stewarding the land, we all have a lot to learn from tribal communities. Long before Bill Mollison coined the term Permaculture, natives were living and working in harmony with the natural elements in…

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Amazon Jungle Survival Guide – For Visiting Tribes in the Brazilian Amazon

The Amazon jungle is an amazing place, lush, green, full of life. It’s one of the most biodiverse regions of the world. Which is why it may feel like everything is trying to eat you. Travel in the Amazon can be slow and unpredictable, due to heavy rains, no roads, lack of regular transportation, and the fact that gasoline is like gold. Almost all travel is done by river, and the only way to get to many Indian villages

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Get an Extreme Tribal Makeover at the Yawanawá Festival

Tribal festivals are a great way to immerse yourself in the indigenous culture of the Amazon Basin. Tribes like the Yawanawá, Huni Kui and the Kuntanawa in the state of Acre, Brazil, like to host festivals and welcome outside visitors. Festivals like these are the fantastic events to attend because you get to see and participate

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Yawanawá – The People of the Wild Boar

The Yawanawá is a group belonging to the Pano linguistic family which, nowadays, occupies the Gregório River Indigenous Land. Its community is, in fact, a conjunction of people that includes members from other groups: Shawãdawa (Arara), Iskunawa, Rununawa, Sainawa, and Katukina. This configuration is the result of a dynamic common to many Pano

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Rapé – the Sacred Amazonian Snuff You Blow Up Your Nose

Rapé – pronounced ha-PAY – is a preparation of powdered medicinal herbs, often with a tobacco base – that is taken through the nose. This practice of consuming powdered plant medicines through the nose is pre-Columbian and was first observed among the Brazilian indigenous tribes. In Europe, herbal snuff was introduced by the doctor and botanic Francisco Hernández

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23 Iboga: Kicking Heroin Addiction with the Ultimate Ancestral Trip | Elizabeth Bast & Chor Boogie

Elizabeth Bast serves as a writer, poet, yoga teacher, yogic life-style coach, visual & performance artist, fusion temple dancer, and musician. She studied at New College of San Francisco with an emphasis on Art and Social Change. Chor Boogie a.k.a. Joaquin Lamar Hailey is an internationally acclaimed spray-paint artist. His visionary murals

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22 Western Shamans, Sacred Tea Servers & Charlatans | Rak Razam

Rak Razam is the world’s leading ‘experiential’ journalist, writing about and helping shape the emergence of a new cultural paradigm in the 21st century. A writer, film producer and culture maker, he bridges the worlds of shamanism, consciousness and popular culture. Author of the critically acclaimed book Aya Awakenings: A Shamanic Odyssey and the companion…

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21 Icaros, Shaman Songs & Plant Music | Susana Bustos

Susana Bustos, PhD, is a transpersonal counselor, professor of psychology, and independent researcher on the entheogenic shamanic traditions of the Americas. Her main body of research and clinical work has focused on Peruvian Amazonian Vegetalismo practices, particularly on the effects of song (icaros) and plant diets on healing processes, as well as on the integration of experiences with plant medicines

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20 Psilocybin Mushrooms, Spirit Guides & Otherworldly Intelligence | Shonagh Home

Shonagh Home is a well-known author, shamanic practitioner, teacher, and public speaker. She has become the “feminine voice for the reverent shamanic use of psilocybin mushrooms”. Her book Love and Spirit Medicine archives and keeps track of her mystical journey and shamanic exploration into the heart of entheogenic mushrooms. She travels

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15 Spirit Medicine: Becoming One with Magic Mushrooms | Javier Prato

Javier Prato is an independent film maker from Argentina. Since his big leap to Hollywood, California in 2000, he has kept himself busy by having his short films screened at various film festivals. His satirical and controversial short, Jesus Christ: The Musical, also known as Jesus Will Survive, has had an immeasurable number of views on e-mail attachments…

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14 Landscapes, Beings & Symbols You See on MDMA, DMT & Ayahuasca | Alex & Allyson Grey

Alex and Allyson Grey co-founded the Chapel of Sacred Mirrors (CoSM), a spiritual cultural center in the Hudson Valley of New York. On the forefront of a movement in which painters join musicians on stage, the Grey’s have painted together live on Broadway stages and sold-out theaters, clubs and festivals in dozens of international cities across…

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13 Entheon: What Happens When Visionary Soulmates Trip Together | Alex & Allyson Grey

The mystic paintings of Alex Grey articulate realms of psychedelic visionary consciousness, revealing interwoven energies of body and soul, love and spirit, illuminating the anatomical core of each being. Alex’s visual meditations on the nature of life and consciousness, the subject of his art, have reached millions through his five books

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