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Psychedelic mushrooms put your brain in a “waking dream,” study finds

[Washington Post] Psychedelic mushrooms can do more than make you see the world in kaleidoscope. Research suggests they may have permanent, positive effects on the human brain. In fact, a mind-altering compound found in some 200 species of mushroom is already being… Continue reading

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“Jeu” Georges Schwizgebel – 1977

Georges Schwizgebel, born in 1944 in Reconvillier in the Bernese Jura. Paradoxically, it is the influence of his parents which, at the age of 15, leads him to start training in painting at the School of Fine Arts. He meets… Continue reading

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Sadek Bazaraa – Solar Transmission 01

Video stills from a 23 minute video composition prepared for the Colo(u)r Sound Culture Mash Up component of the Index Festival in NYC. Solar Transmission – Excerpt 3 from Sadek Bazaraa on Vimeo.

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PenaBranca – Gallery

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BIRDY NAM NAM – Psychedelic Video


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Entheogen: Awakening the Divine Within

The film examines the re-emergence of archaic techniques of ecstacy in the modern world by weaving a synthesis of ecological and evolutionary awareness,electronic dance culture, and the current pharmacological re-evaluation of entheogenic compounds. Within a narrative framework that imagines consciousness… Continue reading

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Robert Forte: Cultural Healing Lecture

Excerpt from the 4th International Amazonian Shamanism ConferenceRobert Forte studied the history of religion with Mircea Eliade at the University of Chicago, and the psychedelic experience with Stanislav Grof at Esalen. He has worked for two decades to help western… Continue reading

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Mushroom Ceremony of the Mazatec Indians of Mexico – Maria Sabina

Folkways Records FR 8975, this is a US pressing of the impossible to find “Mushroom Ceremony Of the Mazatec Indians Of Mexico” This recording, made by Gordon Wasson in 1956, attempts to chronicle a religious ceremony involving the ingestation of… Continue reading

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Inner Paths to Outer Space: Journeys to Alien Worlds through Psychedelics and Other Spiritual Technologies

“Those who regularly navigate the hyperspatial landscape that some have called the ‘tryptamine dimension’ have long suspected that the portals to inner and outer space may be one and the same. This book, a collaboration of the most cutting-edge shaman/neuroscientists… Continue reading

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Alchemical Dreams: Rebirth of the Great Work

In the mid-1990’s Terence McKenna and Mystic Fire’s Sheldon Rocklin teamed up to make this rich and exciting film. Little did they know that this would be their last film. Filmed in Prague with Terence portraying his usual erudite rendition… Continue reading

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Terence McKenna & Nicole Maxwell: Amazonian Shamanism

Nicole the explorer swaps tales with mercury-minded Terence. The 7 1/2 hour tape set captures the humorous depth of this pair’s expertise in a compilation of the full weekend, including Terence’s rhapsodic overview of shamanism as the key for responding… Continue reading

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Fluid Perspectives Video – Chris Parks

Three dimensional moving paintings with music by Chocolate Tannoy. I am a contemporary artist, working in a unique way that I developed through my background in marine film and photography. My paintings, both moving and traditional, are intended to explore… Continue reading

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