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The Gnosis Archive: Resources on Gnosticism and Gnostic Tradition. Which plants in India have DMT? - Quora. List of Acacia species known to contain psychoactive alkaloids. This is a list of Acacia species (sensu lato) that are known to contain psychoactive alkaloids, or are suspected of containing such alkaloids due to being psychoactive.

List of Acacia species known to contain psychoactive alkaloids

The presence and constitution of alkaloids in nature can be highly variable, due to environmental and genetic factors. Acacia species having little or no alkaloids in the material sampled[41][edit] Species containing a concentration of alkaloids of 0-0.02% include: References[edit] ^ Jump up to: a b c d e f g h i White, E.P. 1951. DMT İÇERİKLİ ŞAMAN İKSİRİ TARİFİ. Ancient Psychoactive Incense and Preparations. For millennia, humankind has lived with nature, utilizing the flora and fauna to survive.

Ancient Psychoactive Incense and Preparations

Over the centuries, through trial and error, they learned which plants were the most nutritious, healthy and beneficial, and consequently which plants possessed unique healing, spiritual and magical properties. Early in antiquity, humankind discovered the healing properties and magical qualities of plants like Papaver somniferum, Cannabis sativa and fungi like Amanita muscaria. In addition to directly consuming these magical healing plant, ancient peoples also discovered that many plants possess psychoactive properties when they are burned and used them as part of their sacred ceremonies. Over time and after many trials people discovered that potent incenses could be made by combining several different plants, resins, barks and roots and that they could enhance their effects by utilizing special breathing techniques to help trigger or intensify trance states. Bodhanath Incense. 200+ Consciousness Raising Documentaries.

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200+ Consciousness Raising Documentaries

The Roots of Consciousness: Theory, The Biological Perspective. The Biological Perspective In the Introduction, I discussed the evolution of organized matter from the photon through particles, atoms and molecules to living cells which begin to differentiate in structure and function forming a wide variety of tissues and organs that play a specialized function in the human body.

The Roots of Consciousness: Theory, The Biological Perspective

It is reasonable to assume all these levels of organization including the whole human being play a role in shaping consciousness.

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How Meditation Changes Your Brain Frequency. As yogis have known for centuries and scientists can now prove, the benefits of meditation are profound.

How Meditation Changes Your Brain Frequency

Meditation is perhaps the most crucial instrument to harness the power of thought, cultivate more peace, clarity and happiness. Learning to train the brain and focus our attention is crucial to thriving and cultivating a peak performance in any endeavor. Longtime psychotherapist Dr. Ron Alexander, author of Wise Mind, Open Mind, speaks of mind strength, or the resiliency, efficacy and emotional intelligence that arise as we begin the process of controlling the mind. Mind strength is one of the most empowering tools we can employ to impact and improve all aspects of life. There are five major categories of brain waves, each corresponding to different activities. Slower wavelengths = more time between thoughts = more opportunity to skillfully choose which thoughts you invest in and what actions you take. 5 Categories of Brain Waves: Why Meditation Works. Look Into Your Mind. “Zen does not confuse spirituality with thinking about God while one is peeling potatoes.

Look Into Your Mind

Zen spirituality is just to peel the potatoes.” - Alan Watts Tweet I am a guest here, so I’ll start with this. The mission of HighExistence says the site aims to… Can't Stand Meditation? This Technique is For You. A consistent meditation practice is a struggle for even the most experienced of meditators.

Can't Stand Meditation? This Technique is For You.

For some reason it’s difficult to bring yourself to sit down and quiet the mind despite knowing that it’s the best thing for you. Zentangle: Pattern-Drawing as Meditation. By Maria Popova If greater creativity and more mental balance are among your new year’s resolutions, look no further than Zentangle — a type of meditation achieved through pattern-making, created by artist duo Maria Thomas and Rick Roberts.

Zentangle: Pattern-Drawing as Meditation

Each pattern is built one line at a time, organically combining simple patterns into complex zentangles in unplanned, unexpected ways that grow, change and unfold on the page as you enter an immersive state of flow. Totally Tangled offers a fantastic introduction to the relaxing and beautiful practice through step-by-step instructions and over 100 original tangles. We’re particularly taken with Zentagle because its basic principle — building on simple shapes and combining different patterns into complex creativity — is such a beautiful visual metaphor for our core philosophy of combinatorial creativity. Donating = Loving. Zen Guide: The Comprehensive Guide to Zen & Buddhism - Principles, Discussion, Practice, Community and Resources including RSS feeds. - ZENGUIDE.COM.

The Art of Living: Vipassana Meditation. The following text is based upon a talk given by Mr.

The Art of Living: Vipassana Meditation

S.N. Goenka in Berne, Switzerland. Everyone seeks peace and harmony, because this is what we lack in our lives. From time to time we all experience agitation, irritation, dishar­mony. Japanese Zen Buddhist Philosophy. 1.

Japanese Zen Buddhist Philosophy

The Meaning of the Term Zen. Mind Satori – Contemporary Zen. Instantly open your mind to the philosophy of enlightenment with our advice. Over 100,000 people received the same message you did—but you’re different. You acted, others didn't move. You’re about to access insider information. By signing up below, you’re agreeing to get more information about Mind Reality Secrets. Consider yourself an “early bird”. ZEN. Exploring the Threads that Connect Culture, Ecology, and Beauty. Lucid Dreaming - Gateway to the Inner Self > Home. The Nimatullahi Sufi Order. Sankhyakarika. The miracle of a perpetually dynamic Universe is enabled when two opposing factors in an interactive state occur simultaneously.

Compression and expansion are two opposing activities but when it takes place simultaneously, activity time is conserved and the dynamic state continues. The theoretical clue, lacking in Physics and Cosmology is the numerical algorithm that defines the threshold of simultaneously interactive states, which is also the key to gravitation phenomena. Newtons gravity constant and the fine structure constant are an approximation of precise axiomatic ratios that governs all phenomena in the Universe.

The Ego and the Universe: Alan Watts on Becoming Who You Really Are. By Maria Popova The cause of and cure for the illusion of separateness that keeps us from embracing the richness of life. During the 1950s and 1960s, British philosopher and writer Alan Watts began popularizing Eastern philosophy in the West, offering a wholly different perspective on inner wholeness in the age of anxiety and what it really means to live a life of purpose.

We owe much of today’s mainstream adoption of practices like yoga and meditation to Watts’s influence. Alan Watts, early 1970s (Image courtesy of Everett Collection) Out of Character: The Psychology of Good and Evil. By Maria Popova What Aristotle has to do with Tiger Woods and the story of the world. The dichotomy of good and evil is as old as the story of the world, and timeless in its relevance to just about everything we do in life, from our political and spiritual views to our taste in music, art and literature to how we think about our simple dietary choices.

But while most of us recognize that these concepts of good and bad aren’t always black-and-white categories, we never cease to be surprised when someone or something we’ve perceived as “good” does or becomes something we perceive as “bad,” from an esteemed politician’s transgression to a beloved celebrity’s slip into addiction or scientology or otherwise socially undesirable behavior. 50 Life Secrets and Tips. Memorize something everyday.Not only will this leave your brain sharp and your memory functioning, you will also have a huge library of quotes to bust out at any moment. 30 Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Die.

{Via studioflowerpower on etsy} 5 Tips For Butchering Your Life...So You Can Finally Live. Emancipating One’s Self Takes Patience, Grace and a Level of Brutality In Order to Hack Away at That Which Doesn’t Serve In Growth. iGod. 42 reflections on the meaning of life, the universe and everything — Meaning & Meaningfulness.

Train Your Brain to Think Like a Creative Genius. How to Explain Complex Ideas (Like Tech) to Those Who Don’t Understand. Determination Archives. Collective.consciousness. How Consciousness Evolved and Why a Planetary "Übermind" Is Inevitable. Collective consciousness. Consciousness. Is Consciousness Universal?

For every inside there is an outside, and for every outside there is an inside; though they are different, they go together. —Alan Watts, Man, Nature, and the Nature of Man, 1991 I grew up in a devout and practicing Roman Catholic family with Purzel, a fearless and high-energy dachshund. He, as with all the other, much larger dogs that subsequently accompanied me through life, showed plenty of affection, curiosity, playfulness, aggression, anger, shame and fear. Yet my church teaches that whereas animals, as God's creatures, ought to be treated well, they do not possess an immortal soul.

Only humans do. It was only later, at university, that I became acquainted with Buddhism and its emphasis on the universal nature of mind. Qualia. Magic Mushrooms Expand Your Mind And Amplify Your Brain’s Dreaming Areas. Here’s How. Yoga Motivation, Gratitude & Inspirat… Tibetan Yoga meditation methods revealed - General Discussion. Earlier I made a thread about Tibetan Monks abilities to use meditation to generate heat in their bodies, to melt snow around them, or to dry freezing wet sheets wrapped around their body until the sheets start steaming and become totally dry.

True Health: How to Tap Into the Healing Abilities of Your Chakras. This is a wonderful article detailing how the Chakra system works. It goes very well with the Emotional Guidance Scale Explained and Chakras, Endocrine Glands & Organs: Explained by Ra in the Law of One. Our Chakra system helps us understand how we relate to ourselves and our outer world experiences. - Justin. The Process of Meditation - How to Meditate. Activating Your Pineal Gland. A Layman’s Guide to Mindful Meditation. The Spider Goddess & The Web She Weaves – Temple Illuminatus. Dream Methods & Techniques.