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Psychonautics. Psychonautics (from the Greek ψυχή (psychē "soul/spirit/mind") and ναύτης (naútēs "sailor/navigator")—a sailor of the mind/soul)[1] refers both to a methodology for describing and explaining the subjective effects of altered states of consciousness, including those induced by meditation or mind altering substances, and to a research paradigm in which the researcher voluntarily immerses him/herself into an altered state by means of such techniques, as a means to explore human experience and existence.[2] The term has been applied diversely, to cover all activities by which altered states are induced and utilized for spiritual purposes or the exploration of the human condition, including shamanism, lamas of the Tibetan Buddhist tradition,[3] sensory deprivation,[1] and archaic/modern drug users who use entheogenic substances in order to gain deeper insights and spiritual experiences.[4] A person who uses altered states for such exploration is known as a psychonaut.

Psychonautica. Think Global.

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Where's My Mind? Autoréférence. Strange Loop. Magic (Enchanted Objects: Words, Metaphorical Reality, History) Shamanism. Psycho. Lucid Dreaming. Optical Illusions. Symbols and Signs. Simboli. Glyphs. Au coeur du symbolisme. Chaos & Complexity Pdf Library. GUMBO GUMBO. Fibonacci sacred geometry. Fractals Mandlebrots & Dreams of Electric Sheep. Fractal Recursions. Ancient Knowledge, Fibonacci Sequence, Golden Ratio, Phi in Nature, DNA, Fingerprint of God Pt.2. Psychedelic Adventure.

Tripatorium. E=±mc²=Thé Ðëòxÿríßøñµçlëìç HÿÞêrdïmèñsîøñ. Fractal Enlightenment ~ We Are All One ~ हम सब एक है Challenging The Way You Live! ConsciousMate. Consciousness Cafe – Entheogens and Psychedelic Cultural Transmissions. Image via Ashes and Snow, © Gregory Colbert I just found Ashes and Snow.

Consciousness Cafe – Entheogens and Psychedelic Cultural Transmissions

First let me say we were given a copy of the DVD by two dear friends and I did really enjoy the DVD. I agree with them that the imagery is beautiful. But the more I watched it, the more I felt that there was a very creepy message behind it; something just . . . wrong. Accidental mysteries. Esoteric Tube - Downloading Reality. The Walk.

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Out of Body Experience. Science, Psychology & Philosophy. Spirituality. Terence McKenna. EMI NDE. Lavieapreslavie. Ms31119. Why Daydreaming Makes You Smarter and More Creative. Editors’ Note: Portions of this post appeared in similar form in an October, 2011, post by Jonah Lehrer for Wired.com, in an August, 2008, column by Lehrer for the Boston Globe, and in his previously published book “Imagine.”

Why Daydreaming Makes You Smarter and More Creative

We regret the duplication of material. Humans are a daydreaming species. According to a recent study led by the Harvard psychologists Daniel Gilbert and Matthew A. Killingsworth, people let their minds wander forty-seven per cent of the time they are awake. Healing Sounds Meditation Sleep Hypnosis & Binaural Beats.

Audio Highs - Get High Now (without drugs) Lyricus.org. Whole Systems. This area is devoted to the study of whole systems.

Whole Systems

Nature is a whole system. But also an economy, a family, a company, a community, or many other things, can be looked at as whole systems. A whole system view would include all the factors involved and examine how they relate to each other and how they work as a whole. To deal with a whole system we can't leave anything out as irrelevant. Intuition is as important as rationality, we must address both scientific and artistic approaches, both material and spritual needs, the small as well as the big, what we feel as well as what we think, what we perceive as well as what we imagine.

Maybe Logic. Mid-Atlantic Geomancy. Divination. Evolving consciousness, bite by bite. Dhushara. Tarot. Tarot Card Meanings. Alchemy. Orientation of the Hermetic Philosophy - Doctrines of Hermes Trismegistus. Coloured alchemical emblems. Over the past ten years or so I have been making handcoloured emblems by painting with watercolours copies of woodcuts and engravings from printed books and some manuscript drawings.

Coloured alchemical emblems

In colouring these I made use of my intensive study of the original coloured manuscripts of the 15th to 18th centuries, which have been the main focus of my research over the past years. I have often found that by contemplating and meditating on these handcoloured images one can resonate with and enter into the complex symbolic world of alchemy.

Grimorium Verum (True Grimoire) (French with parallel English translation) Grimorium Verum (True Grimoire) Printed edition is now available.

Grimorium Verum (True Grimoire) (French with parallel English translation)

This digital edition and translation by Joseph H. Peterson, Copyright © 1999. All rights reserved. Large portions of the text were translated by A.E. The Seven Hermetic Principles (For Manifesting) - Hermes Trismegistus. Flamel College Library: Orignal texts on alchemy, kaballah, sacred mathematics, healing arts, meditation, the Hermetic sciences, and other esoteric arts. Mandala. Etoile sauvage - Générateur de mandalas - applets - lesmandalas. Welcome to Wingmakers. Rites Of Passage. (enlarge) Written by Wilbert Alix Rites Of Passage: any ritual or ceremony wherein a participant crosses a threshold demarcating a transformation of their state of being.

Rites Of Passage

Rites Of Passage is a holistic, spiritual model based on an inevitable journey that all humans go through in a lifetime. This model describes the twelve Mystical Stages of our Physical and Spiritual Evolution. It explores the spiritual peaks or 'points of transformation' in life. Ken Kesey & The Merry Pranksters. Psychedelic. Psychedelic Philosophers. Psychedelics. Notes from the Psychedelic Salon - podcasts. Guest speaker: Terence McKennaListen Download Subscribe MP3 Free PCs – Right click, select option Macs – Ctrl-Click, select option Terence McKenna [NOTE: All quotations are by Terence McKenna.] “A psychedelic point of view means a point of view which honors consciousness.” “You do not measure the depth of a universal mystery with the neural network of a primate.” Teleologic Evolution, Intelligent Self-Design, Anticipatory Computing, Local-Global Feedback.

Concurrent ontology and the extensional conception of attribute "By analogy with the extension of a type as the set of individuals of that type, we define the extension of an attribute as the set of states of an idealized observer of that attribute, observing concurrently with observers of other attributes.

Teleologic Evolution, Intelligent Self-Design, Anticipatory Computing, Local-Global Feedback

The attribute theoretic counterpart of an operation mapping individuals of one type to individuals of another is a dependency mapping states of one attribute to states of another. Abstact, Supernatural. Religion, Mystéres et Apocalypse. The Baader-Meinhof Phenomenon. Article #141 • written by Alan Bellows You may have heard about Baader-Meinhof Phenomenon before.

The Baader-Meinhof Phenomenon

In fact, you probably learned about it for the first time very recently. If not, then you just might hear about it again very soon. Baader-Meinhof is the phenomenon where one happens upon some obscure piece of information-- often an unfamiliar word or name-- and soon afterwards encounters the same subject again, often repeatedly. Anytime the phrase "That's so weird, I just heard about that the other day" would be appropriate, the utterer is hip-deep in Baader-Meinhof. Magie du chaos. Beauty and Beautiful Actions. Nassim Haramein - Sacred Geometry and Unified Fields. Physicist Nassim Haramein presents new concepts explaining how we are all interconnected and can access infinite knowledge.

Nassim Haramein - Sacred Geometry and Unified Fields

“My brain is only a receiver. In the Universe there is a core from which we obtain knowledge, strength, inspiration. I have not penetrated into the secrets of this core, but I know it exists.” -Nikola Tesla. The Long Count. E SE IL TEMPO NON ESISTESSE AFFATTO? Why Time Slows Down When We’re Afraid, Speeds Up as We Age, and Gets Warped on Vacation. By Maria Popova “Time perception matters because it is the experience of time that roots us in our mental reality.”

Why Time Slows Down When We’re Afraid, Speeds Up as We Age, and Gets Warped on Vacation

Given my soft spot for famous diaries, it should come as no surprise that I keep one myself. Perhaps the greatest gift of the practice has been the daily habit of reading what I had written on that day a year earlier; not only is it a remarkable tool of introspection and self-awareness, but it also illustrates that our memory “is never a precise duplicate of the original [but] a continuing act of creation” and how flawed our perception of time is — almost everything that occurred a year ago appears as having taken place either significantly further in the past (“a different lifetime,” I’d often marvel at this time-illusion) or significantly more recently (“this feels like just last month!”). Novelty Theory ° A Bicameral Mind. The term was coined by psychologist Julian Jaynes, who presented the idea in his 1976 book The Origin of Consciousness in the Breakdown of the Bicameral Mind, wherein he made the case that a bicameral mentality, that is to say a mental state in which there are two distinct sections of consciousness, was the normal and ubiquitous state of the human mind as recently as 3000 years ago.

He used governmental bicameralism to metaphorically describe such a state, in which the experiences and memories of the right hemisphere of the brain are transmitted to the left hemisphere via auditory hallucinations. This mental model was replaced by the conscious mode of thought, which Jaynes argues is grounded in the acquisition of metaphorical language.

Jaynes theorized that a shift from bicameralism marked the beginning of introspection and consciousness as we know it today. According to Jaynes, this bicameral mentality began malfunctioning or “breaking down” during the second millennium BC. Projects - Whirlpool of Knowledge. Have you any comments about the articles on this page? Visit Skytopia's Whirlpool of Knowledge Forum. How much is a pineapple worth? Is a strawberry really better than a cherry? Lightshow - Tutorials. The crystal slides tutorial is a set of instructions describing how to create a really beautiful psychedelic special effect. If you are interested in other light show lumia effects and how they are produced, the best way to learn the basic techniques is to look at the collection of patents I have on the pioneers page. The neon wire tutorial requires Corel Photopaint or Adobe Photoshop.

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