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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.” “Our role is not to understand but to appreciate.” “It’s ridiculous to attempt to seize the tiller of reality, because we don’t even know where we want to go.”J “We extract the poetry from being by the assumption of the mundane.” “Once nature is taken as the ground of being then permission to inflate the image of the ego is denied.” “Intuition must be given prominence in the rearrangement of our relationship with the world.” “Science is really the, it’s the plumbing level of reality. “Intuition is the unifying of experience into a gestalt image of the world.” Related:  PsychonauticaMedia and Blogs

Dhushara Home Page Michael Prescott's Blog 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 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. Humanity is in a constant search to discover a truth that can explain the nature of our existence. We live in a contemporary culture. The Circle The three great religions of the west (Judism, Islam and Chrisianity) speak of a religious model based on the principles of a straight line. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. Jupiter: Gatekeeper of expansion and personal belief systems. Uranus: Ally of liberation and authenticity. Chiron: Ambassador to the galaxy. Neptune: Remembering your visions and dreams. Rites Of Passage (Shamanic) Stages and Planetary Cycles Sexual Initiation (approx age 21) Mid-Birth (approx age 39-44)

List of entheogens This is a list of species and genera that are used as entheogens or are used in an entheogenic concoction (such as ayahuasca). For recreational use they may be classified as hallucinogens. The active principals and historical significance of each is also listed to illustrate the requirements necessary to be categorized as an entheogen. Fauna[edit] Flora[edit] Fungi[edit] See also[edit] References[edit] Subversive Thinking 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 himself or herself into an altered mental state in order to explore the accompanying experiences.[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. Etymology and categorization[edit] Peter J.

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