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Kosmicare UK

Help the Kosmicare UK Yurt Fund

Kosmicare UK has been working at British festivals for 5 years, always just for the love of it, and with very little resources. They have helped lots of trippers when they find themselves in the middle of their worst nightmare and helped them gain perspective and solid ground again in order for them to have the most rewarding experience....

Entheogens and the Development of Culture

Entheogens and the Development of Culture by John A. Rush [Ed.]

Originally published in 2013 ‘Entheogens and the Development of Culture: The Anthropology and Neurobiology of Ecstatic Experience’ is a collection of essays edited by John A. Rush. Rush has previously authored the books ‘The Mushroom in Christian Art: The Identity of Jesus in the Development of Christianity’, ‘Failed God: Fractured...

Peyote Dreams

Peyote Dreams by Charles Duits

Originally published in France in 1967 under the title ‘L’Pays de l’éclairement’, this edition of Charles Duits classic, entitled ‘Peyote Dreams’, has been translated and reissued by Park Street Press (2013). Duits (1925-1991) was a French writer and surrealist largely known for his fantasy saga novels ‘Ptah Hotep’ and ‘Nefer’....

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Psychedelic Press Publications Review 2013

It’s been a terrific first year for the small-scale launch of the Psychedelic Press publisher. Ostensibly launched in order to publish PsypressUK: Anthology of Pharmacography, a raft of interest from both readers and writers alike means that we’ve a very full, and very interesting line-up of publications being arranged for...

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Evolution of the Mushroom Symphony

The earliest suggested depiction of human mushroom use is represented in cave art found within the Tassili plateau in Southern Algeria, and is approximately seven thousand years old (Stamets, 1996). The artwork portrays a bee-headed figure with mushroom fruiting bodies for fingers, coupled with an outline also infused with fungal shapes. It has...

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Can Animistic Perception Change the World? An interview with Robert Tindall

Robert Tindall M.A. has been kind enough to give PsypressUK an interview. Tindall is a writer, classical guitarist, long time practitioner of Zen Buddhism, and an inveterate traveler, whose work explores the crossing of frontiers into other cultures, time depths, and states of consciousness. He is the author of two books on...

Psychedelic Future of the Mind

The Psychedelic Future of the Mind by Thomas B. Roberts

Originally published in 2013 ‘The Psychedelic Future of the Mind: How Entheogens are Enhancing Cognition, Boosting Intelligence, and Raising Values’ is written by Thomas B. Roberts, Ph.D.. The text includes contributing chapters from Roger Walsh, Charles S. Grob, and Alicia L. Danforth. Roberts is professor emeritus at Northern Illinois University,...

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Tripoteca London 2013 – International Psychedelic Film and Arts Festival

Tripoteca 2013 London 4 October, 7:30 pm & 5 October, 8:00 p.m. @ The Horse Hospital (Colonnade, Bloomsbury, London WC1N 1JD)  Tripoteca is the only international psychedelic film and arts festival that features content revolving around metaphysical matters, the expansion of consciousness and abstract aesthetics. The first edition took place...

Lost Theory

Stomping in the Monkey Mountains: A Lost Theory 2013 Review

The following review of Lost Theory Festival 2013 has been kindly written for the Psychedelic PressUK by Raine Trott, with photos by Elana Gurland. Psychedelic trance festivals like Lost theory are more than just a music event; they are an international gathering of gypsies, travellers, new-age hippies and spiritual enthusiasts from around...

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