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The Shamanic Lands

Not long left to book your place for The Shamanic Lands in June

When: 6 & 7 June 2015 Where: Conway Hall, London www.theshamaniclands.com The Shamanic Lands is a two day interactive event uniting the ancient knowledge of the British Isles and Ireland with global shamanic wisdom. It is taking place at Conway Hall, London, on 6 – 7 June, 2015. We are in...

Breaking Convention 2015

Tickets available for Breaking Convention: 3rd International Conference on Psychedelic Consciousness

  Following the success of the Breaking Convention conferences in 2011 and 2013, the technicolor flag of international psychedelia will be hoisted once again over the weekend of 10-12 July 2015. It will be held once again at the beautiful, baroque Old Royal Naval College campus of the University of Greenwich....

Xenolinguistics

Review: Xenolinguistics by Diana Reed Slattery

There are many indications of the advent of a new era for psychedelics, at least in a medical context. Many scientists, academics and researchers anticipate a “mainstreaming” of these mind-altering substances in the near future. However, it is easy to see how some aspects of altered states of consciousness induced...

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Reflections on the Ethnobotanical Stewardship Council & the Psychedelic Renaissance

A group of experts under the banner of the Brazil-based NEIP (International Group for Psychoactive Studies) has recently released a ‘Statement Critiquing the Ethnobotanical Stewardship Council (ESC).’ ESC, if you don’t know, is a nonprofit launched in late 2013 and dedicated to “assuring the sustainability and safe use of traditional...

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Psychedelic novel ‘Erin’ by Robert Dickins is now out

ISBN: 9780992808815 Genre: Fiction / Psychological Author: Robert Dickins It is with great pleasure that we can announce the publication of the psychedelic novel ‘Erin’ by Robert Dickins. Erin is available from our bookshop here, and Amazon. When protagonist Elijah Baillie wakes up early one morning in the arms of a mysterious girl...

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Epilogenesis: An Introduction to Psychedelic Heresy

The Ecology, Cosmos and Consciousness lectures series presents: Event: Epilogenesis – An Introduction to Psychedelic Heresy by Dave King Monday, 23th March, 2015 October Gallery, 24 Old Gloucester Street, London, WC1N 3AL Please RSVP on Facebook (afraid so) so that we can anticipate numbers https://www.facebook.com/events/969494819740321/ – Please pay on the door. Entry...

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Magic Mushroom Explorer by Simon G Powell

The story of the Psilocybin-containing ‘magic’ mushrooms, of which there are hundreds of varieties worldwide, is in many respects a mysterious one. While its ancient use can be attested to some degree in South America, it is only in the mid-twentieth century that the Western world woke up to its...

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Veganism and Psychedelic Experiences

A Visit at the Nomad Psybient Chai Bar in Berlin The desire to experience mind and body again as a new and changing reality has had precedents of countless varieties, for example the back-to-the-land naturism and vegetarianism via American Indians (Harris 11). During the 1960s’ Summer of Love, the garden...

Sunrise 2014 © Stefan Kliszynski

Full Line-up Announced for Sunrise Celebration 2015

21st – 24th May at Piercefield Park, Chepstow, Wales More Acts Announced for Sunrise Celebration 2015… * OMAR PERRY & THE HOMEGROWN BAND *  * FUN LOVIN’ CRIMINALS HUEY MORGAN DJ SET * * WILL AND THE PEOPLE * JOHN FAIRHURST * * THE ELECTRIC SWING CIRCUS * THE EGG * *...

From the film-maker's five day boat ride from Pucallpa to Iquitos

The Mirror of the Spirit – Ayahuasca documentary

  João Meirinhos’s documentary on contemporary ayahuasca-related shamanic practices and ‘spiritual tourism’ in Peru is a classic example of a tale that grew in the telling, starting as a component in a Masters degree thesis in Visual Anthropology and expanding to become a feature-length piece. Containing much observational handheld footage,...

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