Tagged: psychedelic

Psychedelic LSD Trip by Jonathan Zegarra

A Brief History of LSD in the Twenty-First Century

This article first appeared in the Psychedelic Press UK Journal (June, 2015 Volume III): An issue dedicated to the history and literature of psychedelics, and in particular LSD. Copies of which are available from the Psychedelic Press Shop here for £6. Since Swiss scientist Albert Hofmann accidentally discovered LSD’s psychedelic...

Exploring Entheogens

Exploring Entheogens: An African Perspective – July 19, 2015 London

Syllabification: en·the·o·gen Meaning: generating the divine / god within  Noun: A natural chemical substance, typically of plant origin, that is ingested to produce an alternative state of consciousness for religious or spiritual purposes. ============================================================ You are invited to attend Exploring Entheogens: A Pan-African Perspective When: Sunday 19th July 2015 Time:...

Tripping Spriggan

The Tripping Spriggan: An Anthology of Altered State Poetics is here!

The Tripping Spriggan: An Anthology of Altered State Poetics has been published in conjunction with Breaking Convention: International Conference on Psychedelic Consciousness. The wonderful contributions that have gone to make up this anthology of poetry, which is centred on altered states of experience and consciousness, is extraordinarily eclectic. There’s a...

Breaking Convention 2015

Gearing Up with Dr Ben Sessa for Breaking Convention – 3rd International Conference on Psychedelic Consciousness

  As we gear up for another fantastic Breaking Convention: 3rd International Conference on Psychedelic Consciousness, we caught up with co-organiser, psychedelic researcher and author Dr Ben Sessa, about what’s going on at this year’s event, and why it’s such a brilliant occasion. You can check out the full line-up...

Shadow Dancer by Magdelena Roeseler

My First Darkness (Part 2): Purging through the Entheos

Through discovering the fascia of my insights – the lateral connectedness of various ideas over time – I have slowly begun to piece things together and in turn garner a deeper understanding on that which I already knew. “In an intentional space, I have been using entheogens to open myself...

Breaking Convention 2011

Sponsored Walk for Psychedelic Research

At a time when research with psychedelic medicines is beginning to rise to prominence once again, we feel it’s important to help support the charities that are making this important medicinal step – a step which will help address some of society’s worst mental illnesses. Myself and London-based artist Tom Andrews...

Trip RD97 by Gwendal Uguen Follow (Creative Commons)

A Pipe of Salvia

This is an extract from the novel Erin – featured in our latest journal – the book is available from both the Psychedelic Press UK bookshop and Amazon. Have I slept? I thought so, though I couldn’t be sure. My dreams had been so real; my reality seemingly but dreams....

True Light of Darkness

Bringing ‘The True Light of Darkness’ to life

There is always something extra-special about reading a book about magic mushrooms. The powerful, magical Psilocybe fungi has an incredible grasp on the psychonaut’s imagination. As a result, ‘mushroom discourse’ is among the most hotly debated in psychedelia – state a fact wrong at your peril as one PsypressUK.com contributor...

Glade by Tom Andrews

New paper on psychedelic psychiatry, ecology and literature

Preparing the Gaia Connection  An Ecological Exposition of Psychedelic Literature 1954-1963 by Robert Dickins, author of Erin This paper, originally published in the European Kournal of Ecopsychology, investigates the extent to which psychiatrically-mediated drug texts, published in the mid-twentieth century, reveal an ecological awareness in their form and content. Primarily, this...

Archetypal

Varieties of Archetypal Experience – Dr Tim Read

The Ecology, Cosmos and Consciousness salon presents: Varieties of Archetypal Experience Dr Tim Read Tuesday, 28th April, 2015 October Gallery, 24 Old Gloucester Street, London, WC1N 3AL Please RSVP on Facebook (afraid so) so that we can anticipate numbers – Please pay on the door. Entry £7 /£5 Concessions, Arrive...

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