Tagged: shamanism

Plant Consciousness 2015

Less than a month until Plant Consciousness in London

Event: Plant Consciousness Date: 26-27 September 2015 Location: Regent’s University, London Tickets: http://www.plantconsciousness.com/book-my-tickets.html Our disconnect from the natural world has led to the disastrous situation that we now find ourselves in on planet Earth, yet our deep feelings for nature form part of our spiritual longing. The Plant Consciousness event will...

PsypressUK 2015 Vol.IV by Reuben Quatermass

Psychedelic Press UK Journal 2015 volume IV is out now

With the stardust of Breaking Convention still scattering, it is our pleasure to announce the – slightly delayed – next volume of the Psychedelic Press journal is now available here. A brilliant edition, it features the following articles: Antichrist Psychonaut by Peter Sjostedt-H, Psychedelic Society Revisited by Ido Hartogsohn, Archaic Revivals and Shamanism in a Liberal...

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...

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,...

Club Imaginal launches with Blue Dear Prayer: Quests and Challenges of the Oldest Psychedelic Tribe

Club Imaginal launches with Blue Dear Prayer: Quests and Challenges of the Oldest Psychedelic Tribe

Marwood Coffee Shop, a place where you can apparently find kick arse coffee and life changing cake, will now be hosting a monthly platform, Club Imaginal, where explorations into the unknown will be launched. The first event is happening this coming wednesday between 6:30 and 9:45 with: Blue Dear Prayer: Quests...

Sharing the Wisdom of British and World Shamanism

Sharing the Wisdom of British and World Shamanism

Shamanic lands is a two day event exploring Shamanic consciousness happening on 6th & 7th of June at the Conway Hall, London. The Shamanic Lands is a two day interactive event uniting the ancient knowledge of the British Isles and Ireland with global shamanic wisdom. We are in a time...

by Paul Hessell (Creative Commons)

Good Intentions and the Road to the Amazon

A group of academics and others have published a letter expressing severe criticism of the methods and aims of the Ethnobotanical Stewardship Council (ESC), an NGO which has assumed the mission of ensuring the safety and sustainability of ayahausca and other entheogens. The letter is reproduced below. The debate continues…...

By Lorna Johnson [2]

Ayahuasca and the Release of the Black Demon by Mark Flaherty

This excerpt, by Mark Flaherty, is from his book Shedding the Layers: How Ayahuasca Saved More than my Skin and appeared in the PsypressUK 2013: Anthology of Pharmacography. PsypressUK 2014 is out now and available here. As the sun begins to disappear behind the treetops, the shamans remove the brew from the fire, filtering and...

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