Part autobiography, part introduction to entheogens
and visionary substances, "The Toad of Dawn: 5-MeO-DMT and the Rising of Cosmic Consciousness" by Dr.
Drawing on fieldwork and interviews with users of entheogens
including ayahuasca, vaporised DMT, and 5-MeO-DMT toad venom, I argue that a left willing to open itself to these experiences could gain a new standpoint from which to oppose and outflank capitalist ecocide.
It is worthy noticing that despite a close relationship with entheogens
, indigenous populations only suffered from collective drug abuse problems after contacting with Western societies and being subjected to acculturation (Mabit, 2007).
Sikuani shamans chew capi (Banisteriopsis caapi) and inhale yopo powder (Anadenanthera peregrina) as entheogens
In this sense, the definition of psychonaut, coined by Junger (1952) when referring to people who use entheogens
to explore their psyche, has been updated.
Psychedelics are treated as sacred medicines and are often referred to as entheogens
("that which generates the experience of God within") or simply as "medicine.
Both The Jaguar that Roams the Mind and The Shamanic Odyssey are published by Inner Traditions Bear & Company, which publishes "books for the mind, body, and spirit"; their Park Street Press imprint is dedicated to "travel, psychology, entheogens
, consumer and environmental issues, archeology, women's and men's studies, and fine art.
Persephone's Quest: Entheogens
and the Origins of Religion.
Burroughs's entire oeuvre could conceivably be viewed as an extended version of the shamanic underworld descent which has assumed nightmarish proportions because of the essential conflict between entheogens
and street drugs.
Spiritual Science explores and answers these and many more questions covering a wide-range of topics including quantum physics, consciousness, synchronicity, the holographic universe, morphic fields, the human energy body, psychoneuroimmunology, life force energy, the chakra and meridian systems, acupuncture, qigong, pranayama, the power of prayer, auras, psi science, telepathy, psychokinesis, clairvoyance, remote viewing, precognition, out of body experiences, near death experiences, entheogens
, death, ghosts, reincarnation, God, Oneness and much more.
and education: Exploring the potential of psychoactives as educational tools.
Psychedelic Healing: The Promise of Entheogens
for Psychotherapy and Spiritual Development" explores the therapeutic potential of psychedelics in a medical situation.