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DMT: The Spirit Molecule

DMT: The Spirit Molecule Description:

b A Doctor s Revolutionary Research into the Biology of Near Death amp Mystical Experiences b br A clinical psychiatrist explores the effects of DMT A behind the scenes look at the cutting edge of psychedelic research br br From to Dr Rick Strassman conducted US DEA approved clinical research at the University of New Mexico in which he injected volunteers with DMT one of the most powerful psychedelics known His detailed account of those sessions is an inquiry into the nature of the human mind and the therapeutic potential of psychedelics DMT a plant derived chemical that is also manufactured by the human brain consistently produced near death and mystical experiences Many volunteers reported convincing encounters with intelligent nonhuman presences especially aliens Nearly all felt that the sessions were among the most profound experiences of their lives br br Strassman s research connects DMT with the pineal gland considered by Hindus to be the site of the seventh chakra and by a href https www goodreads com author show Ren Descartes title Ren Descartes rel nofollow Ren Descartes a to be the seat of the soul i DMT The Spirit Molecule i makes the case that DMT naturally released by the pineal gland facilitates the soul s movement in and out of the body and is an integral part of the birth and death experiences as well as the highest states of meditation and even sexual transcendence Strassman also believes that alien abduction experiences are be brought on by accidental releases of DMT If used wisely DMT could trigger a period of remarkable progress in the scientific exploration of the most mystical regions of the human mind and soul

Rating: 3.41 out of 5

Inner Paths to Outer Space: Journeys to Alien Worlds through Psychedelics & Other Spiritual Technologies

Inner Paths to Outer Space: Journeys to Alien Worlds through Psychedelics & Other Spiritual Technologies Description:

An investigation into experiences of other realms of existence and contact with otherworldly beings br br Examines how contact with alien life forms can be obtained through the inner space dimensions of our minds br br Presents evidence that other worlds experienced through consciousness altering technologies are often as real as those perceived with our five senses br br Correlates science fiction s imaginal realms with psychedelic research br br For thousands of years voyagers of inner space spiritual seekers shamans and psychoactive drug users have returned from their inner imaginal travels reporting encounters with alien intelligences i Inner Paths to Outer Space i presents an innovative examination of how we can reach these other dimensions of existence and contact otherworldly beings Based on their more than combined years of research into the function of the brain the authors reveal how psychoactive substances such as DMT allow the brain to bypass our five basic senses to unlock a multidimensional realm of existence where otherworldly communication occurs They contend that our centuries old search for alien life forms has been misdirected and that the alien worlds reflected in visionary science fiction actually mirror the inner space world of our minds The authors show that these alien worlds encountered through altered states of human awareness either through the use of psychedelics or other methods possess a sense of reality as great as or greater than those of the ordinary awareness perceived by our five senses

Rating: 3.41 out of 5

DMT and the Soul of Prophecy: A New Science of Spiritual Revelation in the Hebrew Bible

DMT and the Soul of Prophecy: A New Science of Spiritual Revelation in the Hebrew Bible Description:

Naturally occurring DMT may produce prophecy like states of consciousness and thus represent a bridge between biology and religious experience br br Reveals the striking similarities between the visions of the Hebrew prophets and the DMT state described by Strassman s research volunteers br br Explains how prophetic and psychedelic states may share biological mechanisms br br Presents a new top down theoneurological model of spiritual experience br br After completing his groundbreaking research chronicled in i DMT The Spirit Molecule i Rick Strassman was left with one fundamental question What does it mean that DMT a simple chemical naturally found in all of our bodies instantaneously opens us to an interactive spirit world that feels more real than our own world br br When his decades of clinical psychiatric research and Buddhist practice were unable to provide answers to this question Strassman began searching for a more resonant spiritual model He found that the visions of the Hebrew prophets such as Ezekiel Moses Adam and Daniel were strikingly similar to those of the volunteers in his DMT studies Carefully examining the concept of prophecy in the Hebrew Bible he characterizes a prophetic state of consciousness and explains how it may share biological and metaphysical mechanisms with the DMT effect br br Examining medieval commentaries on the Hebrew Bible Strassman reveals how Jewish metaphysics provides a top down model for both the prophetic and DMT states a model he calls theoneurology Theoneurology bridges biology and spirituality by proposing that the Divine communicates with us using the brain and DMT whether naturally produced or ingested is a critical factor in such visionary experience This model provides a counterpoint to neurotheology which proposes that altered brain function simply generates the impression of a Divine human encounter br br Theoneurology addresses issues critical to the full flowering of the psychedelic drug experience Perhaps even more important it points the way to a renewal of classical prophetic consciousness the soul of Hebrew Bible prophecy as well as unexpected directions for the evolution of contemporary spiritual practice

Rating: 3.65 out of 5

Dmt, La Molecule de L'Esprit: Une Recherche Revolutionnaire Dans La Biologie de L'Experience Au Seuil de la Mort

Dmt, La Molecule de L'Esprit: Une Recherche Revolutionnaire Dans La Biologie de L'Experience Au Seuil de la Mort Description:

De a le docteur R Strassman l un des psychiatres americains parmi les plus eminents a mene la plus grande recherche psychedelique jamais realisee en experimentant sur des dizaines de volontaires la mysterieuse Molecule de l esprit le D M T di methyl triptamine Avec sincerite et une rigueur scientifique exceptionnelle le docteur Strassman relate des dizaines de recits dont l intensite la profondeur et l etrangete sont reellement saisissantes d autant plus que beaucoup d entre eux se referent au Bardo etat intermediaire qui va de la mort a la prochaine naissance Cet ouvrage est aux antipodes de la scolastique partisane et figee de la nomenklatura medicale Les hypotheses avancees qu il presente en irriteront plus d un mais personne ne restera insensible aux incroyables ouvertures qui se degagent de ces recherches sur le cerveau humain et ses potentialites insoupconnees Le DMT est il cette molecule de l esprit en connection avec la fameuse glande pineale consideree par les Hindous comme le lieu du septieme Chakra et par Descartes comme le siege de l esprit Une remarquable etude aux frontieres de la connaissance

Rating: 3.39 out of 5

Inner Paths to Outer Space: Journeys to Alien Worlds through Psychedelics and Other Spiritual Technologies

Inner Paths to Outer Space: Journeys to Alien Worlds through Psychedelics and Other Spiritual Technologies Description:

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Rating: 3.43 out of 5

Buddha's Brain: The Practical Neuroscience of Happiness, Love Wisdom

Buddha's Brain: The Practical Neuroscience of Happiness, Love  Wisdom Description:

The Buddha and other great teachers were born with brains built essentially like anyone else s and then they changed their brains in ways that b changed the world b br br br Science is now revealing how the flow of thoughts actually sculpts the brain By combining breakthroughs in neuroscience with insights from thousands of years of contemplative practice you too can use your mind to shape your brain for greater happiness love and wisdom br br br i Buddha s Brain i draws on the latest research to show how to stimulate and strengthen your brain for more fulfilling relationships a deeper spiritual life and a greater sense of inner confidence and worth You ll learn how to activate the brain states of calm joy and compassion instead of worry sorrow and anger This clear down to earth book is filled with practical tools and skills that you can use in daily life to tap the unused potential of your brain and rewire it over time for greater well being and peace of mind

Rating: 3.43 out of 5

LSD, Spirituality, and the Creative Process: Based on the Groundbreaking Research of Oscar Janiger, M.D.

LSD, Spirituality, and the Creative Process: Based on the Groundbreaking Research of Oscar Janiger, M.D. Description:

An exploration of how LSD influences imagination and the creative process p p p br Based on the results of one of the longest clinical studies of LSD that took place between and before LSD was illegal p p br Includes personal reports artwork and poetry from the original sessions as testimony of the impact of LSD on the creative process p p br In a Los Angeles psychiatrist began experimenting with a then new chemical discovery known as LSD Over an eight year period Dr Oscar Janiger gave LSD to more than men and women ranging in age from to and coming from all walks of life The data collected by the author during those trials and from follow up studies done years later is now available here for the first time along with the authors examination of LSD s ramifications on creativity imagination and spirituality p p In this book Marlene Dobkin de Rios a medical anthropologist who studied the use of hallucinogens in tribal and third world societies considers the spiritual implications of these findings in comparison with indigenous groups that employ psychoactive substances in their religious ceremonies The book also examines the nature of the creative process as influenced by psychedelics and provides artwork and poetry from the original experiment sessions allowing the reader to personally witness LSD s impact on creativity The studies recounted in em LSD Spirituality and the Creative Process em depict an important moment in the history of consciousness and reveal the psychic unity of humanity p

Rating: 3.68 out of 5

LSD, Spirituality, and the Creative Process: Based on the Groundbreaking Research of Oscar Janiger, M.D.

LSD, Spirituality, and the Creative Process: Based on the Groundbreaking Research of Oscar Janiger, M.D. Description:

An exploration of how LSD influences imagination and the creative process br br Based on the results of one of the longest clinical studies of LSD that took place between and before LSD was illegal br br Includes personal reports artwork and poetry from the original sessions as testimony of the impact of LSD on the creative process br br In a Los Angeles psychiatrist began experimenting with a then new chemical discovery known as LSD Over an eight year period Dr Oscar Janiger gave LSD to more than men and women ranging in age from to and coming from all walks of life The data collected by the author during those trials and from follow up studies done years later is now available here for the first time along with the authors examination of LSD s ramifications on creativity imagination and spirituality br br In this book Marlene Dobkin de Rios a medical anthropologist who studied the use of hallucinogens in tribal and third world societies considers the spiritual implications of these findings in comparison with indigenous groups that employ psychoactive substances in their religious ceremonies The book also examines the nature of the creative process as influenced by psychedelics and provides artwork and poetry from the original experiment sessions allowing the reader to personally witness LSD s impact on creativity The studies recounted in i LSD Spirituality and the Creative Process i depict an important moment in the history of consciousness and reveal the psychic unity of humanity

Rating: 3.37 out of 5