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Read online LSD, Spirituality, and the Creative Process: Based on the Groundbreaking Research of Oscar Janiger, M.D..pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC LSD, Spirituality, and the Creative Process: Based on the Groundbreaking Research of Oscar Janiger, M.D. An exploration of how LSD influences imagination and the creative process .

Based on the results of one of the longest clinical studies of LSD that took place between and before LSD was illegal .

Includes personal reports artwork and poetry from the original sessions as testimony of the impact of LSD on the creative process .

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 .

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 by Marlene Dobkin de Rios, Oscar Janiger, Rick Strassman

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LSD, Spirituality, and the Creative Process: Based on the Groundbreaking Research of Oscar Janiger, M.D.
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Amazon Healer: The Life and Times of an Urban Shaman, LSD, Spirituality, and the Creative Process: Based on the Groundbreaking Research of Oscar Janiger, M.D., Brief Psychotherapy with the Latino Immigrant Client, Hallucinogens, Cross-Cultural Perspectives, The Psychedelic Journey of Marlene Dobkin de Rios: 45 Years with Shamans, Ayahuasqueros, and Ethnobotanists, Visionary Vine, A Hallucinogenic Tea, Laced with Controversy: Ayahuasca in the Amazon and the United States, LSD, Spirituality, and the Creative Process, Fate, Fortune, and Mysticism in the Peruvian Amazon: The Septrionic Order and the Naipes Cards, The Wilderness Of Mind: Sacred Plants In Crosscultural Perspective
No description available, One country s sacrament is another s illicit drug as officials in South America and the United States are well aware For centuries a hallucinogenic tea made from a giant vine native to the Amazonian rainforest has been taken as a religious sacrament across several cultures in South America Many spiritual leaders shamans and their followers consider the tea and its main component ayahuasca to be both enlightening and healing In fact ayahuasca pronounced a ja was ka loosely translated means spirit vine In this book de Rios and Rumrrill take us inside the history and realm of as well as the raging arguments about the substance that seems a sacrament to some and a scourge to others Their book includes text from the United Nations Convention on Psychotropic Substances and interviews with shamans in the Amazon br br One country s sacrament is another s illicit drug as officials in South America and the United States are well aware For centuries a hallucinogenic tea made from a giant vine native to the Amazonian rainforest has been taken as a religious sacrament across several cultures in South America Many spiritual leaders shamans and their followers consider the tea and its main component ayahuasca to be both enlightening and healing In fact ayahuasca pronounced a ja was ka loosely translated means spirit vine Ayahuasca has moved into the United States causing legal battles in the Supreme Court and rulings from the United Nations Some U S church groups are using the hallucinogen in their ceremonies and have fought for government approval to do so The sacrament has also drawn American drug tourists to South America to partake say authors de Rios and Rumrrill But they warn that these tourists are being put at risk by charlatans who are not true shamans or religious figures just profiteers br br In this book de Rios and Rumrrill take us inside the history and realm of as well as the raging arguments about the substance that seems a sacrament to some and a scourge to others Opponents fight its use even as U S scientists and psychologists continue investigations of whether ayahuasca has healing properties that might be put to conventional use for physical and mental health This book includes text from the United Nations Convention on Psychotropic Substances and interviews with shamans in the Amazon, A medical anthropologist s account of fortune telling and management of one s own destiny in Peru br Explains the fortune telling naipes cards and how Amazonian shamans use them to diagnose clients ills br Looks at the Sacred Mystical Order of Septrionism and its techniques for managing destiny br While studying Amazonian shamans who use ayahuasca and Peruvian coastal healers who use mescaline cactus to treat psychological illness Marlene Dobkin de Rios learned about the naipes cards fortune telling cards similar to the tarot used as part of the healers method of diagnosis Immersing herself in their culture she began telling fortunes with the naipes cards and was surprised by the intimacy it induced in the native people she was trying to study as well as the profoundly accurate results she encountered Finding herself pulled further and further into Peruvian culture in Dobkin de Rios was initiated into the sacred mystical order of Septrionismo which emphasizes specific techniques such as meditation ritual and reflection to manage one s future rather than depending solely on fate and fortune br Explaining how to use the naipes cards as well as examining the practices of the Septrionic Order Dobkin de Rios explores her experiences with both traditions through the lens of her anthropological and psychological training describing how these diverse encounters opened her mind to the powers of divination as well as taught her the means of directing her own destiny, No description available