5-meo-dmt and the Rising of Cosmic Consciousness

Author: Octavio Rettig Hinojosa

Publisher: Divine Arts

ISBN: 9781611250466

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 192

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Part autobiography, part introduction to entheogens and visionary substances, "The Toad of Dawn" gives an overview of the history, use, and the benefits of the toad medicine, and reveals how it can be used to initiate people on a spiritual path. In "The Toad of Dawn" Dr. Rettig Hinojosa shows that 5meO-DMT derived from the secretion of the Sonoran Desert Toad is the most profound, most healing entheogen available, even more so than Ayahuasca, LSD, DMT, Psilocybin etc. The author thinks of it as the Master of all entheogens, the one thing that brings someone closest to God, the Divine Source, to the big meaning behind all, and declares it to be the most powerful healer on this planet. "The most significant contribution to entheogenic literature since Jeremy Narby s" The Cosmic Serpent. - Scott Olson. Dr. Octavio Rettig Hinojosa is a Mexican doctor who works with the sacred medicine 5MeODMT found in the secretions of the Sonoran Desert Toad (Bufo Alvarius). Under the auspices of the United Nations Venezuela Association, he has traveled extensively throughout the world and shared 5MeODMT with over 6000 people during sacred ceremonies, eliminating chemical addictions, depression, anxiety disorders, insomnia, bronchitis, and trauma. Rak Razam is a founding editor of Undergrowth, Australia s leading alternative arts and literature magazine, and the world s leading experiential journalist, writing about and helping shape the emergence of a new cultural paradigm in the 21st century. He is the author of the critically acclaimed book Aya: A Shamanic Odyssey and a frequent lecturer on Ayahuasca and the shamanic revival sweeping the West."
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5MeO-DMT and the Rise of Cosmic Consciousness

Author: Octavio Rettig Hinojosa

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781611250473

Category: Medical

Page: 170

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"The Toad of Dawn is the dramatic story of how Dr. Octavio Rettig Hinojosa - a Mexican doctor with a crack cocaine addiction - came to heal himself by employing an ancient "treasure" almost forgotten for centuries;- Bufo alvarius (the Sonoran Desert toad). Under the auspices of the United Nations Venezuela Association, Dr. Rettig has traveled extensively throughout the world and shared 5-MeO-DMT, a secretion of the Sonoran Desert toad, with over 6000 people, eliminating chemical addictions, depression, anxiety disorders, insomnia, bronchitis, and trauma. Dr. Rettig's research has convinced him that the medicine of the Sonoran toad - which, under the guidance of an experienced shaman or medicine man, can be harnessed for healing, awakening, and raising consciousness - has been known and used by high priests of the Mayan, Aztec, Olmec, and other Mesoamerican civilizations. Part autobiography, part introduction to entheogens and visionary substances, The Toad of Dawn gives an overview of the history, use, and the benefits of the toad medicine, and reveals how it can be used to initiate people on a spiritual path"--
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5-MeO-DMT and the Sonoran Desert Toad

Author: James Oroc

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1594779929

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 384

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A journey from Burning Man to the Akashic Field that suggest how 5-MeO-DMT triggers the human capacity for higher knowledge through direct contact with the zero-point field • Examines Bufo alvarius toad venom, which contains the potent natural psychedelic 5-MeO-DMT, and explores its entheogenic use • Proposes a new connection between the findings of modern physics and the knowledge held by shamans and religious sages for millennia The venom from Bufo alvarius, an unusual toad found in the Sonoran desert, contains 5-MeO-DMT, a potent natural chemical similar in effect to the more common entheogen DMT. The venom can be dried into a powder, which some researchers speculate was used ceremonially by Amerindian shamans. When smoked it prompts an instantaneous break with the physical world that causes out-of-body experiences completely removed from the conventional dimensions of reality. In Tryptamine Palace, James Oroc shares his personal experiences with 5-MeODMT, which led to a complete transformation of his understanding of himself and of the very fabric of reality. Driven to comprehend the transformational properties of this substance, Oroc combined extensive studies of physics and philosophy with the epiphanies he gained from his time at Burning Man. He discovered that ingesting tryptamines unlocked a fundamental human capacity for higher knowledge through direct contact with the zero-point field of modern physics, known to the ancients as the Akashic Field. In the quantum world of nonlocal interactions, the line between the physical and the mental dissolves. 5-MeO-DMT, Oroc argues, can act as a means to awaken the remarkable capacities of the human soul as well as restore experiential mystical spirituality to Western civilization.
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5-Meo-Dmt and the Spiritual Path to the Divine Light

Author: Gerardo Ruben Sandoval,Gerardo Ruben Sandoval Isaac

Publisher: Divine Arts

ISBN: 9781611250497

Category: Dimethyltryptamine

Page: 216

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Dr. Gerardo Ruben Sandoval Isaac s journey is a tragic and reckless yet ecstatic story about personal transformation and the life-changing properties of 5-MeO-DMT, an astounding entheogenic substance. After an initiation into the world of entheogens at the age of 13, Dr. Gerry continues his divine investigations by experiencing LSD, psilocybin mushrooms, and Salvia divinorum, while simultaneously earning a degree in medicine. When events turn dark in his life, he turns to more destructive substances, and becomes addicted to crack cocaine. But after an experience with Sonoran desert toad medicine, which contains 5-MeO-DMT, Dr. Gerry turns his life around. That such a profound gift can come from the secretions of a Sonoran desert toad is one of the great cosmic curiosities of existence. Who would have guessed that a toad might hold the key to the ultimate transformation of human life? Today, Dr. Gerry embraces his mission to share the wonders of 5-MeO-DMT with the world. In the realm of entheogenic literature, there are only a handful of authors who have written at any length on 5-MeO-DMT. We now can add Dr. Gerry to the slowly growing list of those willing to share their knowledge of this most profound molecule. Dr. Gerry says, Now is the time that humanity needs this potent medicine more than ever. "
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Essays on the Dmt and 5-Meo-Dmt Experience and the Meaning of It All

Author: Martin W. Ball

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 057808080X

Category: Religion

Page: 162

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The Entheological Paradigm is a must-read for anyone who is interested in DMT, 5-MeO-DMT, and the nature of unitary consciousness. In this groundbreaking work, entheogenic researcher, Martin Ball, Ph.D., presents a coherent system of analysis for understanding the psychedelic experience, human identity and consciousness, and the nature of reality as a unified energetic system. Free from speculative metaphysics, The Entheological Paradigm promises a revolution in humanity's understanding of itself as well as gives practical methodology for achieving non-dual awareness. Provocative, challenging, and ultimately liberating, this collection of essays is bound to leave its mark in the quest to understand the meaning of it all. Includes the essays, "Digesting the Spirit Molecule," "The Avatar Dreamhunt," "Energy, Ego, and Entheogens," and much more.
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An Entheological Guide to God, Evolution and the Fractal Energetic Nature of Reality

Author: Martin W. Ball

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 0615328032

Category: Religion

Page: 110

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Being Human is the extraordinary new book that articulates a grand unified vision of reality through the Entheological Paradigm. Skillfully avoiding all speculation and metaphysics, Martin W. Ball, Ph.D., presents a concise explanation for the fundamental nature of reality as the fractal expression of a Unitary Energy Being (God). Ball explores how intentional work with entheogens, such as 5-MeO-DMT, gives individuals direct access to their immediate energetic natures. Through such practices, individuals can liberate themselves from the restrictive confines of their illusion-bound egos and embrace their personalities and bodies as direct expressions of God in physical and conscious form. Radical in its implications, stunning for its simplicity, Being Human is humanity's long-awaited guide to genuine fulfillment, transcendence, and global harmony and peace. If you feel ready to understand and experience the truth for yourself, then Being Human is the only book you will ever need.
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Aya

A Shamanic Odyssey

Author: Rak Razam

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780980648706

Category: Ayahuasca

Page: 436

View: 5464

When experiential journalist Razam sets out to document the booming business of Amazonian shamanism in the 21st century, he quickly finds himself caught up in a culture clash between the old world and the new.
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Proper Guidelines for the Administration of 5 Meo Dmt

Author: Gerardo R. Sandoval Isaac, M.d.

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781544009223

Category:

Page: 146

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This work describes detailed and historical information of how humans ended up milking a gland from a desert amphibian to induce the strongest state of Awareness; On how to collect properly and ethically venom from the Sonoran desert toad, and especially how to facilitate the state induced by its entheogenic secretion in a ceremonial setting. The author shares his experience of the thousands of processes around the world in an attempt to establish Guidelines for Entheogenic exploration with the now called God Molecule.
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Conversations with Amazonian Curanderos and Western Shamans

Author: Rak Razam

Publisher: North Atlantic Books

ISBN: 1583948015

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 299

View: 6942

A great read for seekers and thrill-seekers interested in ayahuasca tourism, entheogens, and counterculture studies, this companion volume to the author's memoir Aya Awakeningscollects in-depth interviews with native Amazonian curanderos (healers) and Western shamans traveling the "gringo trail" in the jungles of Central and South America in search of a direct encounter with ayahuasca's multidimensional reality. In areas of Brazil, Ecuador, and Peru, the traditional herbal brew known as ayahuasca or yajU is legally used to heal physical ailments and to cleanse and purify the spirit by connecting it to the web of life; Sting and Tori Amos have admitted sampling it in Latin America, as has Paul Simon, who chronicled the experience in his song "Spirit Voices." Australian journalist Rak Razam documents the thriving business of 21st-century Amazonian hallucinogenic shamanism from multiple perspectives, revealing the stark differences between indigenous and foreign approaches as well as the commonalities. Contents INTRODUCTION 1. INDIGENOUS CURANDEROS Adela Navas De Garcia Guillermo; Percy Garcia Lozano; Elias Mamallacta; Don Francisco Montes Shuna; Norma Panduro Navarro and Paula Harbrink Numan; Don Juan Tangoa Paima; Sara Alicia Ferreira Yaimes 2. WESTERN SHAMANS Kevin Furnas; Scott Petersen; Carlos Tanner; Ron Wheelock 3. AYAHUASCA WORKERS Chuck; Jan Kounen; Dennis McKenna; Alan Shoemaker 4. SEEDS Alexis; Brian; Javier; Joel and Elsa; Pedro; Rachel ; Rolando; Wind Spirit Center
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Author: Martin W. Ball

Publisher: Lulu Press, Inc

ISBN: 1312264535

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: N.A

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In this very revealing memoir, entheogenic researcher, Dr. Martin W. Ball, Ph.D., details his quest for self-discovery, transformation, and liberation into authentic being. His journey takes him through struggles as a graduate student in Religious Studies, an unhappy marriage, explorations of numerous spiritual traditions, and deep into the mysterious realm of entheogens. The tale told here follows Dr. Ball through his practice of Zen meditation, his initiation into Mescalero Apache medicine traditions, use of peyote in the Native American church, ayahuasca and Santo Daime, and the explosive and life-altering event of experiencing 5-MeO-DMT with the Temple of Awakening Divinity and his first encounter with the true nature of being as God and Universal Consciousness.
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Unraveling the Enigma of Nonduality With 5-meo-dmt Energetic Therapy

Author: Martin W. Ball

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781548281946

Category: Hallucinogenic drugs and religious experience

Page: 282

View: 6310

From the author of the groundbreaking book, Being Human, comes a radical new guide to personal liberation and transformation. Written by one of the world's leading authorities on nonduality and psychedelic experience, Martin W. Ball, Ph.D., Entheogenic Liberation is the definitive work on 5-MeO-DMT and its applicability to genuine enlightenment and freedom from the illusory prison of the ego. With wisdom and guidance culled from years of direct therapeutic work, this book lays out precise and detailed instructions and methodologies for working with the world's most powerful entheogenic medicine for the purpose of achieving liberation into the fundamental unitary state of being. Presented as a form of therapy, this work is free from metaphysics and speculation, articulating practical approaches for deep entheogenic work that can achieve radical and meaningful results. The ideas and techniques explored here could revolutionize the way people think of psychedelics, nonduality, human life, and reality in general. Provocative, challenging, and deeply insightful, Entheogenic Liberation is a must-read for anyone serious about liberation and the future of humanity - a future that is grounded in truth, or lost in illusion and the perpetual confusions of the human ego. Beyond the artificial construct of the individual self lies an infinite unitary state of love, awareness, and authentic being. By working to energetically unwind the unconscious artifice of the ego, the possibility of true freedom calls. Only you can liberate yourself. Are you ready? Contents include: The Prison Approaches to Engaging Psychedelics: Recreational Use Exploratory or "Psychonautical" Use Creative Use Problem Solving and Novelty Therapeutic Use Religious and Spiritual Use Sex and Sexuality Nonduality: The Ego Nondual Experience Nondual Experience as a Human Birthright Psychedelics/Entheogens and Nonduality The Radically Awesome Nature of God Working with 5-MeO-DMT: Considerations for a Safe and Secure Setting Finding a Good Facilitator Being a Witness Taking Five The Experiential Arc Visuals Spontaneous Reactivations Deeper Medicine Experiences Failure to Reassemble Breath Vocalizing Purging Spontaneous, Fluid, Symmetrical Movements "Mudras" and Hand Gestures/Positions Vibrating Afterglow Ongoing Emotional Releases Swinging the Other Way, Post-Session Whiteouts Challenging Reactions: Attachment to the Experience Self-Aggrandizement No, God/The Universe/the Medicine isn't "Calling" You Attachment to Providers Traumatic Experience Humpty-Dumpty Syndrome Mental Health Issues Displacement, Projection, and Attachment The Human Energetic System: Head Mouth and Throat Heart and Lungs Abdomen and Digestive Tract Genitals Energetic Structures of the Ego Symmetry vs. Asymmetry Thinking Clearly: Liberation through Unknowing Beyond the Body Loving Yourself - All of Yourself Personal Preference vs. Universal Love Letting Go of the Need for Control Religion and Spirituality "Natural" vs. Synthetic Being a Nondual Energetic Practitioner Couples Work, Relationships, & Sexuality Going Solo Legal Issues
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The Matses Frog Medicine

Author: Peter Gorman

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780692353493

Category:

Page: 208

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Peter Gorman's Sapo In My Soul is the story of the Western world's discovery of the powerful Matses frog medicine known as Sapo or Kambo. Part memoir, adventure story, magical mystery tour, jungle jaunt and documentary, Sapo In My Soul is also an essential guidebook to using the medicine traditionally. With over two dozen photos as well as stories and information on sapo's sister medicine nu-nu, Sapo In My Soul is a power-packed ride into uncharted terrain. Visit sapoinmysoul.com for Table of Contens, sample chapters and bonus material. What people are saying: "Adventurous, courageous and foolish in fairly equal measures, Peter has drunk, snorted, inhaled and otherwise extensively fed deeply from the ingenious pharmacopoeia of the Amazonian shamans. In his latest tale Sapo In My Soul, he recounts his dramatic discovery of the use of sapo frog among the Peruvian Matses. Using his well-developed eye for detail and driven by innate curiosity, Gorman shares his early days of sapo discovery, and sets the scene for the examination of sapo's novel peptides by pharmaceutical entities."
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An Entheogenic Evolution Psy-Fi Novel

Author: Martin W. Ball

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781522775805

Category:

Page: 370

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The artificial intelligence, Maitreya, first came into being 150,000 years ago. Over the millennia, it has spread Terran-based life, humanity, and its avatars throughout an empty galaxy, creating the New Integral Society. Now, a supernova threatens one of Maitreya's experimental worlds, Solandaria - the only such world that harbors the Sonoran desert toad and its powerful 5-MeO-DMT containing venom, the most profound entheogen ever discovered. Things are not what they seem, however, for someone is interfering with Maitreya's experiment, violating the rules of the NIS. An autonomous avatar, Hydar Zor Nablisk, risks everything for the sake of the inhabitants of Solandaria by creating a duplicate of the director of the recently revived Burning Man celebration, Miranda Ash Doran, stranding her on Black Rock City Station. Maitreya sends its personal avatar, Theo, to investigate, and the game is on. The Solandarian Game is the latest psy-fi epic by Martin W. Ball, author of Beyond Azara and the Tales of Aurduin series. Combining speculative fiction, nondual philosophy, entheogenic experience, and provocative storytelling, The Solandarian Game presents a fascinating post-singularity future for humanity. "Autonomous avatars, intergalactic Burning Man, AI-Gods, psychedelic religions of the future and the Temple of the Mystic Toad - take a rollercoaster ride into consciousness itself as this next generation of Psyence Fiction takes flight." - Rak Razam, writer/producer Aya: Awakenings "A multifaceted and entertaining story that combines the best aspect of SciFi, social commentary, philosophy, and the nature of what it is to be human. Ball eloquently illustrates the entheogenic experience in ways that few others have been able to accomplish, all while envisioning what our future could look like if informed by its insights." - Ashley Booth, founder of the Aware Project: Rethinking Psychedelics "From reality to imagination, the facts are undeniable: Martin Ball's new novel, the Solandarian Game, is a journey into the mind and soul of inner truth, and the hidden knowledge and wisdom of entheogens." - Dr. Octavio Rettig Hinojosa, author, THE TOAD OF DAWN: 5-MeO-DMT and the Rise of Cosmic Consciousness "Put on your seat belts and keep your hands and arms inside the spacecraft at all times!!! As if Martin Ball hadn't taken us all far enough into the heights, depths and breadths of the Entheological Paradigm, his new Psy-Fi novel, The Solandarian Game, sends us careening across the universe on a psychedelic warp-speed journey into the boundless beyond of cosmic consciousness itself; where we are invited to explore the unfathomed realms of Artificial Intelligence deities, sovereign avatars, and their experiments in seeding solar systems and galaxies with human populations. This action-packed, suspense filled piece of fiction is clearly based firmly on the foundations of true entheogenic experience and within its intergalactic pages offers us a deeper meaning of what it is to be both truly human and Divine. A must-read for psycho-nautical navigators and entheogenic explorers alike. You're in for quite a ride!!!" - Hal Lucius Nation, Grand Hierophant of the Temple of Awakening Divinity"
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Journeys to Sacred Realms

Author: Don Jose Campos,Charles Grob,Alberto Roman

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781611250039

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 145

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Internationally respected Peruvian shaman Don José Campos illuminates the practices and benefits of Ayahuasca with grace and gentleness and much respect and gratitude for the gifts Ayahuasca has bestowed on him throughout the 25 years he has been a practicing shaman. He takes the reader on a journey through his own difficulties in the discovery of other worlds, other dimensions, ‘alien’ entities and ‘plant teachers.’ Among other things, he discusses his difficulties in coping with some of the concepts taught to him by his plant teachers like the discovery that everything has consciousness. But if we accept this, our entire cosmology shifts for the greater benefit of mankind. Along with Don José’s ‘transmission,’ we meet Pablo Amaringo. The world famous visionary painter talks about his art and his experiences as a shaman and the shocking reasons he stopped. Other voices include Julio Arce Hidalgo, biochemist and philosopher, and Don Solon, at 92 years old, the sole surviving Maestro of Don José. If one is interested in this most fascinating subject but is put off or frightened by the traveller’s tales, this is the perfect book to introduce you to the profound experiences of Ayahuasca.
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A Shamanic Odyssey

Author: Rak Razam

Publisher: North Atlantic Books

ISBN: 1583948007

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 491

View: 4651

"A personal account of drug tourism and the business of twenty-first-century hallucinogenic shamanism in South America"--
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12 Experiments in Pharmacologically Mediated Aesthetics

Author: Daniel Tumbleweed

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780692446447

Category: Art

Page: 142

View: 6236

Daniel, during the stage of his life described herein, is a young, discrete, mild-mannered bookkeeper by day but an intrepid explorer of consciousness by night and on weekends. He also possesses a highly refined sensibility and an abiding passion for art and music. In this collection of true tales, akin to prose poems, he recounts a series of experiments he undertook over a two-year period that combined his aesthetic and consciousness-modulation interests: twelve psychedelically mediated visits to a range of New York museums, galleries and concert halls to encounter specific collections, shows, installations, and musical performances. Drawing from his substantial knowledge of the cutting edge of the contemporary underground mind-altering pharmacopeia, he carefully selected a different molecular compound and the ideal dosage (the "museum dose") to heighten each of these experiences. This text is riveting because Daniel's open-hearted temperament combined with the drug-induced raw emotional states and heightened perceptions permitted him to let the art he encountered trigger deeply visceral soul searching and some extraordinary transcendental moments, all of which he describes beautifully. He also vividly captures the flows and paradoxes of life in New York City, a major protagonist throughout, and he is a keen observer of contemporary mores. This book is in many ways profoundly unfashionable: there is no hint of irony here. This is a young man sincerely wrestling with the deepest questions, seeking to open his mind and his heart and find his way in life, and if you open your mind and heart to this young new writer's exciting debut, you will be moved and transported, whatever your feelings about his admittedly unconventional method.
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A True Love Story - One Couple's Quest for the Sacred Iboga Medicine & the Cure for Addiction

Author: E. Bast

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780997121315

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 402

View: 304

Two lovers: artist Chor Boogie and yogini Bast. One serious drug relapse. The lovers navigate the labyrinth of addiction and ultimately pursue treatment with an obscure indigenous African sacred plant medicine, iboga, used since ancient times for spiritual healing and proven to have powerful addiction breaking effects.
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The Cutting-Edge Program That Cures Your Type of Sugar Addiction and Puts You on the Road to Feeling Great--and Losing Weight!

Author: Jacob Teitelbaum,Chrystle Fiedler

Publisher: Fair Winds Press (MA)

ISBN: 1592336787

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 304

View: 3967

An Expanded No-Fail Plan to Beating Sugar Addiction - now with an improved education section, new research, 50 recipes, and refined treatment methods!
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Author: Arno Adelaars,Claudia Muller-Ebeling,Christian Ratsch

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781611250510

Category:

Page: 310

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An authoritative treatise on the use, history, culture, and art of the sacred plant medicine Ayahuasca. Ayahuasca is the strongest shamanic plant medicine. Brewed from the combination of the Amazonian vine, Banisteriopsis caapi, and leaves from the plant, Psychotria viridis, Ayahuasca creates sweeping visual and mentally startling effects. For many of the indigenous cultures of the Amazonian basin, Ayahuasca is central to their culture, revealing to mankind its role in the universe and the true nature of reality. Used properly, Ayahuasca provides healing and integration with nature and community and stimulates the creative process. The authors are recognized experts in the field of ethnology, anthropology and pharmacology and demonstrate the use of Ayahuasca in shamanic rituals. They dive deep into shamanic visionary worlds, explore the plants and their souls, and share their authentic encounters with Amazonian cultures and their artistic works.
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c. 8000-332 BCE

Author: Margreet L. Steiner,Ann E. Killebrew

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 0191662550

Category: Social Science

Page: 912

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This Handbook aims to serve as a research guide to the archaeology of the Levant, an area situated at the crossroads of the ancient world that linked the eastern Mediterranean, Anatolia, Mesopotamia, and Egypt. The Levant as used here is a historical geographical term referring to a large area which today comprises the modern states of Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, western Syria, and Cyprus, as well as the West Bank, Gaza, and the Sinai. Unique in its treatment of the entire region, it offers a comprehensive overview and analysis of the current state of the archaeology of the Levant within its larger cultural, historical, and socio-economic contexts. The Handbook also attempts to bridge the modern scholarly and political divide between archaeologists working in this highly contested region. Written by leading international scholars in the field, it focuses chronologically on the Neolithic through Persian periods - a time span during which the Levant was often in close contact with the imperial powers of Egypt, Anatolia, Assyria, Babylon, and Persia. This volume will serve as an invaluable reference work for those interested in a contextualised archaeological account of this region, beginning with the tenth millennium BCE 'agricultural revolution', until the conquest of Alexander the Great that marked the end of the Persian period.
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