3.5.1 The Psychedelic Experience Part 1

Almost all the great religions of the world are in some way associated with a drink. Judaism and Christianity with wine, Islam with coffee, Hinduism with the milk of sacred cows, Buddhism with tea. And in one way or another, these sacred drinks are used for...

3.5.2 The Psychedelic Experience Part 2

I was saying yesterday that psychedelic experiences tend to have two aspects. As a matter of fact, you can classify their effects in many different ways. And people who say there are three things to be remembered or for things to be remembered about so and so are...

3.5.3 The Psychedelic Experience Part 3

I have left around a number of what I would call psychedelic books, which you will notice consist very largely of photographs of pattern in nature, crystal structures, shells, bone structures, leaf structures, animal kills, erosion patterns, patterns in marble, all...

3.5.4 The Psychedelic Explosion Part 1

The psychedelic explosion is a subject on which we need a great deal more careful thought and a great deal less emotion because it’s a very touchy subject. I’m going to talk this morning about the general background of this explosion so as to put it in...

3.5.5 The Psychedelic Explosion Part 2

Having described a sort of historical and cultural background, the psychedelic explosion. I want to go on next to the subject of the actual relationship between the use of psychedelic chemicals and mystical experience. And here we get again into an extremely tricky...

3.5.6 The Psychedelic Explosion Part 3

Yesterday afternoon, I was talking about the relationship between psychedelic experiences and mystical experiences and pointing out that the there were really two major features in common. One of the sensation of polarity of you as a subject, a Noah, a center of...