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The Avatamsaka Sutra

By |2020-01-14T21:15:39+03:00January 14th, 2020|Categories: Culture|Tags: , , , , , |

The Avatamsaka Sutra is one of the most influential Mahayana sutras of East Asian Buddhism. The title is rendered in English as Flower Garland Sutra, Flower Adornment Sutra, or Flower Ornament Scripture. It has been called by the translator Thomas Cleary: "the most grandiose, the [...]

Sitar: An Indian Plucked Stringed Instrument

By |2019-10-09T03:29:59+03:00October 9th, 2019|Categories: Culture, Music|Tags: , , , |

The sitar is a plucked stringed instrument, originating from the Indian subcontinent, used in Hindustani classical music. The instrument flourished under the Mughals, and it is named after a Persian instrument called the setar (meaning three strings). The sitar flourished in the 16th and 17th [...]

Bindi: A Colored Dot Worn With Multiple Meanings

By |2019-09-08T01:23:36+03:00September 8th, 2019|Categories: Culture, Knowledge, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , |

A bindi is a colored dot worn on the center of the forehead, originally by Hindus and Jains from the Indian subcontinent. The word Bindu dates back to the hymn of creation known as Nasadiya Sukta in the Rigveda. Bindu is considered the point at [...]

Form Constant – History and Cultural Significance

By |2020-01-03T17:07:36+03:00July 14th, 2019|Categories: Consciousness, Herbs & Plants, Knowledge, Substances|Tags: , , , , , , |

A form constant is one of several geometric patterns which are recurringly observed during hallucinations and altered states of consciousness. In 1926, Heinrich Klüver systematically studied the effects of mescaline (peyote) on the subjective experiences of its users. In addition to producing hallucinations characterized by [...]

Who are the DMT Entities?

By |2018-10-14T13:55:01+03:00October 14th, 2018|Categories: Knowledge, Spirituality, Substances|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

DMT, proper name N, N-Dimethyltryptamine, also known as the “spirit molecule.” Perhaps best known as the active compound in Ayahuasca, is a psychedelic compound known to induce altered states of consciousness including, bliss, oneness, transcendence, out of body experiences, and occasionally, terrifyingly deep self-realization. This [...]

A Brief History of Psychedelic Rock Culture

By |2018-05-03T12:38:12+03:00May 3rd, 2018|Categories: Culture, Music|Tags: , , , , |

Psychedelic Rock was derived from the term “psychedelia” which is the term tagged to people whose culture is strangely affected by psychedelic drugs with their art generally expressing bright colors and animations. This type of music is made popular by bands such as The Beatles, [...]

12 Open Minded Quotes from Terence McKenna

By |2020-01-16T04:22:07+03:00December 12th, 2017|Categories: Culture, Spirituality, Substances|Tags: , , , , , , |

We have collected 12 quotes from Terence McKenna, an American ethnobotanist, and advocate for the responsible use of naturally occurring psychedelic plants. Terence McKenna was born on November 16, 1946, in Paonia, Colorado. He spoke and wrote about a variety of subjects, including psychedelic drugs, entheogens, shamanism, metaphysics, [...]

Psychedelic Trance: The Science Fiction of Music

By |2017-09-17T00:53:15+03:00September 12th, 2017|Categories: Culture, Music|Tags: , , , |

In my opinion, Psychedelic Trance is within electronic music, or maybe all music, what Science Fiction is within literature and cinema. Sure a couple of people will now scream: “nooo! dub step! robots!“ or generally think their style is more sci-fi than Psytrance because it’s [...]

The Doors of Perception: A Philosophical Essay By A. Huxley

By |2017-09-17T00:53:15+03:00September 10th, 2017|Categories: Culture, Substances|Tags: , , , |

Disconcertingly, given the detailed discussions of art and the visual world in The Doors Of Perception, Aldous Huxley was almost blind. Or, at least, some people said he was. Like much else in Huxley's life, the state of his vision was a source of considerable [...]

Psilocybe Cubensis- The magic mushroom

By |2017-09-17T00:53:18+03:00August 29th, 2017|Categories: Herbs & Plants, Substances|Tags: , , , |

Psilocybe cubensis is a species of psychedelic magic mushroom whose principal active compounds are psilocybin and psilocin. Commonly called shrooms, magic mushrooms, golden tops, cubes, or gold caps. It belongs to the Hymenogastraceae family of fungi and was previously known as Stropharia cubensis. It is [...]