Tag Archives: Shamanism

Art and Dreaming: Realizing our Power to Co-Create Reality

By Ruth Gordon Source: Reality Sandwich “True creativity doesn’t just make things; it feeds what feeds life. In modern culture where people are no longer initiated, the spirit goes unfed. To be seen, the uninitiated create insane things, some destructive … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Metamorphosis

(In memory of Terence McKenna, November 16, 1946 – April 3, 2000) CHAOS AND THE WORLD SOUL By Richard Kadrey Source: Wired METAMORPHOSIS – A video “trialogue” featuring Ralph Abraham, Terence McKenna, and Rupert Sheldrake – is part shamanic journey and part New … Continue reading

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The Four Pillars of Disaster Shamanism

By Gary Z McGee Source: The Mind Unleashed “We need shamans, and if society doesn’t provide them, the universe will.” ~Joe Lewels In the article The Archetypal Path to Getting Your Shit Together, I wrote about the power of archetypes. … Continue reading

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Santa, the Reindeer Shaman

By Jerry B. Brown Ph.D. and Julie M. Brown M.A. Source: Reality Sandwich The following is excerpted from The Psychedelic Gospels by Jerry B. Brown, Ph.D. and Julie M. Brown, M.A., published by Inner Traditions.  On Christmas Eve, when the streets are … Continue reading

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The Journey of a Psychedelic Marine

The following is excerpted from Psychedelic Marine: A Transformational Journey from Afghanistan to the Amazon by Alex Seymour, published by Inner Traditions. This book follows Royal Marine Commando Alex Seymour as he copes with the extremes he’s experienced in the war … Continue reading

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Jan Kounen on Visionary Ayahuasca

(Editor’s note: In honor of the 52nd birthday of director Jan Kounen (Blueberry, Other Worlds and 99 Francs), we’re sharing this Reality Sandwich interview with a focus on Kounen’s latest book Visionary Ayahuasca.) By Benton Rooks Source: Reality Sandwich I … Continue reading

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Life in VALIS

By Kingsley L. Dennis Source: Reality Sandwich VALIS is a 1981 science fiction novel by Philip K. Dick. The title stands for Vast Active Living Intelligence System, which in some respects is very close to the living intelligence I discuss … Continue reading

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Catalyzing the Shamanic Archetype

By Paul Levy Source: Reality Sandwich The following is excerpted from Awakened By Darkness: When Evil Becomes Your Father. Spiritual awakenings oftentimes get precipitated by experiences of wounding, abuse and trauma, which is to say that in a genuine spiritual … Continue reading

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