Video on Demand
Psychedelics & The Contemplative Path
Join us for this Video on Demand series, featuring unique, educated insights from a collection of diverse viewpoints and disciplines.
Buddhism and psychedelics share a deeply intertwined history in the West. The 1950s and '60s saw the rapid popularization of both, often among the same communities. Today psychedelic therapies are at the forefront of a revolution in psychological research and clinical treatment.
Scientific legitimation has inspired a renewed and robust debate about the nature of psychedelic experience, how to harness its potential towards the alleviation of suffering, the authenticity of its insights, and their relevance to the contemplative path. This is especially because the most commonly reported "mystical" experiences on psychedelics or "entheogens" are selflessness and connectedness or interdependence––two of the Buddha's most definitive realizations.
This series features renowned experts in diverse disciplines and traditions, each of whom will offer an individual talk before convening together for a final dialog.
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featuring Dan Hirshberg, PhD
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featuring David Germano, PhD
Self-Transformation through Self-Integration
featuring Dr. David Vago
Ceremonial Magic & Native Traditions
featuring A. Raven Cruz
Psychedelic Chaplaincy: Insights and Opportunities
featuring Jamie Beachy, PhD MDiv
The Dichotomy of Perception and Reality: Psychedelic Experience & the Nature of Mind
Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche