The psychedelic experience: a manual based on the Tibetan book of the dead

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Citadel Press, 1976 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 159 pages
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Essential reading for anyone wanting to delve into the dangerous realm of forbidden substances. Book in a nutshell: try to control your set and setting when indulging. You risk your sanity and having ... Read full review

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2.5 Stars A guide for the use of psychedelics for an enlightenment, ego-release, or spiritual purpose based on the Tibetan Book of the Dead. I have had such expansive and enlightening experiences in ... Read full review


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About the author (1976)

Ralph Metzner, Ph.D., helped found the Harvard Psilocybin Project in 1960 and is now a psychotherapist and professor at the California Institute of Integral Studies in San Francisco. He is the author of many books, including The Psychedelic Experience (with Timothy Leary and Richard Alpert), Maps of Consciousness, Opening to Inner Light, and The Well of Remembrance. He lives in Sonoma, California.

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