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Product Description: Who are we, really? In The Ecology of Consciousness, a Harvard scholar and pioneer in the field of consciousness studies—well known for his groundbreaking psychedelic research with Ram Dass and Timothy Leary—presents an expansive work culminating decades of research in Eastern philosophy, shamanism, and more to guide you along the path of true consciousness and transformation...read more

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9781626256194 | New Harbinger Pubns Inc, February 2, 2017, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Who are we, really?

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Product Description: An exploration of the chemical, biological, psychological, and experiential dimensions of ayahuasca • Details the scientific discovery of ayahuasca’s sophisticated psychoactive delivery system in the brain and body and its potential applications in medicine and psychology • Includes contributions from Dennis J...read more
By Ralph Metzner (other contributor)

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9781620552629 | Reprint edition (Park Street Pr, March 2, 2014), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: An exploration of the chemical, biological, psychological, and experiential dimensions of ayahuasca • Details the scientific discovery of ayahuasca’s sophisticated psychoactive delivery system in the brain and body and its potential applications in medicine and psychology • Includes contributions from Dennis J.

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Product Description: Do you wonder what your true path in life is? We each have a purpose and a mission. However, uncovering this purpose can be challenging, and often daunting. If you are like most, you have probably asked yourself, “Why am I here?” But where do you turn for answers? Religion? Psychology? Spirituality? Written by psychologist and bestselling author Matthew McKay, charismatic Silicon Valley spiritual leader Seán ÓLaoire, and bestselling author Ralph Metzner, Why? will help you see what your past and present experiences are telling you about the spiritual theme in your life; one that is visible when you know how to read the signs...read more

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9781608827756 | New Harbinger Pubns Inc, May 1, 2013, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Do you wonder what your true path in life is?

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Product Description: ABOUT THE BOOK In this monograph the author relates findings from more than 30 years of experiences and observations with Bufo alvarius and 5-methoxy-dimethyltryptamine, in various user groups and individuals, both in the US and in Europe...read more

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9781587902543 | Lightning Source Inc, March 6, 2013, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: ABOUT THE BOOK In this monograph the author relates findings from more than 30 years of experiences and observations with Bufo alvarius and 5-methoxy-dimethyltryptamine, in various user groups and individuals, both in the US and in Europe.

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Product Description: "Eye of the Seeress - Voice of the Poet" is a bilingual collection in English and German. Both languages are native tongues for author Ralph Metzner. In German the title is Auge der Seherin - Stimme des Dichters. Dr. Metzner has gathered and translated mystical writings and visionary poems from a thousand years of European literature...read more
By Ralph Metzner (trans)

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9781587902222 | Gardners Books, May 15, 2011, cover price $25.35 | About this edition: "Eye of the Seeress - Voice of the Poet" is a bilingual collection in English and German.

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Product Description: In this book the author relates his distillation of almost five decades of research, psychotherapy, shamanic and yogic practices, as well as teaching experience, on the role of changing states of consciousness in psychological health and spiritual growth...read more

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9781587901720 | Regent Pr, November 1, 2009, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: In this book the author relates his distillation of almost five decades of research, psychotherapy, shamanic and yogic practices, as well as teaching experience, on the role of changing states of consciousness in psychological health and spiritual growth.

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Product Description: Alchemy, like shamanism and yoga, with which it is related, involves teachings and practices of physical, psychic and spiritual transformation. Divination is the practice of seeking healing and spiritual guidance from inner sources of wisdom and knowledge...read more

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9781587901621 | Regent Pr, February 1, 2009, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Alchemy, like shamanism and yoga, with which it is related, involves teachings and practices of physical, psychic and spiritual transformation.

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Product Description: Domination behavior, using force to control others, is destabilizing and disruptive in families, groups and communities. At the international level, aggressive domination is war the breakdown of the civilized order. Dr. Metzner tracks the roots of war and domination: in the psychological consequences of violent child abuse; in historical and prehistorical patterns of resource competition; and in mammalian predator behavior gone awry...read more

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9781587901508 | Regent Pr, March 15, 2008, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: Domination behavior, using force to control others, is destabilizing and disruptive in families, groups and communities.

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Product Description: This book addresses the role and significance of consciousness expansion in the psychospiritual transformations of the individual, and in the transformations of culture and society associated with the 1960s. In the first part is a description of how the holistic transformation teachings of alchemy, originating in the sacred science of ancient Egypt, persecuted by the Church in the Middle Ages, and ridiculed by scientific modernism, were revived in the 20th century by the work of two Swiss scientists: C...read more

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9781587901478 | Regent Pr, January 1, 2008, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: This book addresses the role and significance of consciousness expansion in the psychospiritual transformations of the individual, and in the transformations of culture and society associated with the 1960s.

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'A compilation of writings on the chemical, biological, psychological, and experiential dimensions of Ayahuasca'--Provided by publisher.
By Ralph Metzner (editor)

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9781594770531 | 2 edition (Park Street Pr, November 22, 2005), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: 'A compilation of writings on the chemical, biological, psychological, and experiential dimensions of Ayahuasca'--Provided by publisher.

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Product Description: People are fascinated with analyzing their own characters and those of friends and enemies. Doing so often leads to greater self-awareness. Know Your Type explores the process of identity classification from a psychological perspective and examines many different personality types, including those that correlate to body shape: the skinny-boned ectomorph, the soft and fleshy endomorph, and the muscular mesomorph...read more

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9781579510251 | Ronin Pub, September 1, 2005, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: People are fascinated with analyzing their own characters and those of friends and enemies.

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Product Description: Over 30 contributors share their expertise on the chemical, biological, cultural, psychological, and experiential dimensions of psilocybin mushrooms• Describes in vivid detail the consciousness-expanding experiences of psychoactive mushroom users• Provides firsthand accounts of the controversial Harvard Psilocybin Project, including the Concord Prison and Good Friday studiesTeonanácatl was the name given to the visionary mushrooms used in ancient Mesoamerican shamanic ceremonies, mushrooms that contain psilocybin, the psychoactive agent identified by Swiss chemist Albert Hofmann, the discoverer of LSD...read more
By Diane Conn Darling (editor) and Ralph Metzner (editor)

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9781594770449 | Park Street Pr, July 25, 2005, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Over 30 contributors share their expertise on the chemical, biological, cultural, psychological, and experiential dimensions of psilocybin mushrooms• Describes in vivid detail the consciousness-expanding experiences of psychoactive mushroom users• Provides firsthand accounts of the controversial Harvard Psilocybin Project, including the Concord Prison and Good Friday studiesTeonanácatl was the name given to the visionary mushrooms used in ancient Mesoamerican shamanic ceremonies, mushrooms that contain psilocybin, the psychoactive agent identified by Swiss chemist Albert Hofmann, the discoverer of LSD.

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Product Description: Teonanácatl was the name given to the visionary mushrooms of indigenous Mesoamerica by the Aztecs, who used them in shamanic religious ceremonies for healing and divination. Condemned by the Catholic church and driven underground, the mushroom cult re-appeared in mainstream Western culture through an article in LIFE magazine in 1957 by the legendary ethnomycologist R...read more

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9780936329017 | Four Tree Pubns, December 31, 2003, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Teonanácatl was the name given to the visionary mushrooms of indigenous Mesoamerica by the Aztecs, who used them in shamanic religious ceremonies for healing and divination.

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Product Description: In his introduction to The Well of Remembrance, author Ralph Metzner provides a telling explanation of the theme of his work: "This book explores some of the mythic roots of the Western worldview, the worldview of the culture that, for better and worse, has come to dominate most of the rest of the world's peoples...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9781570626289 | Shambhala Pubns, May 1, 2001, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: In his introduction to The Well of Remembrance, author Ralph Metzner provides a telling explanation of the theme of his work: "This book explores some of the mythic roots of the Western worldview, the worldview of the culture that, for better and worse, has come to dominate most of the rest of the world's peoples.
9781570620287 | Shambhala Pubns, October 1, 1994, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: The deeply buried shamanic roots of the Western world-view may contain wisdom essential to overcoming world ecological and spiritual crises.

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Product Description: Ever since the "consciousness revolution" in the 1960s, dedicated spiritual seekers and scientific researchers from all continents have explored the world of psychoactive and hallucinogenic plants. In Ayahuasca, objective scientific information and the narratives of ayahuasca users -- shamans and others -- are presented together...read more

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9781560251606 | Running Pr Book Pub, June 2, 1999, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Ever since the "consciousness revolution" in the 1960s, dedicated spiritual seekers and scientific researchers from all continents have explored the world of psychoactive and hallucinogenic plants.

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Product Description: A visionary ecopsychologist examines the rift between human beings and nature and shows what can be done to bring harmony to both the ecosystem and our own minds. • Shows that the solution to our ecological dilemma lies in our own consciousnesses...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780892817986 | Park Street Pr, June 1, 1999, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: A visionary ecopsychologist examines the rift between human beings and nature and shows what can be done to bring harmony to both the ecosystem and our own minds.

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9780613921916 | Turtleback Books, June 1, 1999, cover price $29.40

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Product Description: This book identifies the universal structures that underlie the varieties of transformative experiences, much as William James did a century ago in The Varieties of Religious Experience. Featuring dozens of illustrations, this book, now a "One Spirit" Book-of-the-Month-Club selection, is a brilliant cross-cultural examination of the power of archetypal metaphors to nurture profound experiences of transformation...read more

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9781579830007 | Revised edition (Origin Pr, May 1, 1998), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: This book identifies the universal structures that underlie the varieties of transformative experiences, much as William James did a century ago in The Varieties of Religious Experience.

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Presents a collection of psychedelic meditations, inspired by the 'Tao Te Ching,' to promote transcendental experiences (view table of contents)
By Timothy Leary and Ralph Metzner (introduced by)

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9780914171843 | Reprint edition (Ronin Pub, March 27, 1997), cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Presents a collection of psychedelic meditations, inspired by the 'Tao Te Ching,' to promote transcendental experiences

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Product Description: “It is a book for the living as well as for the dying.”—Lama Govinda We are in the midst of a powerful psychedelic renaissance. After four decades of hibernation, the promise of the psychoactive ’60s—that deeper self-awareness, achieved through reality-bending substances and practices, will lead to greater external harmony—is again gaining a major following...read more

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9780806516523 | Citadel Pr, February 1, 1995, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: “It is a book for the living as well as for the dying.

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Product Description: This anthology examines the mind-expanding potential of both natural and synthesized psychedelics. The writers include Timothy Leary, Alan Watts, and Sir Julian Huxley. (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780806514512 | Reprint edition (Citadel Pr, November 1, 1993), cover price $13.95 | About this edition: This anthology examines the mind-expanding potential of both natural and synthesized psychedelics.

By Ralph Metzner (editor)

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9780685594407 | Green Earth Foundation, June 1, 1989, cover price $10.95

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Discusses symbols and theories of human transformation, the nature of reality, the world as illusion, spiritual liberation, the search for wholeness, death, and rebirth

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9780874773545 | 1 edition (J P Tarcher, May 1, 1986), cover price $10.95 | About this edition: Discusses symbols and theories of human transformation, the nature of reality, the world as illusion, spiritual liberation, the search for wholeness, death, and rebirth

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