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Ayahuasca: Rituals, Potions and Visionary Art from the Amazon by Arno Adelaars and Christian Ratsch
Title: Ayahuasca: Rituals, Potions and Visionary Art from the Amazon
Author(s): Arno Adelaars and Christian Ratsch
Publisher: Divine Arts
Publication Date: 2 Jan. 2017

An authoritative treatise on the use, history, culture, and art of the sacred plant medicine Ayahuasca.

Our Rating

5/5

Review Credit: Review copy kindly supplied by Divine Arts, Milton Keynes, UK.
The True Light Of Darkness by James W. Jesso
Title: The True Light Of Darkness
Author(s): James W. Jesso
Publisher: Soulslantern Publishing
Publication Date: July 10, 2015

An exposé into the dark recesses of the human psyche.

Our Rating

4/5

Review Credit: Review copy kindly supplied by author.
Decomposing The Shadow: Lessons From The Psilocybin Mushroom by Decomposing The Shadow: Lessons From The Psilocybin Mushroom by James W. Jesso
Title: Decomposing The Shadow: Lessons From The Psilocybin Mushroom
Author(s): James W. Jesso
Publisher: SoulsLantern Publishing; 1 edition
Publication Date: June 13, 2013

A psychological model for the experience of the magic psilocybin mushroom.

Our Rating

4/5

Review Credit: Review copy kindly supplied by author.
The Bufo Medicinae Codex by Dr. Gerardo Ruben Sandoval Isaac
Title: The Bufo Medicinae Codex: Guidelines for the Proper Administration of 5 Meo DMT
Author(s): Dr. Gerardo Ruben Sandoval Isaac
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication Date: 10 Mar. 2017

In The Bufo Medicinae Codex Dr. Gerardo R. Sandoval Isaac, MD, guidelines for the proper administration of 5 Meo DMT.

Our Rating

5/5

Review Credit: Review copy kindly supplied by author.
Listening to Ayahuasca by Dr. Rachel Harris
Title: Listening to Ayahuasca: New Hope to Depression. Addiction, Ptsd, and Anxiety
Author(s): Dr. Rachel Harris
Publisher: New World Library
Publication Date: 23 Feb. 2017

Could Ayahuasca offer new hope to to those suffering from depression. addiction, PTSD, and anxiety?

Our Rating - Book of the Month - April 2017

5/5

Review Credit: Review copy kindly supplied by New World Library, Novato, CA, USA
The God Molecule by Dr. Gerardo Ruben Sandoval
Title: The God Molecule: 5-MeO-DMT and the Spiritual Path to the Divine Light
Author(s): Dr. Gerardo Ruben Sandoval Isaac
Publisher: Divine Arts
Publication Date: November 1, 2016

Revealing the secrets to 5-MeO-DMT and the Spiritual Path to the Divine Light.

Our Rating

4/5

Review Credit: Review copy kindly supplied by PGUK, London, UK
The Toad of Dawn by Dr. Octavio Rettig Hinojosa
Title: The Toad of Dawn: 5-MeO-DMT and the Rising of Cosmic Consciousness
Author(s): Dr. Octavio Rettig Hinojosa
Publisher: Divine Arts; First Edition
Publication Date: July 1, 2016

Part autobiography, part introduction to entheogens and visionary substances, "The Toad of Dawn" gives an overview of the history, use, and the benefits of the toad medicine, and reveals how it can be used to initiate people on a spiritual path.

Our Rating - Book of the Month: October 2016

4/5

Review Credit: Review copy kindly supplied by PGUK, London, UK
Mystery School in Hyperspace by Graham St. John
Title: Mystery School in Hyperspace: A Cultural History of DMT
Author(s): Graham St. John
Publisher: Evolver Editions; First Edition
Publication Date: November 24, 2015

Mystery School in Hyperspace is the first book to delve into the history of DMT, the discovery of its properties, and the impact it has had on poets, artists, and musicians.

Our Rating

5/5

Review Credit: Review copy kindly supplied by North Atlantic Book, Berkeley, CA, USA
Breaking Convention: Essays on Psychedelic Consciousness by Various (ed. David Luke)
Title: Breaking Convention: Essays on Psychedelic Consciousness
Author(s): Various (ed. David Luke)
Publisher: North Atlantic Books
Publication Date: July 15, 2014

"Breaking Convention"--a collection of essays and articles from the international conference of the same name--is a multifaceted exploration of the history, use, and benefits of psychedelics since the dawn of humankind.

Our Rating

4/5

Review Credit: Review copy kindly supplied by North Atlantic Book, Berkeley, CA, USA
Manifesting Minds by Various (ed. Rick Doblin)
Title: Manifesting Minds: A Review of Psychedelics in Science, Medicine, Sex, and Spirituality
Author(s): Various (ed. Rick Doblin)
Publisher: Evolver Editions
Publication Date: January 7, 2014

With groundbreaking research and personal accounts, this one-of-a-kind anthology is a "best of" collection of articles and essays published by the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS). Topics include the healing use of marijuana and psychedelics--including MDMA, ibogaine, LSD, and ayahuasca--for PTSD, anxiety, depression, and drug addiction.

Our Rating

4/5

Review Credit: Review copy kindly supplied by North Atlantic Book, Berkeley, CA, USA
The Mushroom in Christian Art by John A Rush
Title: The Mushroom in Christian Art: The Identity of Jesus in the Development of Christianity
Author(s): John A Rush
Publisher: North Atlantic Books; Pap/DVD edition
Publication Date: January 11, 2011

Covering Christian art from 200 CE (common era) to the present, the author reveals that Jesus, the Teacher of Righteousness mentioned in the Dead Sea Scrolls, is a personification of the Holy Mushroom, Amanita muscaria. 

Our Rating

2/5

Review Credit: Review copy kindly supplied by PGUK, London, UK
Entheogens and the Development of Culture by Various (Ed. John A Rush)
Title: Entheogens and the Development of Culture: The Anthropology and Neurobiology of Ecstatic Experience
Author(s): Various (Ed. John A Rush)
Publisher: North Atlantic Books; 6.9.2013 edition
Publication Date: July 30, 2013

"Entheogens and the Development of Culture "makes the radical proposition that mind-altering substances have played a major part not only in cultural development but also in human brain development.

Our Rating

5/5

Review Credit: Review copy kindly supplied by North Atlantic Book, Berkeley, CA, USA