Way of the Wyrd
25
Jun

Way of the Wyrd

Way of the Wyrd The world is holy. Nature is holy. The body is holy. Sexuality is holy. The imagination is holy. Divinity is immanent in nature; it is within…
Shamanic and Magickal Themes in Anime Culture
3
Jun

Shamanic and Magickal Themes in Anime Culture

In Rainforest Medicine, Jonathon Miller Weisberger describes how the Secoya tribe in the Amazon utilize ayahuasca as a sacrament. Embedded within the act of magical plant ingestion is a mythical framework, a sacred form…
Energy Exchange: The Problem of Positivity
27
Apr

Energy Exchange: The Problem of Positivity

It’s always important to note the ways in which Rudolf Steiner considered the differences between Lucifer and Ahriman in relation to how these effect our earthly energy and it’s cleanliness,…
Beyond the Machine Elves: On DMT Culture, Visionary Plants, and Entheodelic Storytelling
27
Apr

Beyond the Machine Elves: On DMT Culture, Visionary Plants, and Entheodelic Storytelling

“Mind-altering substances are usually left out of the culture-building paradigm, either through following incomplete data, or because of political correctness, and it has distorted our interpretation regarding beliefs and rituals…
Shamanic and Magickal Themes in Video Game Culture
26
Apr

Shamanic and Magickal Themes in Video Game Culture

Myth as Metaphysics “The imaginal presents itself to us at certain moments as a realm in its own right, separating us from our sensory experience, independent of our will, but…
R.I.P. H.R. Giger: A Review of Jodorowsky’s Dune
24
Apr

R.I.P. H.R. Giger: A Review of Jodorowsky’s Dune

In our piece called What is Entheodelic Storytelling we propose that Alejandro Jodorowsky is the veritable proto-Entheodelic wizard. This is a term we co-coined with Graham Hancock, Jeremy Johnson, and…
On the Divine Feminine in Comics and Mythology
7
Apr

On the Divine Feminine in Comics and Mythology

The Western world has a peculiar disposition in relation to sexist patriarchal images in both mythology and contemporary pop culture. Instead of the typical scapegoat, the religious hierarchies of Judaism,…
20 Essential Books on the Mysterious Power of Ayahuasca
3
Apr

20 Essential Books on the Mysterious Power of Ayahuasca

Through use of this vine of the soul the paye (shaman) believes he can diagnose and treat illnesses he is thought to regulate birth and death; hunting and fishing; the…
Stephan V. Beyer
28
Mar

Stephan V. Beyer

Wow. Amazing, mind-bending stuff. It is as if the shamanism of the Upper Amazon is being shattered like a mirror, filtered through an alien imagination, and reassembled in another dimension.
Jeffrey K. Kripal
28
Mar

Jeffrey K. Kripal

This exactly what needs to happen. Really smart authors and artist with visions (I speak both metaphorically and literally) need to engage both sacred plants and the technical scholarship on…
Jung, Patterns, Archetypes & Karmic Meaning
27
Mar

Jung, Patterns, Archetypes & Karmic Meaning

When thinking about patterns, meaning, time and one’s past life karma it’s easy to see how C.G. Jung and Marie-Louise von Franz names often come up first. While Jung was…
A Brief History of Shamanism
27
Mar

A Brief History of Shamanism

The typical pop-culture idea of the shaman, mainly seen as a component of the native American and peyote use, and also a component of the new age movement, but this…