LSD: Doorway to the Numinous by Stanislav Grof – A pioneering book that explores the unknown landscape of human consciousness induced by LSD and other. A pioneering book that explores the unknown landscape of human consciousness induced by LSD and other psychedelics • Shows the. ratingstars. LSD: Doorway to the Numinous. by Stanislav Grof. Publisher: Park Street Press. Year: ISBN: Categories.
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LSD – Doorway to the Numinous By Stanislav Grof
Grof’s engrossing state-of-the-science overview argues convincingly that continued LSD reserach will help patients, parents, policymakers, and even spiritual seekers. Apr 06, Michael rated it liked it. He is now professor of psychology at the California Institute of Integral Studies. A must-read for all serious students of consciousness. He is now professor of psychology at the California Institute of Integral Studies. Great read, somewhat ”not for beginners”.
An Anglo-Saxon can, therefore, experience full identification with various periods in the history of African Americans or North American Indians and develop, as a result, a new sensitivity to and awareness of racial problems.
Had it been possible to avoid the unnecessary mass hysteria and continue responsible research of psychedelics, they could have undoubtedly radically transformed the theory and practice of psychiatry. On occasion, unsophisticated individuals have described details of Egyptian funeral services, including the form and meaning of various amulets and sepulchral boxes, the colors of funeral cones, the technology of embalmment and mummification, and the sequence of ritual procedures followed.
This map has led to the development of important new therapies in psychiatry and psychology for treating mental conditions often seen as disease and therefore suppressed by medication.
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On the whole, the transpersonal section is the most contentious for the wider scientific community but, certainly, the most interesting to think about. The breadth of the studies are eye-opening:. Otto Numinoys had already caused a minor schism in the early rhe of psychoanalysis by insisting on the centrality of birth trauma in unconscious dynamics.
May 07, Tiago Faleiro rated it really liked it Shelves: What was new was a conceptual framework integrating them into the practice of modern psychiatric medicine. David Couts rated it it was amazing Mar 02, Following the legal suppression of LSD use in the late s, Grof went on to discover that many of these states of mind could be explored without drugs by using certain breathing techniques in a supportive environment.
Collective and Racial Experiences This category of transpersonal phenomena is related to C. Josh Alexander rated it it was amazing Oct 06, May lsr, James Jesso rated it it was amazing.
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As one of the founders of the 4th force in numinoous transpersonal field we have much to learn from Stanislav Grof. He has performed more clinical research with LSD than anyone else on the planet, so at least reading what he has to say is the minimum you can do.
Nevertheless, I think it’s worth reading and was well written. I do not doubt that others working in this field will find Dr.
It also provides a new threshold to understanding and entering the numinous realm of spirit. Grof is far and away one of the leading scientists exploring this field.
LSD: Doorway to the Numinous
Interesting epilogue about the resurgence of such research at the present time, to accompany the reissue of this book. To be sure, many of these ideas were not new. Realms of the Human Unconscious: Moreover, what was new was not access to these realms, as humans have been accessing them in the form of ritual and ceremony for as long as there lsc been human mental life.
I really liked this book. Authoritative, insightful, and self-aware. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Stan is arguably the biggest authority in the LSD world. The common denominator of this otherwise rich and ramified group of phenomena is the feeling of the individual that his consciousness expanded beyond the usual ego boundaries and limitations of time and space.
The research presented in this book provides a map of the psyche that is essential for understanding such phenomena as shamanism and near death experiences as well as other non-ordinary states of consciousness.
Your submission will be considered for publication, no need to submit twice. Grof is far and away one of the leading scientists exploring this field. Towards a Psychedelic Canon. In terms of numinus a foundation for the future of the psychedelic movement and finding a place for psychedelics in society, LSD: Paperbackpages. As a vet i have huge admiration for any form of healing and Stanislav is a great healer and shaman in my view.
Many additional dorway involving other cultures could be cited in this context. Grof received his M. In he joined the Esalen Institute in Big Sur, California where he continued to develop his ideas. Grof was featured in the film Entheogen: Andrew Martinson rated it it was amazing Feb 05,