By Douglas Osto
Altered States combines interviews with recognized figures in American Buddhism and psychedelic spirituality--including Lama Surya Das, Geoffrey Shugen Arnold Sensei, Rick Strassman, Charles Tart, and Erik Davis--and own tales of daily practitioners to outline a quite American spiritual phenomenon. The nuanced standpoint that emerges, grounded in an in depth historical past of psychedelic spiritual adventure, provides severe intensity to debates over the managed use of psychedelics and drug-induced mysticism. The ebook additionally opens new paths of inquiry into such matters as re-enchantment, the boundaries of rationality, the biochemical and psychosocial foundation of altered states of attention, and the character of subjectivity.
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Altered States: Buddhism and Psychedelic Spirituality in America by Douglas Osto