City of Secrets: An interview with Patrice Chaplin

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"The Grail is a living force, it will never die; it may
indeed sink out of sight, and for centuries even, disappear…but it will rise to
the surface again and become once more a theme of vital importance."
–‘From Ritual to Romance' by Jesse Weston.

 

Patrice Chaplin is an internationally renowned playwright
and author who has published more than 25 books, plays and short stories. Her
most notable work includes Albany Park, Siesta, which was made into a film staring Jodi Foster and
Isabella Rossellini, Into the Darkness Laughing, Hidden Star, Night Fishing, and
Death
Trap
.

As a Bohemian in Paris during the 50's and 60's, she spent
time with Jean Paul Sartre and Simone de Beauvoir. She was married to Charlie
Chaplin's son Michael and during her avant garde journeys through occult
circles, her friends included Salvador Dali, Jean Cocteau (The last listed Grand
Master or helmsman of the Priory of Sion, the secret society mentioned in Dan
Brown's Da Vinci Code), who gave her a starring role in one of his films, Lauren
Bacall, Miles Davis and experts on the esoteric practices of the Cabbala in
Spain. City of Secrets is the extraordinary true story of one woman's journey
to the heart of the Grail legend.

In her book City of Secrets, Patrice traces her
journey through the foothills of the Pyrenees, the land where the wanderings of
the Grail and its Troubadours of the heart have left their indelible imprint.

In the 1950's Patrice, then just a teenager,
left England to study languages and taste the life of a true bohemian in France
and Spain. She stumbled upon an ancient mystery in Girona, Spain, a town
steeped in medieval grail secrets, Caballistic documents and a mysterious
history. According to Chaplin, Girona was host to numerous famous European
actors, mystics, priests, alchemists, and artists, such as the 19th
century mysterious priest Berenger Sauniere, filmmaker and author Jean Cocteau,
Salvadore Dali and Umberto Eco.

Patrice was enchanted by the magnetism and
power that exudes from the region surrounding the Pyrenees' Mount Canigou. Over
her many subsequent journeys to Girona, Patrice was told of numerous appearances
there of a Lady of Light with a cup, thought to be Mary Magdalene.  She was pulled into a strange series of
experiences regarding ancient Cabbalistic grail traditions by her associations
with her Spanish lover, a member of a local secret mystical sect.

 

 


Mystical Septimania — Southern France and
Northeastern Spain

It may be helpful to the reader to know some
basic history of the region covered in Chaplin's book. During the 1st
century C.E., surviving Jews had to flee the devastating Roman persecution in Palestine
and some founded centers of learning and mystery schools in Alexandria and in
the lands far to the West on the Mediterranean coast in France and Spain. According
to the groundbreaking book Holy Blood, Holy Grail by Baigent, Lincoln and
Leigh, there was a curious commingling of renegade groups not in resonance with
the church of Rome beginning in the 5th and 6th centuries
in the region: a Jewish princedom, Merovingian kings, said to be descended from
the lineage of Jesus and Mary Magdalene, and Visigoths, who sacked Rome in 410
C.E. and brought relics and treasure to the region. (See Septimania–Jewish
Princedom map.)

Scattered throughout the foothills of the
Pyrenees, centers of Jewish mysticism and Cabbala flourished into the medieval
era. A loosely knit Grail Community which existed then included The Knights
Templar, Cathars, Troubadours, the purveyors of Courtly Love and Cabbalists.

This area of Septimania has long been a
hotbed for legends of our mistress of the Grail, Mary Magdalene. There are many
stories telling of her widespread ministries in this region during the years
following the crucifixion. In both Rennes le Chateau, France and Girona, Spain
there were matching towers built in her honor.

 

Two Magdalene Towers

Chaplin states in City of Secrets that the two
Magdalene towers created a magnetic path that was connected to Egypt, thus
energizing the land so that access to other dimensions was possible. She says
that Torre Magdala in Girona was built in 1851, perhaps coinciding with
Bernadette Subiros' vision of Our Lady at Lourdes just across the Pyrenees. This
Magdalene tower also marked the site of an appearance of the Lady of the Cup in
Girona. One of the major pilgrimage paths to Santiago de Compostela, Le Chemin
de Saint Jacques passed through Girona, and countless pilgrims through the
centuries would have stopped here. The Hebrew scholar Gershom Sholom believes
that the esoteric Hebrew text, the Zohar, or Book of Splendor, was compiled by a
Jewish scribe in Girona in the 12th century.

The other Tour Magdala, dated to 1901, was constructed
by the enigmatic priest Berenger Saunier in Rennes le Chateau. It is located
next to the famous Magdalene Church filled with coded grail imagery. Interestingly,
both the small village of Soubirous (French spelling of the name of Bernadette
Subiros, Our Lady of Lourdes visionary) and the Cave of Magdalene lie directly to
the Southwest of the French Tour Magdala, pointing in the direction of Spain's
Torre Magdala. This southwest alignment is also marked by an anomalous red tile
in the floor of the Tour.

Sauniere built his home between the Tour and
the Magdalene Chapel and called it Villa Bethania. Bethany was the town in
Galilee, home of Mary, her sister Martha and brother Lazarus. Beth-El, Hebrew
words meaning house of God, is the name given by Jacob in Genesis 28 to the
place where he had his vision of the ladder reaching between heaven and earth.

In the Genesis story Jacob
uses a stone for a pillow and falls into a deep sleep. He dreams of a ladder
reaching into heaven, upon which angels are constantly ascending and
descending. When he awakens, Jacob cries "Terribilis est locus iste", how
awesome or terrible is this place!

Over the entry porch of his Magdalene chapel,
Sauniere inscribed the words 'Terribilis est locus iste'. Why would the priest
inscribe Jacob's words if not to say that Rennes le Chateau is a Gate of
Heaven, a place where the veil between heaven and earth grows thin?

 


Jacob's Ladder
and the Gate of Heaven

In his dream, Jacob has seen
the opening between dimensions, normally only accessible to angels and
prophets. According to Christian mystics and Gnostics, this Gate is available
to all serious initiates. This ladder between the mundane and the heavenly
realms is developed by practicing the ancient work of inner alchemy. As in Egyptian,
Taoist, Vedic, Buddhist and Christian esoteric knowledge, one extends one's
sphere of possibilities with conscious breath work, meditation and using sacred
sounds to vibrate and awaken the inner cauldrons of power, or energy centers.

The Djed Pillar or backbone
of Osiris is a more ancient version of Jacob's Ladder. Many of the Christian
esoteric traditions are rooted in Sumerian and Egyptian practices, which
included the opening of the five senses to awaken the sixth and beyond. Ritual
anointing with aromas of a high frequency, such as spikenard, frankincense,
myrrh and cedar was practiced by the Myrrhophores, priestesses of the temple
such as Mary Magdalene, Hathor and Isis. Sacred sounds, chants and incantations
were used to open doorways of perception and raise the djed, or kundalini.

In the Naassene Sermon, a
text said to be based on a teaching given by Jesus at the Last Supper, this raising
of the Shakti, or Kundalini is called reversing the flow. This process creates
the upward-flowing river, thus relieving the normal gravity and human focus on the mundane.
Unlimited worlds of potentiality open in the initiate who develops the inner
balance of connection between earth and sky. (For more reading on the
Naassenes, see the book Gnostic Secrets of the Naassenes, The Initiatory
Teachings of the Last Supper
by Mark H. Gaffney.)

 

The Sacred Mount Canigou

Sitting equidistant between these two
Magdalene towers is the sacred Mount Canigou, dedicated to John the Baptist.
This great mountain was an important ceremonial center for the ancient Celts,
the Mithraic Sun cults, early Christians and medieval pilgrims. Canigou's high
iron content exudes a magnetic pull to time's eternal spiritual seekers,
similar to Sedona, Rennes le Chateau, Teotihuacan and other places with
iron-rich red earth. Many hidden mysteries permeate the region between these
two mysterious towers of Magdalene.

According to Chaplin, ritual artifacts and
secret documents had passed between Rennes le Chateau and the Girona Jewish
enter over the centuries. She also mentioned in her book that Mary Magdalene
had brought relics to this region after landing on the coast of France. This
area of Septimania also has numerous sites dedicated to Isis from the era of
Roman presence, circa 200 B.C.E to 400 C.E.

Patrice writes in City of Secrets about the chemistry of interaction between grail
adepts and the energies in specific locations. "Calling up of the Cup could only happen in certain sites depending on
the power of the ley lines and the pulse of energies in that precise site. One
is Girona, the other is Rennes le Chateau, and the third is St. Sulpice. (The
church in Paris) The sites have to be
linked and energized so the process of initiation is possible."

The following is a phone interview with
Patrice Chaplin at her home in London on November 23, 2008.

 

Ani:
Patrice, you were one of the first to write about these grail mysteries and
Mary Magdalene, years before the recent popular books by Dan Brown and others.

Patrice: Yes, I
guess I was.

 

I
think it's wonderful that as a young woman in the 1950's, you were pioneering
in this work at a time when few others were delving into the grail story. In
City of Secrets you mentioned that in Girona, medieval Cabbalists were
experimenting with ritual journeys into other dimensions. You describe their
preparation for rituals, which included fasting, meditation, and of particular
interest to me, their use of breath and continuous chants to reach a hypnotic
state and open a portal… a Jacob's ladder to other dimensions of reality. Do
you know of any sources for further information on how these rituals were
conducted?

You
could look at Umberto Eco's books, because he witnessed some of these rituals
in Girona. He wrote a book called Foucault's Pendulum and he got a lot of
information from Luiz at the Girona bookstore. Umberto certainly witnessed a
ritual, even though he will always deny he did. There's also a Caballist book
called The Sworn Book; there are only a few copies of it in the world. Umberto
Eco said he had based his ritual on the information in The Sworn Book. This
book was in Girona, but the Caballists have it now.

 

Is the
Sworn Book from the medieval times?

Yes.

[Author's note: The full title is The Sworn
Book of Honorius of Thebes, or Liber Juratus
, (Book of the Laws). According to
author Joseph H. Peterson, "…..it is one of the oldest and most influential texts of medieval
magic
." The Sworn
Book lists the 100 sacred names of God and 42 angels, each representing a
letter of an alchemical alphabet. The sacred names and letters constitute the
vibrational aspect of Cabballistic initiation rites. Also listed are specific
herbs and aromas suggested for purifying the archetypes of the twelve zodiac
signs.

Regarding the Girona-Cabbalah initiation
rites and the use of sound, the medieval Hebrew esoteric text called The Zohar
(The Book of Splendor, and possibly written in Girona) references numerous
times the use of chants and sacred music to precipitate the prophetic state. The
Zohar sites that musicians would play the harp, lute and cymbal to prepare the
prophet to open to the voice of heaven. One of the Hebrew words meaning song, Shir (Shin-Yod-Resh), is very
closely related to the word Shur (Shin-Vav-Resh), meaning "to see. This is
another indication that song and mystical vision are related.]

 

What
are the titles of your two upcoming books?

The
second one is called Mr. Lazarus. Lazarus is a nickname they gave to Sauniere.
The other book is called Make the Next Call to God, which is about the journey
through the portal. Both books are a continuation of all the material which
keeps coming. The second book has a lot about Salvador Dali. I spent time with
Dali at his home in Porlligat on the Mediterranean.  

 

Oh I
look forward to this book, I love Dali. I visited his museum in Figueras, Spain,
and was fascinated by an entire room dedicated to his study of alchemy. I
remember a series of drawings there that seem to depict the initiate's journey
up Jacob's ladder. In the 1980's I was selling Dali's art and he would come to
me in dreams and demonstrate his magical abilities and rituals.

Dali
was into all these transformation mysteries and going into other dimensions. He
did an amazing painting of his going into another dimension at Perpignan train
station…it's in the Figueras Museum.

 

I was
interested in the Caballistic sound  traditions mentioned in your City of Secrets book, as I have sung
and observed the transforming power of Hebrew, Aramaic  and Egyptian chants for many years.

A lot
of the work I'm doing now is on F# sustained, I've witnessed transformation
with F# sustained. Some of the physicists know about it. It's the tone I've
been told about. It comes from one of the portals. It certainly transforms
blood and DNA. It's like in Roslyn Chapel, with the musical instruments on the
ceiling. When they are played together, they form an F# tone. And if you play
an F# sustained on a drum with powder on it, it makes the maze at Chartres
Cathedral. F# does many things. The second book Mr. Lazarus has a lot about
that.

[Author's note: Patrice refers above to the
principle termed Cymatics, in which grains of sand, powder or liquids form
coherent patterns when specific sounds are generated. Although I am not
familiar with the research in F# that Patrice refers to, in my work with sound,
F# corresponds with the Heart Chakra. Every frequency has unique correlations
and each individual responds differently to specific sound frequencies,
according to their needs. For more information on specific tone correlations
see www.aniwilliams.com]  

 

The
suggestion that you mention in City, that Mary Magdalene may have landed south
of Narbonne at Leucate, do you know of any documents that mention this?

It's
all heresay. I really don't know. The area has amazing waterways and it's just
parallel with Rennes le Chateau. It's a wonderful place. It's worth looking at.
And that's where Magdalene would have landed if it's true. We don't really know
if it's true. I have no proof. I get my information from things that come in
the back door from the Vatican or from things that people tell me in Girona and
materials that have been given to me that have been hidden away in people's
cupboards. They will pull out a paper, and there will be Sauniere's face
looking up at me.

[Most French legends speak of Mary Magdalene traveling
in a rudder-less boat without oars or sails, arriving at Saintes Maries de la
Mer in Provence, where the gypsies still celebrate in an annual festival in
late May. The stories tell of Magdalene arriving with her sister Martha,
brother Lazarus, Mary Jacobe, Mary Salome, perhaps Joseph of Arimathea, and a
young girl named Sarah. In several ancient traditions, the person arriving in a
rudder-less boat would have been the heir to the throne. Many believe Sarah was
the daughter of Jesus and Magdalene and would have been the female heir to the
Davidic royal line.]

 

You
have been on quite a trek. Are you still going back to Girona?

Oh,
very much so, but I don't do any searching anymore, although I have been
offered things that are interesting. Girona has many secrets.

 

I'll
have to explore more in that area. There are many mysteries and legends there.
You mention in City of Secrets that Isis worshippers brought a secret to Spain
when they came ashore at L'Escala 4000 years ago.

It was
actually at L'Emporius Brava, which is above L'Escala, which is the more well-known
name. The Phoenicians came there and the Greeks, and we know the Romans came
there. The Phoenicians came in their ships and went to Mount Canigou to mine
the salt.

 

In
your book you mention the ancient ritual sun stones. I was shown one near St.
Michel de Cuxa, at the foot of Mount Canigou. There is also a mysterious large
rectangular stone with symbols at Rennes le Chateau. These could be the relics
of ritual traditions in the region more ancient than we know. We do know of
Druid and Mithraic sun worshipping groups that were active in the region of the
Pyrenees.

Regarding
Magdalene and the appearances of the Lady of the Cup in Girona, did you ever
meet anyone who witnessed this vision?

Oh yes,
many. Some experienced perfume, others perceived her made of smoke or honey
colored light and she gave the feeling of great healing, unlike anything else.
The people who witness the vision are completely changed.

 

Many
of the other appearances of Our Lady are experienced with sounds of bells,
chimes and birdsong, such as Maria Guadalupe in 1531 at Tepeyac, Mexico. In
your book you mentioned chimes and a gong being heard when she appeared.

Yes,
that's right. In another appearance of the Lady of the Cup, she came to the
well by the barraca near the French Lady's garden near the Torre Magdala. It's
where Charlemagne stayed when he first came to Girona. He also had a vision of
Our Lady there. When she came they said at first that it was a fallen angel and
then it appeared clearly to be the Lady with the Cup.  

The effect of the Lady with the Cup is
like a million gurus in one, so that the divine nature of that apparition or
presence, is such that people feel that everything is alright and always will
be. That is
what the people who were there have said. Her appearances have occurred
repeatedly there, but the church won't accept it. They say that it's Jesus and they
created a shrine to him where her mark was left at the site. Those who
witnessed the appearances were never allowed to say much about it. The woman
who voiced her experience the vision of The Lady was put into a mental home
until she agreed to say that it was really Jesus. All the witnesses there saw
the Lady with the Cup and they were familiar with it. They have images of her
in the Catalan art, even from medieval times…it was the lady with the cup.

 

Is
there a message that you would like to leave the readers?

The
important thing in the story is that people work with the resonance, the
energies to bring about good. All of the other details are less important. One
must be prepared, though and sufficiently developed on the path of awakening.
Also when working with the strong energies at these sites one should use
protection, spinning golden light from the top of the head downward and around
the soles of the feet.

 

Patrice's final recommendation is similar to what
the medieval alchemists termed the Great Work, the true journey of transformation
and awakening. For two millennia the French and Spanish foothills of the
Pyrenees have been a place of refuge for displaced groups considered heretics
by the Roman church and kings who were threatened by the spiritual power of
these groups: Cathars, Basques, Jews, Merovingians, Gnostics, healers and
Knights Templar, all persecuted for their dedication to a path less traveled.
And yet these ancient keepers of the grail mysteries chose the path of love and
the original Christian creed–do under others as you would have done unto you.
Do what you will but harm none.

 

City of Secrets: An interview with Patrice Chaplin by
Ani Williams on November 24, 2008. Additional commentary © December 2008 by Ani
Williams

Image by fdecomite, courtesy of Creative Commons license.

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How Much Does LSD Cost? When shopping around for that magical psychedelic substance, there can be many uncertainties when new to buying LSD. You may be wondering how much does LSD cost? In this article, we will discuss what to expect when purchasing LSD on the black market, what forms LSD is sold in, and the standard breakdown of buying LSD in quantity.   Navy Use of LSD on the Dark Web The dark web is increasingly popular for purchasing illegal substances. The US Navy has now noticed this trend with their staff. Read to learn more.   Having Sex on LSD: What You Need to Know Can you have sex on LSD? Read our guide to learn everything about sex on acid, from lowered inhibitions to LSD users quotes on sex while tripping.   A Drug That Switches off an LSD Trip A pharmaceutical company is developing an “off-switch” drug for an LSD trip, in the case that a bad trip can happen. Some would say there is no such thing.   Queen of Hearts: An Interview with Liz Elliot on Tim Leary and LSD The history of psychedelia, particularly the British experience, has been almost totally written by men. Of the women involved, especially those who were in the thick of it, little has been written either by or about them. A notable exception is Liz Elliot.   LSD Guide: Effects, Common Uses, Safety LSD, Lysergic acid diethylamide, or just acid is one of the most important psychedelics ever discovered. What did history teach us?   Microdosing LSD & Common Dosage Explained Microdosing, though imperceivable, is showing to have many health benefits–here is everything you want to know about microdosing LSD.   LSD Resources Curious to learn more about LSD? This guide includes comprehensive LSD resources containing books, studies and more.   LSD as a Spiritual Aid There is common consent that the evolution of mankind is paralleled by the increase and expansion of consciousness. From the described process of how consciousness originates and develops, it becomes evident that its growth depends on its faculty of perception. Therefore every means of improving this faculty should be used.   Legendary LSD Blotter Art: A Hidden Craftsmanship Have you ever heard of LSD blotter art? Explore the trippy world of LSD art and some of the top artists of LSD blotter art.   LSD and Exercise: Does it Work? LSD and exercise? Learn why high-performing athletes are taking hits of LSD to improve their overall potential.   Jan Bastiaans Treated Holocaust Survivors with LSD Dutch psychiatrist, Jan Bastiaans administered LSD-assisted therapy to survivors of the Holocaust. A true war hero and pioneer of psychedelic-therapy.   LSD and Spiritual Awakening I give thanks for LSD, which provided the opening that led me to India in 1971 and brought me to Neem Karoli Baba, known as Maharajji. Maharajji is described by the Indians as a “knower of hearts.”   How LSD is Made: Everything You Need to Know Ever wonder how to make LSD? Read our guide to learn everything you need to know about the procedures of how LSD is made.   How to Store LSD: Best Practices Learn the best way to store LSD, including the proper temperature and conditions to maximize how long LSD lasts when stored.   Bicycle Day: The Discovery of LSD Every year on April 19th, psychonauts join forces to celebrate Bicycle Day. Learn about the famous day when Albert Hoffman first discovered the effects of LSD.   Cary Grant: A Hollywood Legend On LSD Cary Grant was a famous actor during the 1930’s-60’s But did you know Grant experimented with LSD? Read our guide to learn more.   Albert Hofmann: LSD — My Problem Child Learn about Albert Hofmann and his discovery of LSD, along with the story of Bicycle Day and why it marks a historic milestone.   Babies are High: What Does LSD Do To Your Brain What do LSD and babies have in common? Researchers at the Imperial College in London discover that an adult’s brain on LSD looks like a baby’s brain.   1P LSD: Effects, Benefits, Safety Explained 1P LSD is an analogue of LSD and homologue of ALD-25. Here is everything you want to know about 1P LSD and how it compares to LSD.   Francis Crick, DNA & LSD Type ‘Francis Crick LSD’ into Google, and the result will be 30,000 links. Many sites claim that Crick (one of the two men responsible for discovering the structure of DNA), was either under the influence of LSD at the time of his revelation or used the drug to help with his thought processes during his research. Is this true?   What Happens If You Overdose on LSD? A recent article presented three individuals who overdosed on LSD. Though the experience was unpleasant, the outcomes were remarkably positive.

The Ayahuasca Experience
Ayahuasca is both a medicine and a visionary aid. You can employ ayahuasca for physical, mental, emotional and spiritual repair, and you can engage with the power of ayahuasca for deeper insight and realization. If you consider attainment of knowledge in the broadest perspective, you can say that at all times, ayahuasca heals.

 

Trippy Talk: Meet Ayahuasca with Sitaramaya Sita and PlantTeachers
Sitaramaya Sita is a spiritual herbalist, pusangera, and plant wisdom practitioner formally trained in the Shipibo ayahuasca tradition.

 

The Therapeutic Value of Ayahuasca
My best description of the impact of ayahuasca is that it’s a rocket boost to psychospiritual growth and unfolding, my professional specialty during my thirty-five years of private practice.

 

Microdosing Ayahuasca: Common Dosage Explained
What is ayahuasca made of and what is considered a microdose? Explore insights with an experienced Peruvian brewmaster and learn more about this practice.

 

Ayahuasca Makes Neuron Babies in Your Brain
Researchers from Beckley/Sant Pau Research Program have shared the latest findings in their study on the effects of ayahuasca on neurogenesis.

 

The Fatimiya Sufi Order and Ayahuasca
In this interview, the founder of the Fatimiya Sufi Order,  N. Wahid Azal, discusses the history and uses of plant medicines in Islamic and pre-Islamic mystery schools.

 

Consideration Ayahuasca for Treatment of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
Research indicates that ayahuasca mimics mechanisms of currently accepted treatments for PTSD. In order to understand the implications of ayahuasca treatment, we need to understand how PTSD develops.

 

Brainwaves on Ayahuasca: A Waking Dream State
In a study researchers shared discoveries showing ingredients found in Ayahuasca impact the brainwaves causing a “waking dream” state.

 

Cannabis and Ayahuasca: Mixing Entheogenic Plants
Cannabis and Ayahuasca: most people believe they shouldn’t be mixed. Read this personal experience peppered with thoughts from a pro cannabis Peruvian Shaman.

 

Ayahuasca Retreat 101: Everything You Need to Know to Brave the Brew
Ayahuasca has been known to be a powerful medicinal substance for millennia. However, until recently, it was only found in the jungle. Word of its deeply healing and cleansing properties has begun to spread across the world as many modern, Western individuals are seeking spiritual, mental, emotional, and physical well-being. More ayahuasca retreat centers are emerging in the Amazon and worldwide to meet the demand.

 

Ayahuasca Helps with Grief
A new study published in psychopharmacology found that ayahuasca helped those suffering from the loss of a loved one up to a year after treatment.

 

Ayahuasca Benefits: Clinical Improvements for Six Months
Ayahuasca benefits can last six months according to studies. Read here to learn about the clinical improvements from drinking the brew.

 

Ayahuasca Culture: Indigenous, Western, And The Future
Ayahuasca has been use for generations in the Amazon. With the rise of retreats and the brew leaving the rainforest how is ayahuasca culture changing?

 

Ayahuasca Guide: Effects, Common Uses, Safety
The Amazonian brew, Ayahuasca has a long history and wide use. Read our guide to learn all about the tea from its beginnings up to modern-day interest.

 

Ayahuasca and the Godhead: An Interview with Wahid Azal of the Fatimiya Sufi Order
Wahid Azal, a Sufi mystic of The Fatimiya Sufi Order and an Islamic scholar, talks about entheogens, Sufism, mythology, and metaphysics.

 

Ayahuasca and the Feminine: Women’s Roles, Healing, Retreats, and More
Ayahuasca is lovingly called “grandmother” or “mother” by many. Just how feminine is the brew? Read to learn all about women and ayahuasca.

What Is the Standard of Care for Ketamine Treatments?
Ketamine therapy is on the rise in light of its powerful results for treatment-resistant depression. But, what is the current standard of care for ketamine? Read to find out.

What Is Dissociation and How Does Ketamine Create It?
Dissociation can take on multiple forms. So, what is dissociation like and how does ketamine create it? Read to find out.

Having Sex on Ketamine: Getting Physical on a Dissociative
Curious about what it could feel like to have sex on a dissociate? Find out all the answers in our guide to sex on ketamine.

Special K: The Party Drug
Special K refers to Ketamine when used recreationally. Learn the trends as well as safety information around this substance.

Kitty Flipping: When Ketamine and Molly Meet
What is it, what does it feel like, and how long does it last? Read to explore the mechanics of kitty flipping.

Ketamine vs. Esketamine: 3 Important Differences Explained
Ketamine and esketamine are used to treat depression. But what’s the difference between them? Read to learn which one is right for you: ketamine vs. esketamine.

Guide to Ketamine Treatments: Understanding the New Approach
Ketamine is becoming more popular as more people are seeing its benefits. Is ketamine a fit? Read our guide for all you need to know about ketamine treatments.

Ketamine Treatment for Eating Disorders
Ketamine is becoming a promising treatment for various mental health conditions. Read to learn how individuals can use ketamine treatment for eating disorders.

Ketamine Resources, Studies, and Trusted Information
Curious to learn more about ketamine? This guide includes comprehensive ketamine resources containing books, studies and more.

Ketamine Guide: Effects, Common Uses, Safety
Our ultimate guide to ketamine has everything you need to know about this “dissociative anesthetic” and how it is being studied for depression treatment.

Ketamine for Depression: A Mental Health Breakthrough
While antidepressants work for some, many others find no relief. Read to learn about the therapeutic uses of ketamine for depression.

Ketamine for Addiction: Treatments Offering Hope
New treatments are offering hope to individuals suffering from addiction diseases. Read to learn how ketamine for addiction is providing breakthrough results.

Microdosing Ketamine & Common Dosages Explained
Microdosing, though imperceivable, is showing to have many health benefits–here is everything you want to know about microdosing ketamine.

How to Ease a Ketamine Comedown
Knowing what to expect when you come down from ketamine can help integrate the experience to gain as much value as possible.

How to Store Ketamine: Best Practices
Learn the best ways how to store ketamine, including the proper temperature and conditions to maximize how long ketamine lasts when stored.

How To Buy Ketamine: Is There Legal Ketamine Online?
Learn exactly where it’s legal to buy ketamine, and if it’s possible to purchase legal ketamine on the internet.

How Long Does Ketamine Stay in Your System?
How long does ketamine stay in your system? Are there lasting effects on your body? Read to discover the answers!

How Ketamine is Made: Everything You Need to Know
Ever wonder how to make Ketamine? Read our guide to learn everything you need to know about the procedures of how Ketamine is made.

Colorado on Ketamine: First Responders Waiver Programs
Fallout continues after Elijah McClain. Despite opposing recommendations from some city council, Colorado State Health panel recommends the continued use of ketamine by medics for those demonstrating “excited delirium” or “extreme agitation”.

Types of Ketamine: Learn the Differences & Uses for Each
Learn about the different types of ketamine and what they are used for—and what type might be right for you. Read now to find out!

Kitty Flipping: When Ketamine and Molly Meet
What is it, what does it feel like, and how long does it last? Read to explore the mechanics of kitty flipping.

MDMA & Ecstasy Guide: Effects, Common Uses, Safety
Our ultimate guide to MDMA has everything you want to know about Ecstasy from how it was developed in 1912 to why it’s being studied today.

How To Get the Most out of Taking MDMA as a Couple
Taking MDMA as a couple can lead to exciting experiences. Read here to learn how to get the most of of this love drug in your relationship.

Common MDMA Dosage & Microdosing Explained
Microdosing, though imperceivable, is showing to have many health benefits–here is everything you want to know about microdosing MDMA.

Having Sex on MDMA: What You Need to Know
MDMA is known as the love drug… Read our guide to learn all about sex on MDMA and why it is beginning to makes its way into couple’s therapy.

How MDMA is Made: Common Procedures Explained
Ever wonder how to make MDMA? Read our guide to learn everything you need to know about the procedures of how MDMA is made.

Hippie Flipping: When Shrooms and Molly Meet
What is it, what does it feel like, and how long does it last? Explore the mechanics of hippie flipping and how to safely experiment.

How Cocaine is Made: Common Procedures Explained
Ever wonder how to make cocaine? Read our guide to learn everything you need to know about the procedures of how cocaine is made.

A Christmas Sweater with Santa and Cocaine
This week, Walmart came under fire for a “Let it Snow” Christmas sweater depicting Santa with lines of cocaine. Columbia is not merry about it.

Ultimate Cocaine Guide: Effects, Common Uses, Safety
This guide covers what you need to know about Cocaine, including common effects and uses, legality, safety precautions and top trends today.

NEWS: An FDA-Approved Cocaine Nasal Spray
The FDA approved a cocaine nasal spray called Numbrino, which has raised suspicions that the pharmaceutical company, Lannett Company Inc., paid off the FDA..

The Ultimate Guide to Cannabis Bioavailability
What is bioavailability and how can it affect the overall efficacy of a psychedelic substance? Read to learn more.

Cannabis Research Explains Sociability Behaviors
New research by Dr. Giovanni Marsicano shows social behavioral changes occur as a result of less energy available to the neurons. Read here to learn more.

The Cannabis Shaman
If recreational and medical use of marijuana is becoming accepted, can the spiritual use as well? Experiential journalist Rak Razam interviews Hamilton Souther, founder of the 420 Cannabis Shamanism movement…

Cannabis Guide: Effects, Common Uses, Safety
Our ultimate guide to Cannabis has everything you want to know about this popular substances that has psychedelic properties.

Cannabis and Ayahuasca: Mixing Entheogenic Plants
Cannabis and Ayahuasca: most people believe they shouldn’t be mixed. Read this personal experience peppered with thoughts from a procannabis Peruvian Shaman.

CBD-Rich Cannabis Versus Single-Molecule CBD
A ground-breaking study has documented the superior therapeutic properties of whole plant Cannabis extract as compared to synthetic cannabidiol (CBD), challenging the medical-industrial complex’s notion that “crude” botanical preparations are less effective than single-molecule compounds.

Cannabis Has Always Been a Medicine
Modern science has already confirmed the efficacy of cannabis for most uses described in the ancient medical texts, but prohibitionists still claim that medical cannabis is “just a ruse.”

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