[Moksha Writings on Psychedelics and the Visionary Experience] EBOOK / PDF

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Moksha Writings on Psychedelics and the Visionary Experience Summary ó eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF Dangers modern culture was creating through explosive population increase headlong technological advance and militant nationalism and he saw psychedelics as the greatest means at our disposal to remind adults that the real world is very different from the misshapen universe they have created for themselves by means of their culture conditioned prejudices Much of Huxley's writings following his 1953 mescaline experiment can be seen as his attempt to reveal the power of these substances to awa. I am a big fan of Aldous Huxley s work from what I know of this author A friend in the music business recommended that I try Moksha and I thoroughly appreciated reading it It is perhaps the logical follow on read to the infamous Doors of Perception as the book covers the period during which Huxley s great mind was subjected to hallucinogenic drugs His groundbreaking work with and indeed coining of the phrase the hallucinogens was important for science as a whole So often drug use can be tainted in today s society Huxley demonstrates that he was acting in a responsible fashion and he was exceptionally keen on expanding his consciousness He saw in the substances he used a visionary future for mankind and Moksha gives us an insight into that world I found the most enthralling part of this book to be the interspersed personal correspondence between chapters These letters showed Huxley s devotion to his cause and gave valuable insight into his personal manners I felt Moksha to be an intimate portrait of a man with immense brainpower a true literary shaman and a genius Huxley s work should long be remembered and his life celebrated so than it actually is I plan to go on to read his novel Island next as that has so far eluded me

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Moksha Writings on Psychedelics and the Visionary Experience Summary ó eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF Ken a sense of the sacred in people living in a technological society hostile to mystical revelations Moksha a Sanskrit word meaning liberation is a collection of the prophetic and visionary writings of Aldous Huxley It includes selections from his acclaimed novels Brave New World and Island both of which envision societies centered around the use of psychedelics as stabilizing forces as well as pieces from The Doors of Perception and Heaven and Hell his famous works on consciousness expansi. Psychedelics in itself is obscuring and liberating concomitantly This contrast is ironically subtle depending upon one s collective experiences preceding to consuming LSD and ilk Huxley had association with Vedanta in California and then disagreement with his guru on use of psychedelics in attainment of Moksha was the genesis of this Novel In this novel he tried to make a point at times even atonement with teachings of his guru or moksha and spiritual practices Its a book that would take you the kaleidoscope of after effects of consumption of psychedelic substances At times raising pertinent uestion its a satirical take on meaning of life spiritualism and psychotropic substance consumption a prior experience in similar things would help you instantly connect with the book Worth reading once

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Moksha Writings on Psychedelics and the Visionary Experience Summary ó eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF Selected writings from the author of Brave New World and The Doors of Perception on the role of psychedelics in society • Includes letters and lectures by Huxley never published elsewhere In May 1953 Aldous Huxley took four tenths of a gram of mescaline The mystical and transcendent experience that followed set him off on an exploration that was to produce a revolutionary body of work about the inner reaches of the human mind Huxley was decades ahead of his time in his anticipation of the. Huxley s psychedelic books include Island Heaven Hell and The Doors of Perception This collection includes excerpts from them as well as other writings on the same subject Also included is an essay by his wife describing her administration of LSD to him on his deathbed on 22 November 1963Huxley virtually blind from childhood found the psychedelics to be uite literally eye opening both perceptually and philosophically First taken just before his sixtieth birthday they changed his lifeAs should be expected Huxley did not take such psychotropics lightly His decade long use of them was during the period when they were legally available from pharmaceutical companies and increasingly used in psychiatry and psychotherapeutics Beyond their medical use however Huxley already much influenced by mystical religious traditions believed them to have profound spiritual implicationsI tend to agree despite having grown up in a culture where such drugs had become illegal very widely available and often used without serious intent Fortunately I was too neurotic and bookish as a teen to simply have fun with drugs Feel good chemicals have never held much interest for me and the psychedelics in my early years certainly were only very rarely pleasurable Instead they forced me to think about often to uite literally see those things I least wanted to confront acknowledge and accept So doing they helped me uite a lot psychologically speaking In addition the couple of occasions when ample doses caused me to cross over to other worlds by which I mean that I had no contact except perhaps through memory with this intersubjective consensual reality caused me not only to reformulate my sense of the real but also gave me heightened powers of imagination and sympathy for others Like Huxley these psychotropics changed my life and like Huxley I recommend they be taken seriously and with intention


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    Read Moksha Writings on Psychedelics and the Visionary Experience [Moksha Writings on Psychedelics and the Visionary Experience] EBOOK / PDF Aldous Huxley Ø 8 Free read Huxley's writings otherwise find a deep connect within any reader and offer many things new This one when I read brought many things new Huxley's own experiences with himself and the material he used to 'awaken' his senses are pretty new unsystematic and busy A curious reader will certainly like them

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    Aldous Huxley Ø 8 Free read [Moksha Writings on Psychedelics and the Visionary Experience] EBOOK / PDF Huxley's psychedelic books include Island Heaven Hell and The Doors of Perception This collection includes excerpts from them as well as other writings on the same subject Also included is an essay by his wife describing her administration of LSD to him on his deathbed on 22 November 1963Huxley virtually blind from childhood found the psychedelics to be uite literally eye opening both perceptually and philosophically First taken just before

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    [Moksha Writings on Psychedelics and the Visionary Experience] EBOOK / PDF Aldous Huxley Ø 8 Free read Read Moksha Writings on Psychedelics and the Visionary Experience Aldous Huxley was clearly a man ahead of his time imagine an English intellectual in the 1940's writing about mescaline and LSD how they relate to psychology sociology and religion in modern timesThis was not a cult leader or an Edgar CayceAl

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    review Ç eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF Ø Aldous Huxley Aldous Huxley Ø 8 Free read Read Moksha Writings on Psychedelics and the Visionary Experience I am a big fan of Aldous Huxley's work from what I know of this author A friend in the music business recommended that I try Moksha and I thoroughly appreciated reading it It is perhaps the logical follow on read to the infamous 'Doors of Perception' as the book covers the period during which Huxley's great mind was subjected to hallucinogenic drugs His groundbreaking work with and indeed coining of the phrase the hallucinogens

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    Read Moksha Writings on Psychedelics and the Visionary Experience [Moksha Writings on Psychedelics and the Visionary Experience] EBOOK / PDF review Ç eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF Ø Aldous Huxley Huxley was so ahead of his time Contained here are letters lectures and essays about his experiments with visionary substances and how they could be used as healing agents which the current psychedelic renaissance has as its cause celebre over 50 years after Huxley thought the same thing Also included and much appreciated are Laura Huxley's excellent observations on using psychedelics with Aldous her account of his dying moments when she

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    Read Moksha Writings on Psychedelics and the Visionary Experience Aldous Huxley Ø 8 Free read review Ç eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF Ø Aldous Huxley i found this in my house only its a first edition from 1977 with albert hoffman and alexander shulgin

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    [Moksha Writings on Psychedelics and the Visionary Experience] EBOOK / PDF review Ç eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF Ø Aldous Huxley This is a fascinating book for anyone interested in experiences of altered consciousness Moksha is Sanskrit for enlighten

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    [Moksha Writings on Psychedelics and the Visionary Experience] EBOOK / PDF Aldous Huxley Ø 8 Free read Read Moksha Writings on Psychedelics and the Visionary Experience Psychedelics in itself is obscuring and liberating concomitantly This contrast is ironically subtle depending upon one's collective experiences preceding to consuming LSD and ilk Huxley had association with Vedanta in California; an

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    Aldous Huxley Ø 8 Free read review Ç eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF Ø Aldous Huxley Read Moksha Writings on Psychedelics and the Visionary Experience Great book to speed read truly shows the development of the view of the man who'd later write Doors of Perception and Hea

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    Aldous Huxley Ø 8 Free read [Moksha Writings on Psychedelics and the Visionary Experience] EBOOK / PDF Amazing anthology of articles speeches and others from the awesom late Aldous Huxley Mescaline psilocybin and LSD 25 included

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