Started by spanda, May 27, 2017, 07:00:33 PM
QuoteThe Toad Medicine is the dried parotoid gland exudate of the Sonoran Desert Toad, also called Colorado River Toad. It contains about 15% 5-MeO-DMT and a suite of other tryptamines including NMe-5-MeT, 5-MeO-NMT, and Bufotenine according to Shulgin in TIKHAL.
Quote... even the most devout atheist would be hard pressed to deny that the experience is one, if not of divine unity, then of whatever it is enfolded within reality that prophets and seers over the ages have termed as such.
QuoteNow I'm thinking that ethical, sustainable harvesting and husbandry of this species is justifiable given ... the potential benefits to society and the planet associated with proper, respectful use.
QuoteThe first day was a deeply moving, exorcism inducing, heart opening ayahuasca ceremony.
QuoteWe were led in a session of stretches and pranayama exercises to induce a state of calm relaxation and deep breathing.
QuoteWe gathered in a circle to share intention while the perimeter of the ceremonial space was closed with sacred objects. The space, the participants and the medicine people were all thoroughly smudged and each participant made an offering of tobacco to the fire. We split up into groups of four and five so there would be several people to care for whoever was taking their turn with the medicine.
QuoteA man in our group, veteran of two tours during the Iraq War who had lost twenty members of his unit during the battle for Fallujah and was struggling with alcohol abuse lay back and remained still and quiet throughout the entire experience. When he came around he sat up, a look of wonder, and said, "I never would have believed such a thing was possible," or words to that effect.
Quote... under a canopy of oaks and maples, and during the day, the California sun moving across the sky, flickering through the leaves and branches, while the music played ...
QuoteI would wake in the night in a visionary state, glowing with energy, rock hard erections verily radiating, vibrations emerging and revealing deep meaning in the night.
Quote"So you were embraced by the divine, so what?" to paraphrase Rick Strassman. And that of course is the crux of the matter. Will something that felt so life changing really be, really make a difference. ... As for me, well, if you see a slightly glowing old bald man somewhere, suddenly chuckling or weeping for no apparent reason, give him the benefit of the doubt. He may have seen God.
Quote from: Rising Spirit on May 27, 2017, 08:43:49 PMThank you, spanda, that was so moving and powerful. BTW, do you feel the Aya ceremony was key to such a sky-high, profound break through? Or would you have merging with the Godhead, anyway? Peace, love and light, RS
Quote from: Xzen on May 28, 2017, 02:31:02 AMWill change be lasting? Lets pray so .. & turn up in all the extraordinary ways we know, to invite such transformation to the fore.~*~Xzen
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