An Interview with Filip Zaruba, Director of 'Bufo Alvarius – The Underground Secret' Movie

An Interview with Filip Zaruba, Director of 'Bufo Alvarius – The Underground Secret' Movie

An interview with Filip Zaruba, director of the movie ‘Bufo Alvarius – The Underground Secret’. Filip interviewed Dr. Stanislav Grof for the movie, which he talks about in this interview, as well as the reasons for (and journey toward) making the movie, and the morality and responsibilities around Bufo Alvarius medicine use and synthetic 5-MeO-DMT. He also discusses the role of Bufo/5-MeO in our awakening, whether it is right for everyone, the risks and after effects associated with it, and what we can learn from using these powerful substances.

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HPPD, Depersonalisation, Derealisation, Existential Crisis and Psychedelics

HPPD, Depersonalisation, Derealisation, Existential Crisis and Psychedelics

Many people receive benefits from entheogens and psychedelics, yet there are others that struggle with after effects and even persisting disorders afterwards. Hallucinogen Persisting Perception Disorder (HPPD), Depersonalization Disorder (DPD), Derealisation Disorder (DPDR), and feelings of existential crisis are common. Read one man’s experience and some considerations for handling difficult after effects…

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Case Report: The Long Lasting Analgesic Effect of Changa

Case Report: The Long Lasting Analgesic Effect of Changa

This case report by GENÍS ONA and SEBASTIÁN TRONCOSO was published by the Journal of Psychedelic studies. The researchers observed a long-lasting analgesic effect produced by changa, a psychedelic drug that contains the psychoactive N,N-dimethyltryptamine and ground seeds of Peganum harmala, which are rich in β-carbolines…

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Why Using Psychedelics Requires Vulnerability

Why Using Psychedelics Requires Vulnerability

Anyone who has dipped into the DMT realm often enough can tell you that nothing is certain. Even the best sets and settings don’t bring guarantees. We are walking into the unknown and for all intents and purposes we are blindfolded. Just as it does in everyday life, walking into the unknown without certainty takes courage and vulnerability…

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