9781594772993

Tryptamine Palace

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    9781594772993

  • ISBN10:

    1594772991

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-05-21
  • Publisher: Park Street Pr
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Summary

The venom from Bufo alvarius, an unusual toad found in the Sonoran Desert, contains 5-MeO-DMT, a potent natural Chemical similar in effect to the more common entheogen DMT. The venom can be dried into a powder, which some researchers speculate was used ceremonially by Amerindian shamans. When smoked it prompts an instantaneous break with the physical world that causes out-of-body experiences completely removed from the conventional dimensions of reality.

Author Biography

Journalist, photographer, and artist James Oroc was born in the small South Pacific nation of Aotearoa. Since 1998 he has been pursuing and reporting on the cutting edge of extreme sports in more than 40 countries around the globe, his work appearing in magazines, films, and on MTV Sports. He has been a member of the Burning Man community since 1999, and he is also involved in the documentation and advancement of “Alternative Culture.” Oroc currently resides in the Dominican Republic.

Table of Contents

Forewordp. ix
Prefacep. xiii
Introduction: How This All Beganp. 1
The 5-MeO-DMT Experiencep. 6
5-MeO-DMT: Science, Discovery, and the History of Human Usep. 19
The Aftermathp. 39
Welcome to the Power Zonep. 67
Into the Quantum Realmp. 85
Enter the Zero-Point Fieldp. 96
Toadingp. 106
Burning Manp. 120
Indiap. 132
The High Priest: Timothy Leary and the Legacies of the Psychedelic Agep. 147
The Zero-Point Field and the 5MDE: A Quantum Explanationp. 166
A Quantum Godp. 184
The Role of Light in Eastern Philosophyp. 201
A Transcendent Future for Humanity?p. 217
So Begin the Days of Strangenessp. 260
Epiloguep. 276
Resourcesp. 281
Tryptamine-Containing Plantsp. 284
Serotonin, Melatonin, 5-MeO-DMT, and the Pineal Glandp. 286
Is 5-MeO-DMT the Most Potent Entheogen Known to Humanity?p. 290
William S. Burroughs, the Godfather of DMTp. 299
Heaven and Hell-Potential Negative Effects of 5-MeO-DMTp. 308
Notesp. 329
Bibliographyp. 346
Acknowledgmentsp. 353
Indexp. 355
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