Ep 90 - The Clash of Spirituality & Materialism of Modern Yoga With Adrian Cox | Validity Of Psychedelic Insights

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Yoga in its full spectrum is more about the mind, emotions, and the spirit.
— Adrian Cox

Adrian Cox is the founder and director of Yoga Elements Studio, 
a licensed NLP Trainer, and yoga teacher for over 15 years. His teachings and work with people draw upon an in-depth study and practice of yoga, Ayurveda, meditation, philosophy, mind, and linguistics. He is a licensed trainer and coach of Neuro-Linguistic Programming (Society of NLP/ Christina Hall), and certified clinical hypnotherapist,. Adrian applies a keen understanding of language, state, and change processes to facilitate learning and change in a accelerated and generative way.

Show Notes

  • Life in Bangkok as a westerner
  • Vision that moved Adrian to Bangkok
  • The chaos and order of Asia
  • Westernization of eastern spirituality
  • Cluelessness of eastern symbology in the West
  • Asana practice vs spiritual practice
  • South India vs North India yoga practices
  • 4000 years of yoga?
  • Aesthetic practice of yoga
  • Postures' origination 
  • Negative western influence of modern yoga
  • Positive western influence of modern yoga
  • Yoga materialism
  • Yoga being sold as an exercise product
  • Is yoga's true essence being hijacked by capitalism?
  • Maslow's hierarchy of needs 
  • Dualism of money and spirituality 
  • Connection between the emotional state and the amount of business of Adrian's studio
  • Qualities of a good yoga teacher
  • The goal of congruency
  • Rise and fall of yoga masters
  • Does lineage matter?
  • Nama, Niyama
  • Separating the artists' works from the artists' deeds
  • Psychedelics and yoga
  • Smoking weed and yoga
  • Adrian's relationship with psychedelics
  • Microdosing psilocybin

Continued in our PLUS+ Extension:

  • Disruptive tendencies from psychedelics and how it affects our lives in the marketplace
  • Ayahuasca insights leading the Adrian's divorce 
  • Do insights from ayahuasca align with the Ayurvedic points of view?
  • Acting upon the advice given by the psychedelic
  • "Pink Cloud"
  • Did the plans shown by psychedelics pan out at the end?
  • Rewards from patience
  • Specific instructions from ayahuasca
  • Distinctions of your inner voice or legit psychedelic advice
  • The "heart" in Thailand
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Ep 89 - The Chaos Magician's Approach To Psychedelic Ceremonies With Julian Vayne | How To Bring Pleasure Back To Psychedelics

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There is a relationship between the pleasurable or the ecstatic within the psychedelic state and it’s ability to transform us.
— Julian Vayne

Julian Vayne is an occultist and the author of numerous books, essays, journals and articles in both the academic and esoteric press. While his name is closely associated with chaos magic Julian is also an initiated Wiccan, member of the Kaula Nath lineage and Master Mason. Over the past 30 plus years he has participated in group ceremony with a variety of druids, shamans and others as well as sharing his own practice through public workshops, retreats and networks of practitioners including The Illuminates of Thanateros. 

Show Notes

  • Connections made through psychedelic experiences
  • The healer role
  • The teacher role
  • Intentions behind Getting Higher
  • How to bring fun back into the psychedelic experience
  • Are we losing the sense of fun in today's age?
  • Guilt from pleasures of drugs
  • The most fun Julian had on psychedelics
  • Julian's music of choice
  • Psychedelic connection with music
  • Is MDMA psychedelic?
  • Peyote
  • Is western culture disrespecting native culture and their medicine?
  • Generalizations of culture
  • Racism paranoia 
  • Cultural appropriation 
  • What Julian wants you to learn most from Getting Higher
  • Do you need to find native Amazonian shamans for ayahuasca?
  • Is it dangerous to administer ayahuasca yourself?

Continued in our PLUS+ Extension:

  • Occult magic
  • Are psychedelics interrelated with magic?
  • Science backed magic
  • Power of placebo and the human imagination
  • Magic divination 
  • Being "punk" with psychedelic
  • Techgnosis
  • The dark secrets of chaos magic 
  • Negative feedback from psychedelic traditionalists
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Ep 88 - The Good, The Bad, The Ugly Of 2017! Year In Review & Preview With Mike Brancatelli!

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2017 in review and 2018 in preview with Ed Liu and Mike Brancatelli!

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Ep 87 - Expanding Psychedelic Consciousness With Dr. Richard Louis Miller | Morality, Sexual Desires, Transhumanism

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My early [psychedelic] experience was unique, monumental, and opened the doors of perception.
— Dr. Richard Louis Miller

Dr. Richard Louis Miller is an American Clinical Psychologist, owner of Wilbur Hot Springs Health Sanctuary, and broadcaster who hosts the Mind Body Health & Politics talk radio program, a syndicated talk show which airs on Public Radio affiliate KZYX FM and KZYX.org in Mendocino County, California. Dr. Miller was also Founder and chief clinician of the nationally acclaimed, pioneering, Cokenders Alcohol and Drug Program. Dr. Miller’s new book, Psychedelic Medicine, available now.

Show Notes

  • Who is Dr. Richard Louis Miller?
  • The introduction of psychedelics
  • Dr. Miller's first LSD experience
  • Belonging to nature
  • The major forces at play
  • Selling yourself to the industrial world
  • End is near for our current form of consciousness
  • ILLIAC (Illinois Automatic Computer)
  • Robotic intelligence
  • Sexual pleasures
  • The guilt around sex
  • Sex with self
  • Trait editing and the implications of the future
  • Dr. Miller's psychedelic realizations
  • The psychedelic movement
  • Legality predictions
  • Is microdosing psychedelic?
  • Personal experimentation with psychedelics
  • Safety precautions of microdosing

    Continued in our PLUS+ Extension:
     
  • Any right way to do psychedelics?
  • Ethical implications of psychedelics
  • Does psychedelics give us a moral compass?
  • 96% chimpanzee
  • Psychedelics outside of the US
  • Most fascinating guests from Dr. Miller's show
  • Weather Underground
  • Testosterone
  • Prescription medication and Moody Bitches
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Ep 86 - Psychedelic Christmas Awakening With Shonagh Home & Niles Heckman | Astrological Roots, Corporate takeover

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We’re losing our identity in the American corporate culture. It’s very important for us to look into our roots and call back our older rituals.
— Shonagh Home

Discover the psychedelic origins of Christmas and see through the facade of corporate manipulation to truly awaken this Christmas!

Shonagh Home is a shamanic therapist, teacher, author and poet. Shonagh holds the feminine voice for the reverent use of the sacred mushroom, authoring a book on the subject titled, 'Love and Spirit Medicine'. 

Niles Heckman is the director of the documentary series Shamans Of The Global Village. He is also a filmmaker and street photographer with a background creating visuals for high-end commercials, games cinematics, and Hollywood. 

Show Notes

  • What is Christmas?
  • Mainstream narrative of Christmas
  • Paganism
  • The days of the week and its meanings
  • Remembering our past
  • The corporate takeover of Christmas
  • The Great Depression and its effects on modern day consumerism
  • Edward Bernays
  • Astrological aspects of Christmas
  • The significance of the winter solstice
  • The anthropomorphism of nature
  • Mushrooms & Mankind
  • Knowing your astrological perspective
  • Who is Santa Claus?
  • Amanita muscaria
  • Mycorrhizal symbiosis
  • Entheogen, the divine within
  • John Marco Allegro
  • The Sacred Mushroom Of The Cross
  • Shamans of Siberia
  • Does it make sense to pass psychedelic particles through urine?
  • Flying reindeer and Rudolph's red nose
  • Christmas stockings
  • When did western culture adopt the Christmas traditions of today?
  • Who are the people keeping the true story of Christmas from the public?
  • Invitation of the tree spirits of spring
  • Capitalism and its influence of mindset
  • Reclaiming your ancestral rituals
  • Etymology of words
  • Decisions between consumerism or withholding

    Continued in our PLUS+ Extension:
     
  • Triple crown of commerce
  • Christmas consumerism dilemma
  • Recognizing seductions
  • Knowing thyself
  • Collectivism and individualism
  • Educating the self
  • Recognizing your spiritual journey
  • Why ask ourselves the hard questions to ascend if we're only here for a limited time?
  • Things you can do start ascending
  • Targets of corporations
  • Seeing through the the artificial overlay on nature
  • Steeped in WiFi, and harmful signals
  • Bypassing the corporate hack and seeing clearly
  • Begin the journey to awaken from the illusions of our surroundings
  • Education through learning from wise elders
  • Process of growth and learning
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A MASSIVE THANK YOU to our $55 patron Mark Question (@psychonautdivision) from Austin, TX. You're our very first "Heroic Dose" patron and your support means tons to Psychedelic Milk. You are an epic human being!

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