need altered states of consciousness ... and here's why ...
exploration of altered states of consciousness can
us more open, more compassionate, more creative, and more flexible.
by exploring altered states of consciousness we can deepen our spirituality,
discover new ideas about life, and even solve intractable problems.
being an 'altered states' adventurer
be hard going ...
do you bring your experiences out there into this world?
your friends and family may not appreciate where you're coming from,
what you're looking for, or what you've found.
is one of the hardest parts of being a "psychonaut": how
can you put into words your extraordinary realizations and magnificent
" a deceptively simple expression of the nature of the
divine, with breathtaking artwork."
the times, london
is a book, based on altered states, that expresses the deepest mystical
understanding of reality.
me, martin boroson distills years of altered states research
into into a
simple, profound story that everyone can appreciate.
marty studied philosophy at yale,
trained in transpersonal psychology, and has helped thousands of people
experience deep altered states of consciousness for healing and personal
growth. to write this altered states book, he drew on his own
explorations, the experiences of his clients, and his training with
dr. stanislav grof, one of the world's leading experts in altered states
stanislav grof, m.d., author of
[becoming me] is a wonderful book.
combining deep personal experience and creative imagination,
martin boroson [has] succeeded in conveying in a simple and
easily understandable form the wisdom of the perennial spiritual
companion for the whole journey through altered states.
book manages to distill so much about the spiritual path that it can
support you in your entire journey through altered states of consciousness
... a companion at whatever stage you find yourself (or lose yourself).
you can meditate on one page at a time, or read the whole story through
as a kind of psychedelic bedtime story. you will undoubtedly recognize
many of your experiences in its pages.
from rich endpapers
golden oozing goo of creation to the gloriously hued chaotic
mass at its end, we sense the relationship of color, light,
and sound in the cosmic creation. ... profound fun for
all ages .... a delight for anyone who enjoys pondering imponderables.
me conveys the extraordinary depth,
love of the mystical worldview.
because its language is so
simple and direct, you can share it with your children (and even your
parents). it's a wonderful starting point for any discussion
about your experiences and true beliefs.
(because its teaching is
universal, it has even united the praise of leaders of many different
touchtone for your altered states adventures ...
up to a page of becoming when you're in (or coming down from) an altered
state, and the deep meaning of the text and the brilliant colors of
the paintings will speak to you all the more powerfully. when
you're back in the ordinary world, becoming me is a great reminder of
where you traveled, and how non-ordinary this world really is.
chris gilvan-cartwright's images capture all the light and vibration
and color and play of the experience of altered states.
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is a mystic in every one of us," matthew fox has written,
"yearning to play again in the universe." ...
here god, who speaks the text, is a playful lover who creates
a world of diversity. ... [becoming me] draws out
the mystic in us all and affirms love as the linchpin of the universe.
book confirms how valuable altered states can be ...
idea for becoming me came during a deep meditation, a climax
to many years exploring altered state of consciousness. the
fact that becoming me has appealed to buddhist, catholic,
protestant, jewish, hindu and new age leaders, as well as scientists,
psychologists, and atheists, suggests to me that by exploring altered
states of consciousness in a responsible way, we can each experience
the eternal truths at the source of each religion. these truths
are timeless, and they are beyond what any particular tradition has
done with them. that is the great gift that altered states of
consciousness can offer us: the possibility to refresh our spiritual
vision, and keep our understanding alive and vibrant."
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