Psychedelics and Spirituality – on Cannabis, Ayahuasca, LSD, Psilocybin | Shanmugam's Diary – Epi 3

‘Psychedelics and Spirituality – on Cannabis, Ayahuasca, LSD, Psilocybin’ is the title for Episode 3 of my Vlog series titled ‘Shanmugam’s diary’.. Some people …


  1. Hi Shanmugam. Cannabis is classed as a psychedelic but however I don't think you can speak about psychedelics generally as its effects do not compare to other substances.
    I also recommend reading up properly on other substances – maybe checking out The Doors of Perception by Aldous Huxley. He discusses the Mysterium Tremendum – to get a better idea of this "dice roll" that you speak of.
    I agree that psychedelics do not offer a view of the reality but they do offer an opportunity to view the reality of the self which is something that is to be embraced in the every day practice.
    This is a very broad topic and I don't think ruling out psychedelics is nessecary – albeit they aren't nessecary in their own right to achieve spiritual enlightenment. Ram Dass covers this topic.

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