#147 Cora Keegan

 
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All religion, my friend, is simply evolved out of fraud, fear, greed, imagination, and poetry
— Edgar Allan Poe

After 2 years of living her best life, Cora returns to make her 4th appearance on the show. In this episode we talk about her recent bad ayahuasca ceremony hosted by someone who may have been a plastic shaman.

The experience was awful and her tale us both a funny and great reminder to research who guides your ayahuasca ceremonies.

Looking for a safe and sane place to do ayahuasca? Contact my friends at roninsina.com

Listen to Cora’s Podcast on iTunes. And listen to her episode better explaining good ayahuasca experiences on apple.

Follow Cora on Instagramand Twitter.

Recorded March 21, 2019 in Los Angeles, CA.

 

#144 Kasey Holt

 
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I met Kasey while she was playing violin at an ayahuasca ceremony. We ended up talking about cults so I decided to further the conversation on a podcast. Our conversation swims around cults, music, creativity, and ayahuasca.

Recorded Friday, Feb 8, 2019 in Redondo Beach, CA

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NOTES:
Kasey’s Instagram: @kaseycarolyn
Kasey on Spotify
Kasey’s site: kaseyholt.com

The gross music of Schoenberg

MD’s Instagram: @TheMichaelDonovan
Buy February’s Poster of the Month

 

#129 Ayahuasca: Nicole and Michael's Magic Ride

 

Join Nicole and I on a psychedelic road trip in Ecuador guided by Maestro Sina of the Shipibo tribe. This is our spiritual journey through icaros and ayahuasca. Together we go through a beautiful healing and rebirth.

(The music you're hearing is an Icaros)

Thanks to Courtney for watching over us!

Recorded in Montanita, Ecuador

 

#113 Anonymous 2: The It

 
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Our second episode from the anonymous series is a psychological nightmare and lesson on self healing centered around the mind and body.

Today's guest is a photographer in his mid 20's who elects for surgery to improve his vision. The procedure goes awry and he finds himself battling depression and crippling pain for over a year.

The experience leads him to an addiction to klonopin he is forced to overcome. Eventually he seeks healing at an ayahuasca ceremony in Peru but is forced to repeat his trauma when he returns home to New York.

We begin by learning about his journey, then explore how the incident challenges him in an area he least expects it: his sex life and manhood.

The entire process forces him to deal with "The It," an invisible force attacking his humanity by finding cracks in emotional weakness.

Our guest explains how The It manifests itself in your life through physical pain and gives you the task to confront the emotional pain causing you pain. 

 

#105 Dennis McKenna

 
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The incomparable Dennis McKenna joins MDWH to talk about plant medicine, ayahuasca, drugs, consciousness, community... and aliens. Dennis and I explore some questions, concerns, and ideas including:
• What will happen with psychedelic research following the election results?
• Is ayahuasca at risk of over harvesting and depletion due to the recent trend in ayahuasca exploration?
• What can we learn from plants?
• What is the interesting stuff in science right now?
• How technos and bios are merging
• Elegant design of nature parallel to human culture
• The unspoken connection of UFO/Alien research and psychedelics
 

Brotherhood of the Screaming Abyss
symbiolifesciences.com
Living Mystery Symposium in Hawaii

 

#41 Yasmine & Petteri

 

Following an ayahuasca ceremony, Yasmine, Petteri and I recap our lessons from beyond and sort out life. We also talk about comedy, the power of laughter, healers, dealing with challenging people, getting unstuck and more. This is the episode where I lighten the fuck up. 

 

#8: Ayahuasca (part 2)

 

EPISODE 8: Ayahuasca w/ Petteri & Rebecca (Part 2) 
Following Episode 7's preparation for the Ayahuasca ceremony, we join Petteri and Rebecca the day after their ceremony. This is Rebecca's first time whereas it is Petteri's 10th time. We learn that sometimes the buildup doesn't match the outcome, but it's just as exciting in it's own way. Rebecca works out some things she experienced while modeling in Asia and Petteri starts to examine how to run his retouching business. 

 

#7: Ayahuasca (part 1)

 

EPISODE8: Ayahuasca w/ Petteri & Rebecca (Part 1) 
Today is Rebecca's first time at an icaros ceremony where she will be drinking the South American plant medicine, ayahuasca. After a short talk with her and Petteri about time in China and Finland, we move on to talk about ayahuasca and the the state of psychedelics, medicine, and mental health in our culture. 

Listen to an Icaros Song
Graham Hancock's banned TED talk on Ayahuasca