By Stanislav Grof, Hal Zina Bennett
Publish 12 months note: initially released in 1993
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Stanislav Grof, rational mystic and heretic of mainstream psychology, maps out the bounds of the frontiers of attention exploration. utilizing the halogram (any a part of which encodes the full in its entirety) as a metaphor for awareness, Grof proposes a brand new cartography of the psyche, his basic landmarks being these linked to "non-ordinary" states of realization, e.g., parapsychology, trance and draginduced states, shamanism, mystic visions, and "psychotic disorders."
Grof used to be one of the first (and turned one of the final) to noticeably test with and map the results of LSD-25. His latest experiments skip the necessity for LSD, utilizing respiring and track to invoke reviews that emulate descriptions of close to demise and beginning bear in mind experiences.
About the Authors:
Stanislav Grof, M.D., is a psychiatrist who has been important investigator on the Psychiatric study Institute in Prague, leader of Psychedelic learn on the Maryland Psychiatric examine middle, and assistant professor of psychiatry at Johns Hopkins college. he's now professor of psychology on the California Institute of quintessential experiences. His 20 books contain past the mind, Psychology of the long run, The Cosmic Genius, and non secular Emergency. He lives in California.
Hal Zina Bennett, Ph.D., is a lecturer, advisor, and the writer or co-author of twenty-seven books, together with The Lens of belief, The good physique ebook (with Mike Samuels, M.D.), The Holotropic brain (with Stanislav Grof, M.D.), and keep on with Your Bliss (with Susan J. Sparrow). he's additionally a contributing editor to Shaman's Drum magazine