Salon2 016 – “Psychedelic Stories from Victoria”

PROGRAM NOTES: Date this lecture was recorded: May 3, 2017 For convincing your relatives about the power of MDMA, have them listen to the first story in this episode and then read this article where Oprah’s senior editor reports on the healing and then tries it herself: Inside the Investigation: Can MDMA Heal Psychological Trauma? […]

Salon2-015 – “Mary Porter’s Peyote Church”

Guest speaker: Mary Porter PROGRAM NOTES: Date this lecture was recorded: 2017 Around the kitchen table, we hear from the powerhouse Mary Porter, a Native woman who, after her wild years staying away from the medicine, founded the Looking Glass Peyote Church. The episode ends with hearing from a discriminating young veteran about his experience, […]

Salon2 014 – “Psymposia Stories from Los Angeles”

Guest speaker: Various PROGRAM NOTES: Date this lecture was recorded: April 26, 2017 Psymposia hopes that you enjoy these stories from Los Angeles. Besides the police officer Michael Wood & UltraCulture’s Jason Louv and an array of other storytellers who have fathomed hell or soared angelic. This episode ends with one of the most powerful […]

Salon2 013 – “Pallamary’s Paths of Shamanism”

Guest speaker: Matt Pallamary PROGRAM NOTES: Date this interview was recorded: April 28, 2017 After hearing from Matt Pallamary at the San Diego storytelling in last week’s episode, here’s an interview with him about the tools of shamanism applied to writing, the pitfalls of gurus and his many stories and lessons from his decades spent […]

Salon2 012 – “Psychedelic Stories from San Diego”

Guest speakers: Various PROGRAM NOTES: Date this lecture was recorded: April 27, 2017 Here’s the storytelling session from San Diego. It’s an especially powerful gathering thanks to the Aware Project creating community there. Plus, lucky story #7 comes from Lorenzo himself and includes a great history on the importance of the talks in Palenque, Mexico. […]

Salon2 011 – “Psychedelic Therapy for Veterans”

Guest speaker: Ian Benouis Date this lecture was recorded: May 2017 This week we talk with the veteran Ian Benouis who works to connect those who served with the plant medicines. He works with the Weed for Warriors project and the Veterans for Entheogenic Therapy. You can see their project of taking 6 soldiers with PTSD […]

Salon2 010 – “Stories from Boulder, Colorado”

PROGRAM NOTES: Date these stories were recorded: April 15, 2017 Today’s podcast features the Psymposia Stories from Boulder, CO. A wide-range of people gathered under Naropa University to share their personal tales. Download MP3 PCs – Right click, select option Macs – Ctrl-Click, select option

Salon2 009 – “Cannabis and Spirituality”

Guest speaker: Stephen Gray PROGRAM NOTES: Date this lecture was recorded: April 2017 This week we talk with Stephen Gray, the editor & writer who pulled together the excellent collection of essays titled: “Cannabis and Spirituality: An Explorer’s Guide to an Ancient Plant Spirit Ally” In other vital news, if you’ve spent the last many […]

Salon2 008 – “Psymposia Stories – Austin, TX”

Guest speakers: Various PROGRAM NOTES: Date this lecture was recorded: April 13, 2017 Here’s our next set of stories from the Blue-Dot tour’s stop in a library of Austin, Texas. Support Psymposia on Patreon to keep the events coming together and the podcast episodes flowing… Download MP3 PCs – Right click, select option Macs – […]

Salon2 007 – “Listening to Ayahuasca”

Guest speaker: Dr. Rachel Harris PROGRAM NOTES: We sit down with Dr. Rachel Harris who collected countless anecdotes of people’s work with ayahuasca and condensed them into the excellent book: Listening to Ayahuasca: New Hope for Depression, Addiction, PTSD, and Anxiety. If you enjoy the work of Psymposia, come join the Blue Dot Tour or […]