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. […]

Podcast 542 – “Shamans of the Global Village”

Become a Patron! Guest speakers: Rak Razam and Niles Heckman PROGRAM NOTES: Date this lecture was recorded: August 2016 Today’s podcast features the 2016 Palenque Norte Lecture by documentary film makers Rak Razam and Niles Heckman. In addition to discussing their work with indigenous people, they discuss the making of their documentary, “Shamans of the […]

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 […]

Salon 2 006 – “Stories from Athens”

Guest speaker: Various PROGRAM NOTES: Date this lecture was recorded: April 11, 2017 Today’s program features some stories that the Psymposia Team recorded in Athens, Georgia on their Blue Dot Tour. Download MP3 PCs – Right click, select option Macs – Ctrl-Click, select option

Salon2 005 – “Psychoactive Drug Research”

Guest speaker: Dennis McKenna & Lex Pelger PROGRAM NOTES: Lex talks with Dennis McKenna about the upcoming ESPD50 conference: the Ethnopharmacologic Search for Psychoactive Drugs 50th Anniversary Symposium Lex also announces Psymposia’s first sale on Patreon & asks for your help to keep bringing people together online & offline. Perks include hemp Psymposia shirts, blotter […]