Useful Links & Reading

Recommended Reading

Stephen Beyer (2009). Singing to the Plants: A Guide to Mestizo Shamanisim in the Upper Amazon. New Mexico: New Mexico Press)

Carlos Castenada (1968) The Teachings of Don Juan: A Yaqui Way of Knowledge. California: University of California Press.

Marlene Dobkin de Rios (1992) Amazon Healer: The life and Times of an Urban Shaman. Dorset: Prism Press.

Robert Forte (1997) Entheogens and the Future of Religion. San Francisco: Council on Spiritual Practices.

Aldous Huxley (1959). The Doors of Perception and Heaven and Hell. Great Britain: Penguin Books.

Beatriz Labate & Clancy Cavnar (Eds.) (2014) The Therapeutic Uses of Ayahuasca USA: Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg.

Beatriz Labate & Clancy Cavnar (Eds.) (2014) Ayahuasca Shamanism in the Amazon and Beyond. New York: Oxford University Press.

Timothy Leary, Ralph Metzner & Richard Alpert (Ram Dass) (1964) The Psychedelic Experience: A Manual Based on The Tibetan Book of the Dead. London: Penguin Classics, 2008.

Luis Edwardo Luna &. Pablo Amaringo (1993). Ayahuasca Visions: The Religious Iconography of a Peruvian Shaman. Berkeley, CA: North Atlantic Books.

Gabor Mate M.D. (2003) When the Body Says NO: Exploring the Stress-disease Connection. John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Terrance McKenna (1992) Foods of the Gods: A Radical History of Plants, Drugs and Human Evolution. London: Random House Group.

Jeremy Narby (1998) The Cosmic Serpent: DNA and the Origins of Knowledge. London: Orion.

Daniel Pinchbeck (2002) Breaking Open the Head: A Psychedelic Journey into the Heart of Contemporary Shamanism. Broadway Books.

Rick Strassman (2001) DMT: The Spirit Molecule: A Doctor's Revolutionary Research into the Biology of Near-Death and Mystical Experiences. Vermont: Park Street Press.

Robert Tindall (2008) The Jaguar That Roams the Mind: An Amazonian Plant Spirit Odyssey, Park Street Press: Rochester, Vermont.

Michael J. Winkelman, & Thomas B. Roberts (Eds.) (2007) Psychedelic medicine: New Evidence for hallucinogenic substances as treatments. Westport: Praeger.