An Ayahuasca Retreat Claims to Sell 'Miracles.' Former Workers and Guests Say It's Unsafe and Abusive.
Celebrity guests love Rythmia, a psychedelic retreat in Costa Rica. Insiders, though, describe a dangerous environment.
The “spirit molecule” is edging further into the mainstream, thanks to vapes that compress an hours-long trip into a ten-minute one.
Psychedelics got the comedian through his late 30s – and provided the subject of his new stand-up show 'Spirit Hole'.
“Women are more likely to naturally have that maternal instinct and sensitivity to be a shaman. But over centuries, their power and agency was taken away and given to men.”
The dominant narrative about psychedelics is that they are closely linked to shamanism and have been used in many Amazonian cultures for thousands of years. But there is little reliable evidence to actually back that claim.
Meet Mike "Zappy" Zapolin, who acts as a combination of a psychedelic trip sitter and procurer for celebrities.
A sixth religious group in Canada has been granted an exemption to use the hallucinogenic tea, known for causing visions and vomiting, as part of its ceremonies.