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Zig Zag Zen 

Buddhism and Psychedelics



Edited by Allan Badiner

Art Editor - Alex Grey 

Preface by Huston Smith 

Foreword by Stephen Batchelor.

2015. Santa Fe, NM: Synergetic Press (New Edition)


Available from Synergetic Press


Interviews and essays on the intersecting themes of Buddhism and psychedelics. Contains, among other essays, “A New Look at the Psychedelic Tibetan Book of the Dead” by Ralph Metzner; “A Brief History of Buddhism in America" by Rick Fields; “Psychedelic Experience and Spiritual Practice” by Jack Kornfield with Robert Forte; “A Buddhist-Psychedelic History of Esalen Institute” with Michael Murphy and George Leonard; “Buddhism, Shamanism and Thangka Paintings” by Claudia Müller-Ebeling and Christian Rätsch; “Shadow Paths” by Peter Matthiesen; “DMT Dharma” by Rick Strassman; “Relative Truth” by Brigid Meier; "Yagé and the Yanas" by Allan Badiner; “Buddhism and the Psychedelic Society” with Terence McKenna; “Liberty and LSD” by John Perry Barlow; “The Zen Commandments” by Lama Surya Das; “Buddhism and Psychedelics” by James Fadiman and Kokyo Henkel.  Illustrated with full color reproductions of art by  Alex Grey, Allyson Grey, Android Jones, Mati Klarwein, Bernard Meisner, Mariko Mori, Odilon Redon, Amanda Sage, Robert Venosa, Carey Thompson, Dean Chamberlain and others. 


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