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Peyote: 10 Incredible Health Benefits of Mexico's Psychedelic Plant

Posted in Psychedelic Culture   |  By SOL

The hallucinogenic plant peyote – native to Mexico – has been the subject of considerable interest and controversy in recent years. Growing ever-more popular with curious outsiders, human rights campaigners have pointed out that peyote is sacred to the indigenous Huichol people and demand from trippy travelers is putting the plant at risk. Recreational use of peyote is illegal in the United States, so its use there is also an inevitable cause of controversy.

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Ozora Festival

Posted in Psychedelic Culture   |  By SOL

The summer of 1999 saw a total eclipse of the sun happening over Europe. Eclipses always drew people to celebrate. And since Goa and Psytrance started to happen, small parties emerged wherever there were Eclipses happening. But 1999 had the eclipse in Europe and the totality going over Hungary and a guy named Fish decided to make a big festival in a small place in the middle of nowhere in Hungary called Ozora. Yes, you know that name… Thousands of people from all around the world gathered in a unique celebration that non of those who attended will ever forget.

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Jaroslaw Jasnikowski - a surrealist of the young generation

Posted in Art   |  By SOL

Jaroslaw Jasnikowski - a Polish painter and surrealist of the young generation.

In Jasnikowski's paintings you can observe much of Salvadore Dali's influence and other Polish painters such as W. Siudmach, R. Oblinski. Although the subject-matter deals not only with couragous visualisation of every-day problems or general overview of our world on different angles. It also shows an alternative version of the world. 

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Spiritual Significance of the Solstice and Equinox

Posted in Psychedelic Culture   |  By SOL
The sun — the source of life and light to every living physical thing — is a unifying force, a blazing fire, and the giver and destroyer of life. So it’s not surprising it has held so much importance through the ages, across distant continents, times, cultures, civilizations, and religions – tracing right back to the original global religion of the sun.

Throughout time people gathered to honor and celebrate the sun during the solstice and equinox with special ceremonies, rituals, and observances.

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Meet The Artist: Mat Coll

Posted in Art   |  By SOL

Mat Coll is an artist that creates Psychedelic images created using the DeepStyle method. His artist name and nickname is "Schizo". He is 41 years old and leaving and working in Germany. He says that his favorite culture is the Psychedelic Trance scene for about 25 years. So beside a normal job he tries to live and support this psychedelic lifestyle.

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3D Printed Wearables Bio-Engineered With Bacteria That Can Embed Living Matter

Posted in Fashion   |  By SOL

Neri Oxman and a group of creatives from the MIT mediated matter group in collaboration with Christoph Bader and Dominik Kolb have developed a technology to create digitally manufactured wearables with multi-material 3D printing machinery. the project, entitled ‘wanderers: wearables for interplanetary pilgrims’, was introduced as part of ‘the sixth element: exploring the natural beauty of 3D printing’, at Euromold in Frankfurt.

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Unveiling the Mystics of Sacred Geometry

Posted in Psychedelic Culture   |  By SOL

What is sacred geometry? Pythagoras described geometry as visual music. Music is created by applying laws of frequency and sound in certain ways. States of harmonic resonance are produced when frequencies are combined in ways that are in unison with universal law.

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7 Zen Principles and How to Apply Them to Modern Life

Posted in Psychedelic Culture   |  By SOL

“Before enlightenment, chop wood, carry water. After enlightenment, chop wood, carry water.” ~ Zen Proverb

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Meet The Artist: Robert Steven Connett

Posted in Art   |  By SOL

Robert Steven Connett  takes his current inspiration from biological forms, both flora and fauna, micro and macro, land and ocean dwelling. Connett uses acrylic paint to portray  dark and bizarre worlds teaming with diminutive life.

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Terence McKenna's : True Hallucinations ~ A Documentary Film

Posted in Psychedelic Culture   |  By SOL

"True Hallucinations", yet another brilliant documentary on the life of Terence McKenna ... Aficionados of Terence McKenna need no introduction to the story that started it all. A journey through the Amazon basin becomes an experiment to hyper-carbolate human DNA.

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Featured: Daniel Popper | Interactive Installations For The Psyche

Posted in Art   |  By SOL

Daniel Popper is a multi disciplinary artist who’s unafraid of a challenge or the seemingly impossible.

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Cannabis Psychedelia: The Meaning, History, and State of the Art

Posted in Psychedelic Culture   |  By SOL

‘Is cannabis a psychedelic?’ The short answer is yes. Let’s take a look at what the word psychedelic means, and whether or not cannabis fits the description. Next, we’ll go over some historical facts and writings and discover that cannabis in its edible form was often used as a psychedelic.

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The Best Psytrance Festivals in the World (2018 edition)

Posted in News   |  By SOL

Are you searching for that ultimate psychedelic trance festival experience?

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Meet The Artist: Hakan Hisim

Posted in Art   |  By SOL

Hakan Hısım's art is deeply influenced by non-ordinary states of being. His art shows an awe of the natural world, and its beautiful contrast with the alien, transpersonal nature of mystical experiences.

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The Visionary Imagery Of Mark Henson

Posted in Art   |  By SOL

In his vibrant colored oil paintings he delights in emulating the divine by bringing something out of nothing into its own sense of existence.

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Meet The Artist - Lobsang Melendez Ahuanari

Posted in Art   |  By SOL

Lobsang Melendez Ahuanari was born in 1994, on the 20th of February in the city of Pucallpa (or tierra colorada). Craddle of the visionary artist pioneer Pablo Amaringo and of Luis Tamani an emerging talent.

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Do LaB

Posted in Art   |  By SOL

Design, build, and nurture festivals and event experiences that inspire authentic connections to ourselves, our community and the environment.

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Astrograf - Graffiti Artist

Posted in Art   |  By SOL

Parisian graffiti artist Astro contorts flat architectural facades into illusory vortexes with a vibrant graphic twist.

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The Adventurous Spark (TAS) - Visual Art

Posted in Art   |  By SOL

 The Adventurous Spark, also known simply as TAS, is a graphic designer, visual artist and VJ from Graz, Austria

 

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Daniel Mirante

Posted in Art   |  By SOL

Fine art specialist, oil and egg tempera painter, teacher at The Vienna Academy of Visionary Art and independent workshops.

 

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Visionary Art - Luis Tamani

Posted in Art   |  By SOL

Luis presents, through his paintings, his vision of life: We all come from the One and we are all returning to the One.

 

 

 

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Awesome Psytrance Covers

Posted in Art   |  By SOL

Enjoy this gallery of great psytrance covers

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Inspirational Yoga Quotes To Soothe The Soul And Bring Enlightenment

Posted in Psychedelic Culture   |  By SOL

The following is a compilation of yoga quotes to warm your heart when you are searching for words to explain your intensity, reaffirm your spirituality, help you meditate, and bring you wisdom.

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20 Most Amazing Party Locations

Posted in Psychedelic Culture   |  By SOL

Psytrance culture the location, nature, all that surrounds the party is a major component of what the party is – it’s a crucial part of the experience.

 

 

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Goa in the 70s & 80s

Posted in Psychedelic Culture   |  By SOL

What was it about Goa, the former Portuguese colony, that became the smallest Indian state in 1961, that made it into a haven for hippies, freaks, misfits and independent minds from around the world?

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