Many people today seek an expansion of mind with them. So what other worlds, intelligences and entities are being encountered and sought in such experiences?
We focus on psychedelics and spiritual paths, and why they are of such interest now. We explore the effects they have and how these relate to other altered states of consciousness, from dreams and divine encounters to inspired visions. We ask how these experiences can be transformative, and whether they can be accessed in other ways.
What dangers might be encountered, both psychological and spiritual, and what can be learnt from ancient mystery traditions and the ecstatic journeys charted by writers from Plato to Dante?