Guy Debord
The Society of the Spectacle

This film is based on the 1967 book of the same name. It’s a radical critique of mass marketing and its role in the alienation of modern society.

The Psychedelic Experience
A Manual Based On the Tibetan Book of the Dead

The Psychedelic Experience: A Manual Based on The Tibetan Book of the Dead is an instruction manual intended for use…

Ashtanga Yoga
Mysore Style

The term Mysore Style means you practice a memorized yoga sequence without being led by a teacher. The role of the teacher is to guide as well as provide adjustments or assists in postures.

Osho on Yoga
The Alpha and the Omega

Osho’s discourses on the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, given in Pune from 1973-76.

Emilie Conrad
Continuum Movement

Continuum Movement is a dynamic inquiry into what it is to be a human being, providing a method to consciously explore ourself as an unfolding biological and planetary process.

Charles Fréger
Europe’s Wild Men

A primal heart still beats in Europe. Rural people all over the continent kept the connection to nature’s rhythm and celebrate the seasonal cycle. They invoke death but bestow fertile life.

John C. Lilly
Of Mountains and Molehills

This little chapter from The Center of the Cyclone by John C. Lilly turned out to be a piece of wisdom that stood the test of time.

Aldous Huxley
Island

This book isn’t a novel but rather a manifesto. The final work of Huxley is a sociological blueprint, a manual for living, loving and dying.

On Yoga
The Architecture of Peace

Michael O’Neill’s quest to capture the essence of yoga spans time, space, and peoples.

Alone
in the Wilderness

Filmed mostly on a stationary 16mm camera, this documentary is the modern-day Walden.

Henry David Thoreau
Walden, or Life in the Woods

“The American literature doesn’t have a more beautiful and more profound book than Walden” commented Hermann Hesse. And I knew…

Michael Ackerman
End Time City

End Time City is Michael Ackerman’s radical portrayal of the Indian city of Benares, the holy City of Light on the shore of the Ganges.

Erich Fromm
The Art Of Loving

The presentation of love as as a skill that can be taught and developed is all the more important for modern humans alienated from each other and from nature.

Sasha Shulgin’s
Notebooks and lab records

Alexander Shulgin’s lab books were scanned in 2007 and made available online.

Frieder Grindler
Posters 1963 – 2005

Frieder Grindler is one of the big names of German poster design in the second half of the 20th century.

Yoga
The Art of Transformation

Yoga: The Art of Transformation was the first major exhibition that explores the visual history of yoga.

Karlfried Graf Dürckheim
Der Körper den ich habe, Der Leib der ich bin

Dürckheim’s legacy is psychotherapy in the spirit of Zen. His books are classics of transpersonal psychology.

R. Gordon Wasson
Seeking the Magic Mushroom

Robert Gordon Wasson was an international banker, amateur mycologist, and author. It was him who reintroduced the ‘divine mushrooms’ to the West.

Mars
A photographic exploration

This book is the best reminder that a computer screen can’t replace the printing quality of a well produced book. The nuances of black are outstanding…

Arthur Schopenhauer
On death and life as dying

For any culture which is primarily concerned with meaning, the study of death – the only certainty that life holds…

Yoga
Made in GDR

A practice of self-enquiry like yoga isn’t on the agenda of a system of control and conformity. But even in East Germany people pursued this path, despite the risk of arousing suspicion.

Shamanic Healing
Travels into the next dimension

If you think you are a spiritual energetic being then you will heal yourself by merely realizing what you truly are. Shamans are your helpers on this path.

Marshall Rosenberg
Nonviolent Communication

This is a simple yet powerful method for clear, empathic communication beneficial for all of us.

Gabor Maté
In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts

Gabor Maté is a Canadian physician who specializes in the study and treatment of addiction. He radiates kindness and a deep understanding of the human condition.

Adrain Chesser
The Return

There are contemporary “back to the land” communities practicing a hunter-gatherer way of life. Projects like this will serve as a touchstone to those interested in living differently.

Jeremy Narby
The Cosmic Serpent

Research indicates that shamans access an intelligence, which they say is nature’s, and which gives them information that has stunning correspondences with molecular biology.

The Secret Life
Of Plants

Published in 1973, The Secret Life of Plants was written by Peter Tompkins and Christopher Bird. It is described as…

Stewart Brand
The Whole Earth Catalog

The Whole Earth Catalog, first published in 1968, can be considered the bible of counterculture in the 60s and 70s. It compiles tools that can empower the individual within the global community.

Simon G. Powell
The Psilocybin Solution

Simon G. Powell had no real budget or crew, but he did have a Hi-8 video camera, some music equipment, a computer and lots of inspiration.

Painted Land
Aboriginal Art

The art of the Australian Aborigines is one of the oldest artistic traditions alive. This selection shows paintings from the mid-fifties until now by artists from the Arnhem Land region in Northern Australia.

Matthew David Segall
Footnotes 2 Plato

My own infrequent writings are purely experientially and I’m not well-read enough to refer to the spiritual heritage of millenia. However others can.

Lennart Nilsson
A Child is Born

The mere fact that you exist is quite awesome. The way you came into this existence is a unsurpassable miracle hard to believe.