In the early 18th century Maharajah Sawaii Jai Singh II of Jaipur constructed five astronomical observatories in North India, known as Jantar Mantar.
In this lecture Terence unfolds an ocean of ideas, a metaphor for the psychedelic dimension you are sailing out onto to cast the net of the human imagination to retrieve novel ideas out of the chaos.
Osho’s discourses on the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, given in Pune from 1973-76.
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.
A series of films about how humans have been colonized by the machines we have built. Although we don’t realize it, the way we see everything in the world today is through the eyes of the computers.
The ancient art of wayfinding is an almost forgotten skill once common throughout the Pacific.
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.
Today I picked up one of my favorite books, Island by Aldous Huxley, his radical blueprint for a better world.…
Back in the early 1970s, Phil Kirkland created surreal textbook illustrations, mostly for psychology and health books.
Artists, scientists, spiritual leaders and economists gathered in Amsterdam in 1990 to explore the emerging paradigm of a holistic world view and the implications for a global economy.
This series is about how those in power have used Freud’s theories to try and control the dangerous crowd in an age of mass democracy.
This series from 1975 takes us on a journey around the world to reveal the making and use of tribal art in some of the few places on earth where the traditions are intact.
Wim Hof is a modern-day yogi, a teacher of self-empowerment — not a stuntman.
Beneath our everyday world there is a miniature universe of cells, trillions of tiny worlds, unseen and beautiful. This is the machinery of life and it never rests!
Alexander Shulgin’s lab books were scanned in 2007 and made available online.
Critical thinking in regard to technology isn’t overworked these days and it can’t hurt to reconsider our current course and if it is leading us towards a prosperous future.
Why is it that looking at an open body causes such revulsion?
In June 2015 Google engineers released a couple of images that caused a stir for everyone who’s able to grasp…
Be warned, looking into somebody else’s eyes might never be the same again after seeing the following pictures.
Kirlian believed that images created by Kirlian Photography might depict a conjectural energy field or aura, that surrounds all living things.
R. Buckminster Fuller gave an extraordinary series of lectures concerning his entire life’s work. These thinking out loud lectures span 42 hours and examine in depth all of his major inventions and discoveries.
This account from lalaland is beautifully bridging the gap between science and spirituality to open up our perception of the world.
Fractals are a wonderful way of seeing infinity. Their beauty is only secondary after that lesson in perception.
Robert Gordon Wasson was an international banker, amateur mycologist, and author. It was him who reintroduced the ‘divine mushrooms’ to the West.
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…
For any culture which is primarily concerned with meaning, the study of death – the only certainty that life holds…
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.
Hans Cousto is a mathematician, musicologist and astrologer best known for his work on the Cosmic Octave.
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.
Richard Feynman is one of those rare scientists who win you over with more than their titles and awards.
Steve Axford does what he likes most. It’s taking pictures and exploring the living world that unfolds evermore interconnectedness to him.
Tomorrow November 12 the space probe Rosetta will deploy a lander to the surface of the comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.