Jantar Mantar
The observatories of Jai Singh

In the early 18th century Maharajah Sawaii Jai Singh II of Jaipur constructed five astronomical observatories in North India, known as Jantar Mantar.

Terence McKenna
An Ocean of Ideas

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 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.

All watched over by
machines of loving grace

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.

Polynesian Wayfinders
The knowledge of the ancestors

The ancient art of wayfinding is an almost forgotten skill once common throughout the Pacific.

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.

Jacque Fresco
The Venus Project

Today I picked up one of my favorite books, Island by Aldous Huxley, his radical blueprint for a better world.…

Phil Kirkland
The psychedelic textbook solution

Back in the early 1970s, Phil Kirkland created surreal textbook illustrations, mostly for psychology and health books.

Art meets Science and Spirituality
in a changing Economy

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.

The Century of the Self
Death by Propaganda

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.

David Attenborough
The Tribal Eye

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
The Inner fire beyond the cold

Wim Hof is a modern-day yogi, a teacher of self-empowerment — not a stuntman.

David S. Goodsell
The Machinery of Life

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!

Sasha Shulgin’s
Notebooks and lab records

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

The Net
The Unabomber, LSD and the Internet

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.

Alexey Kashpersky
The uncanny body

Why is it that looking at an open body causes such revulsion?

DeepDream
Algorithmic pareidolia
And the hallucinatory code of perception

In June 2015 Google engineers released a couple of images that caused a stir for everyone who’s able to grasp…

Suren Manvelyan
Your Beautiful Eyes

Be warned, looking into somebody else’s eyes might never be the same again after seeing the following pictures.

Kirlian Photography
The blaze of the force

Kirlian believed that images created by Kirlian Photography might depict a conjectural energy field or aura, that surrounds all living things.

Buckminster Fuller
Everything I Know

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.

Jill Bolte Taylor
My Stroke of Insight

This account from lalaland is beautifully bridging the gap between science and spirituality to open up our perception of the world.

Armin Copp
Broken worlds without end

Fractals are a wonderful way of seeing infinity. Their beauty is only secondary after that lesson in perception.

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.

Hans Cousto
The Cosmic Octave
and the culture of ecstasy

Hans Cousto is a mathematician, musicologist and astrologer best known for his work on the Cosmic Octave.

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.

Richard Feynman
The pleasure of finding things out

Richard Feynman is one of those rare scientists who win you over with more than their titles and awards.

Steve Axford
Fungi, the recyclers

Steve Axford does what he likes most. It’s taking pictures and exploring the living world that unfolds evermore interconnectedness to him.

Comet 67P/C-G
Interception of a galactic voyager

Tomorrow November 12 the space probe Rosetta will deploy a lander to the surface of the comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.

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.

Hofmann’s Potion
The history of LSD

When the substance revealed itself to Albert Hofmann in 1943 he took on the responsibility and changed the world.

Seasons of Mars
Wind, dunes and dry ice

The Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter circles the red planet since 2006. The little spacecraft sends high-res pictures of Mars’ surface ever since.

Huxley’s Legacy
The art of living, loving and dying

At the time when I picked the name The Door Of Perception I didn’t know much about Aldous Huxley and his teachings — because that’s what his writings are, rather than novels.

Yudy Sauw
Insect Eyes

Take a close look at insects and remember how inconceivably wild and manifold life shapes on this planet.

Phillip Stearns
High Voltage Image Making

The series investigates the effects of high voltage and household cleaning products on instant pull apart color film.

Terence McKenna
Search For The Original Tree Of Knowledge

This is a 10 hour weekend workshop given by Terence McKenna in Boulder, Colorado May 29-31, 1992.

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…

Stanislav Grof
The Cosmic Game

My appreciation for this lecture is beyond words. Grof’s thoughts basically touch all the areas that I want to explore right now.

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.

Thomas Shearer
Galaxies frozen in time

Thomas Shearer’s main focus is on agate and I spent hours browsing his vast collection. I hope you enjoy it as much as I do.

Breath of the Gods
The origins of modern yoga

The documentary investigates the origins of modern yoga and presents especially Krishnamacharya’s life and teachings.

Paul Stamets
The future is fungi

Paul Stamets is a mycologist and a true renaissance visionary with a pathbreaking message.

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.

Bernard Durin
Beetles and other Insects

There’s a whole earth community that has nothing to do with human beings.

The Overview Effect
& Satellite imagery

Most probably I will never look down at mother ship earth from space. But some astronauts did when they set out to explore the final frontier.

Gurdjieff
In Search of the Miraculous

Gurdjieff’s teaching combines mystical elements of Sufism, Buddhism, Christianity, Gnosticism, Zoroastrianism and the Kabbalah.

Terence McKenna
Final Earthbound Interview

This video from 1998 is one of the last interviews before Terence passed away in April 2000.

Carl Gustav Jung
The Wisdom of the Dream

I’m reading the autobiography of Carl Gustav Jung. It was a name I’ve come across constantly and I knew there’s…

Ernst Haeckel
Kunstformen der Natur

The book Kunstformen der Natur (German for Art Forms of Nature) by the biologist Ernst Haeckel is a masterpiece of art and science.

Microcosmos
Le peuple de l’herbe

This documentary from 1996 is a celebration of life.

Rick Doblin
Myths About Psychedelic Drugs

Rick Doblin is the the founder of MAPS and one of the most prominent fighters for opening our culture to the healing power of psychedelics.

The Zen Mind

The Zen Mind is a fascinating journey across Japan to explore Zen in its natural habitat.

Entheo:Genesis
Awakening the Divine Within

The film examines the re-emergence of archaic techniques of ecstasy in the modern world by weaving a synthesis of ecological…

Cymatics
Bringing matter to life with sound

Cymatics is the study of visible sound and vibration. The phenomenon is visualized with various materials…

Stanislav Grof
Holotropic Breathwork

I just had an experience that left me totally overwhelmed. I went to my first group session of Holotropic Breathwork…

Theo Jansen
Kinetic automata

I follow Theo Jansen for many years now. What I like so much about his design approach is the playfulness…

Crystallized water
Revelation & Mystery

This message is so utterly beautiful in its implications that I just want to believe it! Love & gratitude materializes in beauty.

Roger Caillois
The Writing of Stones

Roger Caillois’ involvement with stones isn’t so much on a scientific level, he more created a philosophy around the inner worlds of the stones.

Exploring
micro worlds

After so much exploring the inner worlds and energetic realms, back to matter.