Thoughts on
Plasticity & Repetition

To me the main characteristics that constitute the human condition are plasticity and the tendency to repeat.

DOP Mixtape #1
The Ideal is Unreal

This is the first DOP mixtape, my very personal selection of music that stood the test of time.

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.

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.

Eating the fruit of perception
10.03.2014

I had an experience that still resonates and vibrates deep within me. If I can keep just a mere afterglow alive, I will be a changed man.

Stepping into the fire
Part III

I will step into the fire. The fire of self-discovery. This fire will not burn me, it will only burn what I am not.

Stanislav Grof
Holotropic Breathwork

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

Vipassana
Meditation

Isn’t it wonderful that the revelation of the psychedelic experience only confirms buddhist teachings.

Yoga
Being whole

This post is a reminder to myself: “Do Yoga. It’s good for you!” I was introduced to Ashtanga once and since then I know that I should follow this path.

John C. Lilly
Sensory Deprivation

Today I spent my first hour inside a floatation tank. If you never heard of it I recommend this article for a start: Sensory Deprivation Tanks. I just started to read a book by John C. Lilly the inventor of the tank. He also combined the lack of external stimuli with large doses of LSD.

Heinz Edelmann
My psychedelic childhood

Heinz Edelmann‘s illustrations really made a lasting impression on me as a child. His distinct style seemed all-around and I remember one picture book in particular.

Avishai Pearlson
The one breath
meditation

How would I want to breathe my one last breath?

Thoughts
09.09.2011

These are the insights of one night in september 2011. It’s straight from the heart as I felt it back then. I think it’s worth sharing.

The Ayahuasca diaries
A trip inside

In april this year I went to peru for a month. The reason for this trip was my recently wakened…