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Dreams, Film, and David Lynch

15 May

Watching films like Lost Highway and Mulholland Drive is like entering into someone else’s dream. Just like a dream, every scene carries an intangible sense of meaning to it while it is happening. Yet once it’s over there’s a disconnect to what was before and what is next; how this leads to that, how this […]

How To Make Calea Z Tea Taste Bitter…I mean Better!

10 May

Boiling a few grams of Calea Zacatechichi doesn’t leave you with the bestest tasting tea. In fact, it’s pretty nasty. I found the following quotes in the Erowid archives expressing this point, saying: “The tea is down right disgusting even when mixed with camomille, california poppy, and honey” ” How bad can boiled leaves possibly […]

How Well Can Can You Read in Your Dreams?

23 Apr

Can You Read In Your Dreams?

  I had a dream last night that Rob Bryanton from Imagining the Tenth Dimension wrote me a long letter. The pages were oversized and his handwriting style created big, large letters, making it appear almost comically cartoon-like. I knew I was dreaming when all I could read was the first line on each page, […]

The Shaman’s Dreamtime, My Diet with Ajo Sacha – full report

18 Mar

Moon photo by Jason Bache

  Here is Juans full and complete report from Peru. A short introduction is available here. During my one week diet with the teacher plant Ajo Sacha, I had so many lucid dreams that I was astonished. There were by far too many lucid dream experiences to journal on a daily basis, but I did […]

The Biological Basis of Mysticism? | A review of DMT: The Spirit Molecule by Rick Strassman

12 Mar

As you’re well aware of, I’m a geek for questions about consciousness. I love to think about issues such as understanding and defining experience, the nature of reality, the essence of the spiritual experience from both a physical and mental standpoint, and so on. So when I stumbled upon a book with the title of […]

Calea Zacatechichi: Smoking, Drinking, and Encapsulating the Dream Herb

18 Feb

Calea Zacatechichi gets quite a bit of attention from lucid dreamers. For good reason too: rumor has it that by smoking or drinking tea made from its leaves, you can experience extremely vivid dreams and hopefully – especially – have lucid dreams. Here’s a good definition lifted from the Wikipedia entry for dream herb: “Calea […]

Using Vitamin B6 for Dream Enhancement and Lucid Dreams

30 Oct

Vitamin B6 Dream Experiments

  Summary: Experimenting with doses between 150-400 MG over the course of 5 nights, I discovered that taking B6 in doses between 200-400 MG had an obvious effect on my dreams. They became aggressive, odd, vivid, often mean-spirited and disturbing. Only once did I experience a lucid dream. Night One: 150 MG B6 I had […]