Free Online Books, Journals, and Newsletters on Dreams, Lucid Dreaming, and Psychedelics

3 Jul

This page will be updated regularly with links to FREE online books, journals, and newsletters related to dreams and lucid dreaming, entheogens/psychedelics, and brain/consciousness/mind stuff..

You’ll find entire books released in PDF format for download and viewing (and printing), or books published online that you can read over the web. I’ve also included links to journals and newsletters that you can read for free online.

If a link is broken or if you have something to suggest I add, please email me.



PS Recommended items are highlighted in bold.

Last Updated: July 3, 2008

Newsletters and Journals

LDE: The Lucid Dream Exchange Newsletter (requires free Yahoo Groups account) – note: this is a currently active lucid dream newsletter!

Lucidity Letter Archive

MAPS Bulletin

DreamViews Newsletter – Submissions needed!

Free Books


Ketamine Dreams (PDF file)

The Secret Chief: Conversations with a pioneer of the underground psychedelic therapy movement – By Myron Stolaroff (online book)

Thanatos To Eros, 35 Years of Psychedelic Exploration (online book)

Drugs & Mysticism: An Analysis of the Relationship between Psychedelic Drugs and Mystical Consciousness (online book)

From Erowid

PiHKAL: Phenethylamines I Have Known And Loved: A Chemical Love Story – By Alexander and Ann Shulgin (online book)

TiHKAL: Tryptamines i Have Known And Loved: The Continuation – By Alexander and Ann Shulgin (online book)

The Psychedelic Experience: a manual based on the Tibetan Book of the Dead – By Timothy Leary, Ph.D., Ralph Metzner, Ph.D., & Richard Alpert, Ph.D. (online book)

Salvinorin: The Psychedelic Essence of Salvia divinorum (online book)

Ayahuasca: alkaloids, plants & analogs (online book)

The Essential Psychedelic Guide (online book)

Varieties of Psychedelic Experience (PDF file)

Psychedelic Encyclopedia (PDF file)

Journeys into Bright World (PDF file)

From Sunrise Dancer

Hallucogens And Culture – by Peter T. Furst (PDF file)

Storming Heaven: LSD and the American Dream – by Jay Stevens (PDF file)

More Online Books

Out of Body Experiences: How to Have Them and What to Expect (online book)

Course on Consciousness – by Ian Wilson – A spectacular book on lucid dreaming and consciousness! (online book)

States of Consciousness – by Charles T. Tart (online book)

Traveling: An Accidental Expert’s How-To Leave Your Body Handbook – by Alan Guiden (online book)

Drugs, Brains, and Behavior – by C. Robin Timmons & Leonard W. Hamilton (online book)

Religions, Values, and Peak Experiences – by Abraham H. Maslow (online book)

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