Sep 7, 2020 • 1HR 7M

Dr. Mark Ferrara on the Peak Experiences of Cannabis and Spirituality

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One of the most important relationships that human beings have with plants is changing our consciousness. Dr. Mark Ferrara discusses this in a recent essay and in his book, “Sacred Bliss: A Spiritual History of Cannabis.” It’s about peak experiences and psychological health, how this relates to Maslow’s hierarchy of needs, and how the history of the great civilizations gives us a blueprint for using plants like cannabis to transcend ourselves and to bond with our community and the cosmos. 


His recent paper: 

Peak-experience and the entheogenic use of cannabis in world religions 


His wonderful book: 

Sacred Bliss - A Spiritual History of Cannabis