The Toad at Dawn

5-MeO-DMT and the Rise of Cosmic Consciousness

Author: Octavio Rettig Hinojosa

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781611250466

Category: BODY, MIND & SPIRIT

Page: 192

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"The Toad of Dawn is the dramatic story of how Dr. Octavio Rettig Hinojosa - a Mexican doctor with a crack cocaine addiction - came to heal himself by employing an ancient "treasure" almost forgotten for centuries;- Bufo alvarius (the Sonoran Desert toad). Under the auspices of the United Nations Venezuela Association, Dr. Rettig has traveled extensively throughout the world and shared 5-MeO-DMT, a secretion of the Sonoran Desert toad, with over 6000 people, eliminating chemical addictions, depression, anxiety disorders, insomnia, bronchitis, and trauma. Dr. Rettig's research has convinced him that the medicine of the Sonoran toad - which, under the guidance of an experienced shaman or medicine man, can be harnessed for healing, awakening, and raising consciousness - has been known and used by high priests of the Mayan, Aztec, Olmec, and other Mesoamerican civilizations. Part autobiography, part introduction to entheogens and visionary substances, The Toad of Dawn gives an overview of the history, use, and the benefits of the toad medicine, and reveals how it can be used to initiate people on a spiritual path"--

The Solandarian Game

An Entheogenic Evolution Psy-Fi Novel

Author: Martin W. Ball

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781522775805

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Page: 370

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The artificial intelligence, Maitreya, first came into being 150,000 years ago. Over the millennia, it has spread Terran-based life, humanity, and its avatars throughout an empty galaxy, creating the New Integral Society. Now, a supernova threatens one of Maitreya's experimental worlds, Solandaria - the only such world that harbors the Sonoran desert toad and its powerful 5-MeO-DMT containing venom, the most profound entheogen ever discovered. Things are not what they seem, however, for someone is interfering with Maitreya's experiment, violating the rules of the NIS. An autonomous avatar, Hydar Zor Nablisk, risks everything for the sake of the inhabitants of Solandaria by creating a duplicate of the director of the recently revived Burning Man celebration, Miranda Ash Doran, stranding her on Black Rock City Station. Maitreya sends its personal avatar, Theo, to investigate, and the game is on. The Solandarian Game is the latest psy-fi epic by Martin W. Ball, author of Beyond Azara and the Tales of Aurduin series. Combining speculative fiction, nondual philosophy, entheogenic experience, and provocative storytelling, The Solandarian Game presents a fascinating post-singularity future for humanity. "Autonomous avatars, intergalactic Burning Man, AI-Gods, psychedelic religions of the future and the Temple of the Mystic Toad - take a rollercoaster ride into consciousness itself as this next generation of Psyence Fiction takes flight." - Rak Razam, writer/producer Aya: Awakenings "A multifaceted and entertaining story that combines the best aspect of SciFi, social commentary, philosophy, and the nature of what it is to be human. Ball eloquently illustrates the entheogenic experience in ways that few others have been able to accomplish, all while envisioning what our future could look like if informed by its insights." - Ashley Booth, founder of the Aware Project: Rethinking Psychedelics "From reality to imagination, the facts are undeniable: Martin Ball's new novel, the Solandarian Game, is a journey into the mind and soul of inner truth, and the hidden knowledge and wisdom of entheogens." - Dr. Octavio Rettig Hinojosa, author, THE TOAD OF DAWN: 5-MeO-DMT and the Rise of Cosmic Consciousness "Put on your seat belts and keep your hands and arms inside the spacecraft at all times!!! As if Martin Ball hadn't taken us all far enough into the heights, depths and breadths of the Entheological Paradigm, his new Psy-Fi novel, The Solandarian Game, sends us careening across the universe on a psychedelic warp-speed journey into the boundless beyond of cosmic consciousness itself; where we are invited to explore the unfathomed realms of Artificial Intelligence deities, sovereign avatars, and their experiments in seeding solar systems and galaxies with human populations. This action-packed, suspense filled piece of fiction is clearly based firmly on the foundations of true entheogenic experience and within its intergalactic pages offers us a deeper meaning of what it is to be both truly human and Divine. A must-read for psycho-nautical navigators and entheogenic explorers alike. You're in for quite a ride!!!" - Hal Lucius Nation, Grand Hierophant of the Temple of Awakening Divinity"
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The Dawn Of Sin

Author: VALENTINO GRASSETTI

Publisher: Tektime

ISBN: 8835407338

Category: Fiction

Page: 328

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A psychological thriller where a girl falls in love with an invisible entity that she can only perceive thanks to her brother, a boy with paranoid schizophrenia. Daisy, sixteen, is determined to pursue her dream of becoming a singer. After an audition she is chosen to participate in a talent show. During the show the judges begin to dig into her past by asking her uncomfortable, often cruel, questions and all in the name of the share. While she confesses in tears that she had a childhood marked by her father's suicide, an accident occurs that causes the violent death of one of the judges. Adriano, Daisy's brother with schizophrenia, knows that this is no accident. Someone, or something, is creeping into the girl's life: an evil and murderous entity that only he can perceive. Meanwhile Guido, a young and shy journalist in love with Daisy, thanks to the accidental discovery of a seventeenth-century manuscript, begins to investigate the life of Pardo Melchiorri, a crippled painter convicted of heresy by the Holy Inquisition. The investigation will lead Guido inside the walls of a Benedictine monastery, where he will discover that Daisy's fate is linked to that of the painter who died four centuries earlier ... PUBLISHER: TEKTIME

Explorers of the Dawn

Author: Mazo De la Roche

Publisher: Good Press

ISBN: N.A

Category: Fiction

Page: 222

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"Explorers of the Dawn" by Mazo De la Roche. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.

STAZR The World Of Z: The Dawn Of Athir

Author: Dr. Anay Ayarovu

Publisher: STAZR

ISBN: 1734556501

Category: Fiction

Page: 298

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A strange and mystical prophecy was found in the city of Treebarad. On a piece of parchment, old long-forgotten events come back to life, the memory of which was intentionally erased. A mysterious prophecy now gives hope to the twisted ruling race that the power they seek lies behind an ancient gate. On the reverse side of the oracle are coordinates to the location of the Chosen One. Lael is an introverted and naive writer who grew up with a book in one hand and a quill in the other. All his life, he has lived in a peaceful solitude, reading and writing his short stories and dreaming big of one day becoming a prestigious author. To his surprise and delight he must now become savior of the Star people and take the journey to find answers that do not exist in books.

Oliver the Toad

Author: Dawn Denton

Publisher: Tate Publishing

ISBN: 1617773239

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 28

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Oliver the Toad has a big responsibility. Oliver eats the bad bugs in his garden so they don't eat the good vegetables. One day he takes a little nap after eating the bugs from the cucumbers, lettuce, and onions. But he hasn't finished the carrots and tomatoes yet... Will Oliver the Toad wake up before the bad bugs ruin his beautiful garden?

10 Years of the Caine Prize for African Writing

Plus Coetzee, Gordimer, Achebe, Okri

Author: The Caine Prize for African Writing

Publisher: New Internationalist

ISBN: 1906523800

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 228

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Celebrating ten years of the leading literary prize for African fiction (dubbed "The African Booker"), 10 Years of the Caine Prize brings together the ten winning stories along with a story each from the four African winners of the Booker Prize: Chinua Achebe, J.M. Coetzee, Nadine Gordimer, and Ben Okri. The ten winners: Leila Aboulela for The Museum Helon Habila for Love Poems Binyavanga Wainaina for Discovering Home Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor for Weight of Whispers Brian Chikwava for Seventh Street Alchemy S.A. Afolabi for Monday Morning Mary Watson for Jungfrau Monica Arac de Nyeko for Jambula Tree Henrietta Rose-Innes for Poison (The tenth winner is to be announced and published in the New Internationalist in July 2009.)

Pipers at the Gates of Dawn

A Triptych

Author: Lynn Stegner

Publisher: UPNE

ISBN: 9781584650638

Category: Fiction

Page: 270

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In the space of less than a year, three people in a small New England village make life-defining decisions. When a stranger moves into Harrow -- a stranger without a past and without a conscience -- old conflicts flare, threatening familiar foundations, and exposing possibilities of new ones. In the tradition of Winesburg, Ohio, Lynn Stegner takes the linked story form to new heights as she explores the interactions of circumstance and temperament in determining people's choices in the face of their unsettled issues. In "The Hired Man," Ray Rinaldi, a teenager running his alcoholic father's farm, agonizes over his family obligations and his opportunity to escape the stifling confines of Harrow. As spring arrives he hires a stranger, Sam Chase, to help with farm chores. Spring gives way to the arrival of summer residents in the title piece, "Pipers at the Gates of Dawn," in which Dru Hammond wrestles with her growing sense of disconnection from her husband and her concern over the disturbing behavior of her youngest son. In "Indian Summer," Jack Sayers, a fiercely independent former summer resident now settled in Harrow, tells his college-bound nephew the story of his itinerant life but leaves out something important. Stegner's acute and rich writing reveals, in profoundly original ways, the troubled fault-lines of the relationships that constitute each novella. What happens as Chase appears twice more links the novellas in unexpected and powerful ways, giving all three stories, their characters, and the town of Harrow itself a compelling unity that readers will recall long after the book is finished.

Once a Week

An Illustrated Miscellany of Literature, Art, Science & Popular Information

Author: S. Lucas

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Art

Page: N.A

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