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Psyche
13 mins | May 13, 2020

A spiritual emergency can be wild. This is how to ride the wave

How an ayahuasca-induced ego meltdown highlighted the artificiality of the everyday self. Ayahuasca is a South American brew, popularly known for its psychoactive effects on the person who drinks it. In this piece, Jules Evans reflects for Psyche magazine on his own experiences while on an Ayahuasca retreat in the Amazon, and what it taught him about different levels of consciousness.

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