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Urban Shaman Series HANDOUT #6           April 21, 2009

*** Sacred Stone & Plant Medicine ***

     Aumdoc (Richard J. Clofine, DO)  770-633-4257


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Sacred Stones

          PERUVIAN SHAMANISM The Pachacuti Mesa; Matthew Magee, Middlefield Publications, 2002

            THE ANDEAN CODEX;  James Williams, OMD


          SASTUN: One Woman's Apprenticeship with a Maya Healer and Their Efforts to Save the Vani    by Rosita Arvigo

Sacred Plants

          PLANTS OF THE GODS: Their Sacred, Healing, and Hallucinogenic Powers by Richard Evans Schultes,

                   Albert Hofmann, and Christian Rätsch

            The Encyclopedia of Psychoactive Plants: Ethnopharmacology and Its Applications by Christian Ratsch                and Albert Hofmann (Foreward)

          The Varieties of Religious Experience, William James, 1902

          The Marriage of the Sun and Moon: Dispatches from the Frontiers of Consciousness

                   by Andrew T. Weil M.D.

          The Natural Mind: A Revolutionary Approach to the Drug Problem

                   by Andrew T. Weil M.D.

          Joyous Cosmology, by Alan Watts; Published by Pantheon Books, 1962

          Religion and Psychoactive Sacraments:An Entheogen Chrestomathy
                   Thomas B. Roberts, Ph.D. and Paula Jo Hruby, Ed.D.

      The Doors of Perception and Heaven and Hell by Aldous Huxley

          Moksha: Aldous Huxley's Classic Writings on Psychedelics and the Visionary Experience

                   by Aldous Huxley (Author), Michael Horowitz (Editor), Cynthia Palmer (Editor)

          Cleansing the Doors of Perception: The Religious Significance of Entheogenic Plants and Chemical

                   by Huston Smith

        Vine of the Soul: Medicine Men, Their Plants and Rituals in the Colombian Amazon  by Richard Evans Schultes, Robert F. Raffauf

       Ethnobotany: Evolution of a Discipline by Richard Evans Schultes, Siri von Reis

          Plant Spirit Shamanism: Traditional Techniques for Healing the Soul

                   by Ross Heaven, Howard G. Charing , Pablo Amaringo (Foreword)

          Plant Spirit Medicine: The Healing Power of Plants by Eliot Cowan

          Tales of a Shaman's Apprentice: An Ethnobotanist Searches for New Medicines in the Amazon Rain                  Forest by Mark J. Plotkin

          Sacred Mushroom Seeker : Tributes to R. Gordon Wasson by Thomas J. Riedlinger (Editor)

        Sacred Mushroom of Visions: Teonanácatl: A Sourcebook on the Psilocybin Mushroom  by Ralph Metzner (Editor)

Mycelium Running: How Mushrooms Can Help Save the World by Paul Stamets (

          Psilocybin Mushrooms of the World: An Identification Guide by Paul Stamets, Andrew Weil (Intro)  

           Sacred Vine of Spirits: Ayahuasca  by Ralph Metzner Ph.D. (Editor)

       Ayahuasca: The Visionary and Healing Powers of the Vine of the Soul by Joan Parisi Wilcox

          Sage Spirit: Salvia Divinorum and the Entheogenic Experience by Martin W. Ball (Author)

          Breaking Open the Head: A Psychedelic Journey into the Heart of Contemporary Shamanism by Daniel Pinchbeck

          2012: The Return of Quetzalcoatl by Daniel Pinchbeck

          DMT: The Spirit Molecule: A Doctor's Revolutionary Research into the Biology of Near-Death and Mystical Experiences by Rick Strassman MD

          Food of the Gods: The Search for the Original Tree of Knowledge, A Radical History of Plants, Drugs, and Human Evolution by Terence McKenna

          The Archaic Revival: Speculations on Psychedelic Mushrooms, the Amazon, Virtual Reality, UFOs, Evolution, Shamanism, the Rebirth of the Goddess, and the End of History,

                   by Terence Mckenna

          LSD: My Problem Child by Albert Hofmann

          LSD: Doorway to the Numinous: The Groundbreaking Psychedelic Research into Realms of the Human

                   Unconscious by Stanislav Grof M.D.

          Psychoactive Sacramentals: Essays on Entheogens and Religion (The Council on Spiritual Practices – CSP - Entheogen Project Series),by David Steindl-Rast, Roger N.

Walsh, Stanislav Grof, Charles T. Tart, Albert Hofmann, Frances Vaughan, Alexander T. Shulgin, Mike Young, Thomas B. Roberts, Huston Smith (Foreword)

          Higher Wisdom: Eminent Elders Explore the Continuing Impact of Psychedelics (Suny Series in Transpersonal and Humanistic Psychology.) by Roger Walsh; Charles S.

Grob (Editor)



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