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Radical Reconnection

Dennis McKenna at Banyen Books & Sound

Please allow me to explain the title. Let’s take “reconnection” first. Last year, several months ahead of the Spirit Plant Medicine Conference (SPMC), I had a phone conversation with a friend and elder in the peyote prayer way of the Native American Church. I asked her about her take on what we should consider the […]

Plant Wisdom and the Sacred Feminine

The Feminine

Greetings all. This is the seventh blog post featuring different aspects of and presenters at the upcoming Spirit Plant Medicine Conference, www.spiritplantmedicine.com, to be held at UBC Oct. 24-26. The previous six can be viewed here. In case you haven’t checked it out, the presentation schedule for the conference has been up since last week […]

Gathering of the Entheogenic Clans

Although “clans” may not be the perfect metaphor in this case, it serves the purpose of underlining the importance of gathering the loose community of all those connected to the development of work with entheogenic plants and substances. Laying it Down with Dennis McKenna Last week, on October 1st, Andrew Rezmer and Stephen Gray conducted […]

Sustainability, Set and Setting

Greetings from the writing dungeon on behalf of the fourth annual Spirit Plant Medicine Conference (SPMC), scheduled for Oct. 24 to 26 at UBC in Vancouver, BC, Canada. There are several pre-conference events coming up very soon. Rather than list them here again, please refer to the SPMC website second and third blog post for […]

Pre & Post Conference Events

We are excited to be offering additional gatherings to the amazing Spirit Plant Medicine Conference.  Connecting and meeting with new people who share the same love for plant medicines is a part of the vision for this conference 🙂 We hope you can join us and share the joy for the upcoming unique and inspiring […]

Pre-Conference Events & The Rainbow States of Consciousness

Andrew Feldmar Spirit Plant Medicine Conference UBC Oct 24-26, 2014

Greetings again all. This is the third in our series of blog posts with updates and information on the fourth annual Spirit Plant Medicine Conference (SPMC), scheduled for the weekend of October 24-26 at the University of British Columbia (UBC) in Vancouver BC, Canada. Events continue to move fast. Tickets for the conference have been […]

From Medicine Men to Day Trippers: Shamanic Tourism

Plant Spirit Medicine Conference Oct 24-26, 2014 at UBC

Greetings all. This is the second in a series of posts leading up to the fourth annual Spirit Plant Medicine Conference (SPMC) to be held at UBC in Vancouver October, 24-26. That’s only 6 weeks away and events are moving quickly. Tickets are now on sale for the conference and can be purchased online at  […]

The Energy is Building

Greetings all. The energy is rapidly building as we get closer to the dates for the fourth annual Spirit Plant Medicine Conference (SPMC) scheduled for Oct. 24-26 at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver BC. A lot is happening, not least of which is that tickets for the SPMC have just gone on sale […]