Alex Grey!! Who is Alex Grey??Tron010101 wrote:Primary difference between DMT and Ayahuasca. Alex Grey !!
Johnny Dangerous wrote:Well, I like Alex Greys's art alot, but I wonder about his authority on vajrayana, though I know he is a practitioner in some sense, though i've never seen it explained in what sense..the fact that he likes Ken Wilber so much tells me all I need to know, frankly heh.
I don't like this overly permissive thing with drugs and whatnot in some corners of Buddhism, it's like "well the mahasiddhas did it so what the hell", really smacks of just reinforcing one's own indulgences, tbh.
I don't even doubt that substances have been used, by some practitioners, during some times, to good effect.
Frankly though, when it's a bunch of over-indulgent first worlders (myself included in that category) advocating this kind of "journey", one can't help having some real strong reservations.
Tron010101 wrote:Stepping into the Fire. (Ayahuasca Documentary)
Look up Ayahuasca. Not DMT.
Johnny Dangerous wrote:Interesting, but one does not need Ayuhasca to experience those things, at all.
Pseudo Buddhist justifications for getting stoned. He doesn't even take it in a ritual context. "Oh, the first dose hasn't kicked in yet let's double it..." What a dumb ass. The kind of behaviour one would expect from an adolescent tripper.Tron010101 wrote:Alex Grey on Ayahuasca and Buddhism.
gregkavarnos wrote:PS Given the topic of this thread is Ayahuasca and Buddhism, then why don't you try to find a youtube clip of a Rinpoche (or a teacher of any other Buddhist school/tradition) talking about the benefits of Ayahuasca?
Let's see how you fare with that task.
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