Recommended Videos September 2020

Spirit Vine Recommended Videos, September 2020

February 2020 Ayahuasca Retreat Testimonials Participants in our retreats share insights from their retreat. They also retrospectively speak about their experiences from participating in the ayahuasca ceremony and our workshop. Part 1 Part 2 Psychological flexibility: How love turns pain into purpose | Steven Hayes | What can we do to prosper when facing pain and suffering in our …

Recommended Books September 2020

Spirit Vine Recommended Books, September 2020

Secret of the Veda (Guidance from Sri Aurobindo) ~ Sri Aurobindo ~ Sri Aurobindo breaks new ground in interpreting the ancient Vedas. His deeper insight into this came from his own spiritual practices for which he found vivid allegorical descriptions in the Vedas. The hidden meaning of the rig Veda is revealed with numerous translations and commentary. Many have been …

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The Alkaloids of Banisteriopsis Caapi, the Plant Source of the Amazonian Hallucinogen Ayahuasca, Stimulate Adult Neurogenesis in Vitro

Spirit Vine September 2020

Abstract Banisteriopsis caapi is the basic ingredient of ayahuasca, a psychotropic plant tea used in the Amazon for ritual and medicinal purposes, and by interested individuals worldwide. Animal studies and recent clinical research suggests that B. caapi preparations show antidepressant activity, a therapeutic effect that has been linked to hippocampal neurogenesis. Here we report that harmine, tetrahydroharmine and harmaline, the three main alkaloids present …

Integral Yoga

The Inner Guide and Master Of the Integral Yoga

Spirit Vine September 2020

Sri Aurobindo clarifies for us the living Guidance that leads the seeker through the transitions and transformations that take place in the course of the yogic practice. “As the supreme Shastra of the integral Yoga is the eternal Veda secret in the heart of every man, so its supreme Guide and Teacher is the inner Guide, the World-Teacher, jagad-guru, secret …