Ralph Metzner

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Ralph Metzner

Germany / America 1936 - present

Comments: psychedelic drugs; Alchemy; ecology;


Students: Art Kleps, Chief Boo Hoo of the Neo-American Church;

Friends: Richard Alpert AKA Ram Dass AKA Baba Ram Dass ; Timothy Leary

Organizations: Harvard Psilocybin Project; California Institute of Integral Studies ; Green Earth Foundation;

Author: The Psychedelic Experience: A Manual Based on the Tibetan Book of the Dead withTimothy Leary; & Richard Alpert AKA Baba Ram Dass (1963); Maps of Consciousness: I Ching, Tantra, Tarot, Alchemy, Astrology, Actualism, 1971; Know Your Type: Maps of Identity, 1979; Opening to Inner Light: The Transformation of Human Nature and Consciousness, 1986; The Well of Remembrance: Rediscovering the Earth Wisdom Myths of Northern Europe, 1994; The Unfolding Self: Varieties of Transformative Experience (rev. ed. of Opening to Inner Light ed.), 1998; Green Psychology - Transforming our Relationship to the Earth , 1999; Sacred Mushroom of Visions: Teonanacatl, 2005; Sacred Vine of Spirits: Ayahuasca , 2006; The Expansion of Consciousness, 2008; he Roots of War and Domination, 2008; Alchemical Divination, 2009; Mind Space Time Stream, 2009; Birth of a Psychedelic Culture: Conversations about Leary, the Harvard Experiments, Millbrook and the Sixties, 2010; may have put out MILLBROOK newspaper format ( A Narrative of the Early Years of American Psychedelianism (1975)) on that psychedelic Commune. Also may have written The Boo Hoo Bible, both with Arthur Kleps; Birth of a Psychedelic Culture with Baba Ram Dass;

Resources: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ralph_Metzner; http://www.cbsnews.com/news/14-days-psilocybin-hallucinogen-in-mushrooms-addiction-treatment/ ;