Monday, September 17, 2018

Tricycle article of interest

Also this week: The intersection of Buddhism and psychedelics is nothing new—nearly 25 years ago, we published a special section called “Psychedelics: Help or Hindrance?” Psychedelics are enjoying a cultural resurgence beyond the Buddhist community, with magazines publishing “microdosing guides” and books on using LSD and psilocybin topping the bestseller lists. Zen monk Brad Warner, however, remains unconvinced that Buddhist practice and tripping are compatible. Read on to find out what else Warner has to say about mistaking drugs as a doorway to a deeper practice.