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NUMINOUS adj. /ˈnuːmɪnəs/ A term derived from the Latin numen, meaning "arousing spiritual emotion; mysterious or awe-inspiring."

The Entity Encounter in Psychedelic Experience with Dr David Luke

Dr David Luke, a leading researcher in the field of psychedelics, will be presenting an enlightening talk on the fascinating phenomenon of entity encounters. Drawing from his extensive body of work, including his acclaimed book “Otherworlds,” David will delve into how psychedelics can induce experiences where individuals perceive interactions with non-human entities. These encounters often hold profound personal and spiritual significance, challenging conventional understandings of reality and consciousness.
In his talk, David will explore the cultural, psychological, and mystical dimensions of these extraordinary experiences. He will discuss how various cultures throughout history have interpreted these encounters, often attributing them to spirits, deities, or otherworldly beings. Additionally, he will examine the psychological underpinnings of these experiences, considering how psychedelics might unlock hidden aspects of the mind that facilitate such vivid and meaningful interactions.
David’s presentation will also address the potential transformative impact of entity encounters on individuals. Many people report significant changes in their worldview, personal beliefs, and even life direction after such experiences. By combining scientific research with personal anecdotes and cross-cultural perspectives, David will offer a comprehensive overview of how psychedelics can open doors to these mysterious and often transformative realms of consciousness.

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November 14 @ 19:15 - 20:45


Free / Donation

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