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Author Osto, Douglas, 1967- author.

Title Altered states : Buddhism and psychedelic spirituality in America / Douglas Osto.

Publication Info. New York : Columbia University Press, 2016.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    294.3 OST    Available
Description xxvi, 300 pages ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 277-292) and index.
Contents Buddhism and the psychedelic connection -- The psychedelic revolution -- The Buddhist revolution -- Opening the door: psychedelics as a gateway to Buddhist practice -- Closing the door: the fifth precept and graduating from psychedelics -- Keeping the door open: psychedelics as an adjunct to Buddhist practice -- Are psychedelics the true Dharma.
Subject Hallucinogenic drugs and religious experience -- United States.
Buddhism -- United States.
Other Form: Online version: Osto, Douglas, 1967- author. Altered states. New York : Columbia University Press, 2016 9780231541411 (DLC) 2016002641
ISBN 9780231177306 (cloth : alk. paper)
0231177305 (cloth : alk. paper)

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