Shamanism and Entheogenic/Hallucinatory Drugs in the Pre-Columbian World

filed under h- Edición 2010, Volume 29, N° 43.

Carlos M. Quirce Balma Universidad de Costa Rica   Abstract This article presents some of the most current and widespread theories on shamanism. Both traditional and modern theories which lean towards neurophysiologic interpretations of altered and higher states of consciousness are dealt with. The generalized and central use of psychedelics and plants containing altering substances… Read more »