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Experience reports In Western societies it is common practice that people who consciously use visionary, psychedelic compounds, write reports about their experiences and publish them on the internet. Erowid's experience vault, for example, is a cornucopia of psychoactive substances usage data. There are several more sites, forums and online communities with many reports, some of which are extremely detailed. Below you will find several examples that will give you an indicative idea what can be involved when partaking a session. In corporation with Psychonaut we published some of the experiences that were submitted by community members. These reports do not describe 'the ayahuasca experience' in general, because in many ways ayahuasca causes very different effects each time it is used. When seriously interested in a general description, you might want to read the scientific findings of Benny Shanon, Ph.D., an Israeli professor of cognitive psychology. His work is presented in The Antipodes of the Mind: Charting the Phenomenology of the Ayahuasca Experience .
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Shulgin Rating Scale is used. Explanation of the Shulgin rating scale, which is used for scientific data about psychoactive compounds is used. My first and terrifying experience with Ayahuasca November 23, 2011 The fiery borderland between realms September 20, 2011 My Ayahuasca Experience May 31, 2011 Experiencing Ayahuasca in the Jungle May 13, 2011 My ayahuasca experience at 12 years old October 5, 2010 Most profound experience of my life August 6, 2010 Account of my first Ayahuasca experience May 10, 2010 My ayahuasca experience April 19, 2010 I and Grandmother Meet May 29, 2009 Ayahuasca versus my ego January 27, 2009 AMAZING pharmahuasca May 25, 2008 La Gran Limpieza Dec 20, 2007 Attending church 07 December 2007 Ayahuasca - back to the nature May 02, 2007 Ayahuasca Experience 09 April 2007 Healed with Ayahuasca Jun 09, 2006 First trip on holy ayahuasca Apr 06, 2006 Mimosa, my love 29 January 2006 Mystical Love 28 December 2005 First Ayahuasca experience 18 November 2005 Connectedness Near fatality - Excerpt of a dangerous experience _ __________________ Now On Twitter: