We are very honored to have Christopher M. Bache, PhD as our next guest presenter for our monthly trustpsyche livestream on Sunday, September 1st, 2019. Sign-up here now! This livestream will kick-off Chris’ European tour for his forthcoming book!
and the Mind of the Universe: Diamonds from Heaven
In this talk Chris Bache will share some of the boundaries crossed and the lessons learned in his 20-year psychedelic journey reported in his forthcoming book LSD and the Mind of the Universe (November, 2019). 73 high dose LSD sessions conducted between 1979-1999 became the philosophical adventure of a lifetime, but one that he had to keep largely hidden from his colleagues and society. Now that psychedelic sacraments are returning to legitimate scientific and academic discourse, Professor Bache can reveal the story of his extraordinary pilgrimage into the mind of the cosmos, the trials he faced, and the sublime intimacy with the Divine that opened.
Christopher M. Bache is professor emeritus in the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies at Youngstown State University where he taught for 33 years. He is also adjunct faculty at the California Institute of Integral Studies and a Fellow at the Institute of Noetic Sciences. An award-winning teacher and international speaker, Chris’ work explores the philosophical implications of non-ordinary states of consciousness, especially psychedelic states. Chris has written four books translated into six languages: Lifecycles – a study of reincarnation in light of contemporary consciousness research; Dark Night, Early Dawn – a pioneering work in psychedelic philosophy and collective consciousness; and The Living Classroom, an exploration of teaching and collective fields of consciousness. His new book is LSD and the Mind of the Universe: Diamonds from Heaven.
Chris is a dear and beloved teacher of ours. For those of you who do not yet know his work, you can check out his books mentioned above. I highly recommend reading all of them. Dark Night Early Dawn was a key book that shaped my cosmology along with Lifecycles. The Living Classroom is a must read for all teachers who practice in a transpersonal pedagogy, upon which my teaching style and approach is based.
I am very excited and honored to share this amazing opportunity to have a four day intimate discussion about the psychedelic path with a great teacher and explorer of consciousness, Chris Bache. Participants will be in dialogue around the material in Bache’s forthcoming book, Stealing Diamonds From Heaven, an account of his 20 year psychedelic odyssey.
” Join us for a discussion of psychedelics that will push the boundaries of theory and practice as the journey opens beyond the personal to the cosmological, beyond self- transformation to collective-transformation, beyond the present to the future. Bringing the Bodhisattva vow to medicine work. Understanding our moment in history. Giving birth to the future human. Surviving God’s embrace.”
The workshop will take place this summer, June 9th – 12th, in the Berkeley Hills of California. Please see the above flyer for more information. The workshop space is limited to 20 people and is already half full. To register or for questions please email me directly at firstname.lastname@example.org.