WPKN Archives: Great Tales from the Psychedelic Age: May 3, 2011

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Tuesday, May 3rd, 2011
9:11PM to 10:00PM

Duration:
49 minutes

Posted:
Thursday, May 12th, 2011 11:50PM

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psychedelic voodoo richardhill caribbean trance paulausterlitz african ceremony possession


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Episode: Great Tales from the Psychedelic Age: May 3, 2011

Tonight's guest, Prof. Paul Austerlitz, discusses the altered state of conciousness known as trance that sometimes occurs during religious ceremonies in Africa and the New World.  While relating this type of trance to meditative states and the psychedelic experience, Paul talks about his own encounter with trance during a ceremony associated with Dominican Vodu.
Host:  Richard Hill

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