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The Entheogenic Evolution

Welcome to the Entheogenic Evolution Podcast, hosted by author Martin W. Ball, Ph.D. This podcast is dedicated to the discussion of the nondual and unitary nature of being as revealed by conscious entheogenic energetic awakening as well as broad topics in psychedelics, therapy, philosophy, science, and culture. Featuring interviews, lectures, and conversations with leading figures in psychedelic research and culture, this podcast is a pioneering source of diverse information and perspectives. The Entheogenic Evolution Podcast is one of the longest running podcasts on psychedelics, having been first established in 2008, and has been a leading source of information about 5-MeO-DMT. In addition to interviews and talks, host, Martin Ball, also shares selections from his many audiobooks, recordings from events and conferences he's organized, and shares his own original music at the conclusion of each episode and his original art for cover images. 

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Listening to Ayahuasca with Rachel Harris, Ph.D.

An interview that was a long time in coming has finally materialized! After sitting on her book for almost a year, I've managed to get in a very well-rounded and informative talk with author, Rachel Harris, about her book, Listening to Ayahuasca.

1hr 22mins

19 Feb 2018

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5-MeO-DMT: Practices and Concerns

In this episode, I directly address some of the concerns, controversies, and issues surrounding the methods and practices employed by Octavio Rettig and how he works with toad medicine. This is not a defense, nor a condemnation, but more of an exploration of the issues to encourage more informed and balanced discussion.


7 Jun 2018

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Shamanic Graffiti with Marcus Rummery

It's back to interviews on the podacst, and to get us started, here's Marcus Rummery sharing about his book, Shamanic Graffiti, with the inside scoop on psychedelic history and culture in Canada and LSD therapy. Visit Marcus online at www.therummery.ca

1hr 12mins

12 Feb 2018

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Exploring Psychedelics 2018: Martin Ball

Here's my own talk from the conference on "Nondual Energetic Therapy with 5-MeO-DMT," sharing just a few details of what the practice is, how it started, what I learned, and why I stopped, and some of the ideas contained in my book, Entheogenic Liberation


24 Jun 2018

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World Bufo Alvarius Congress wrap up with Martin & Hal

History was made in Mexico City this past weekend with the World Bufo Alvarius Congress. I sat down with Hal Lucius Nation of the Temple of Awakening Divinity to share our thoughts on the amazing gathering. Listen in to get the inside download.

1hr 9mins

2 Aug 2018

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The Motorcycle and the Molecule with Dougie Lux

This episode features three readings from the forthcoming novel by Dougie Lux, "The Motorcycle and the Molecule" - fun, highly entertaining, and decidedly psychedelic - listen and enjoy. Followed by a brief interview with Dougie. You can support his book by visiting www.dougielux.com

1hr 18mins

29 Oct 2019

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Exploring Psychedelics 2018: Preston Temple

Preston Temple expands on the work of Thomas Ray discussing the future of psychedelic drug development via "designer drugs"


5 Sep 2018

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Exploring Psychedelics 2018: Tara Rose

Tara Rose joins Exploring Psychedelics for her first time, sharing her insights on "Cleansing the Ego with Entheogens: Kambo, Cannabis, and Ayahuasca"


16 Jul 2018

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Robin Rivera: Heart-Centered Integration and Support

My guest today is Robin Rivera. Our conversation is wide ranging, speaking of her initiation into 5-MeO-DMT, integration, support, personal choice and responsibility, leadership mentoring, surrender, and also her work to stop human sex trafficking in the US. Find out more about Robin's work at www.robinriveraignites.com

1hr 7mins

13 Jan 2020

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From Shock to Awe

For this episode I spoke with director, Luc Cote, and vet, Matthew Kahl, about the film, "From Shock to Awe," which follows several vets seeking treatment for PTSD with ayahuasca and MDMA. As of today, the film is available for streaming - learn more at www.shocktoawe.com

1hr 9mins

22 Oct 2019

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Exploring Psychedelics 2018: John Harrison

Here's John Harrison's talk on "So You Want to be a Psychedelic Therapist," discussing current trends in formalizing psychedelic therapy as well as the world of underground practitioners


2 Jul 2018

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Exploring Psychedelics 2018: Justin Panneck

Are you ready for "Neuro-Psycho-Entheo Hacking: Psychonautic Engineering Healing Hacks for Optimal Living in the Post-Modern Era" with Justin Panneck? Sure you are!


17 Sep 2018

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Exploring Psychedelics 2018: Ana Holub

Local author and workshop facilitator Ana Holub takes to the Exploring Psychedelics stage with her work on "The Role of Forgiveness in Entheogenic Journeys"


23 Jul 2018

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Exploring Psychedelics 2018: Women's Panel

The afternoon of day one of Exploring Psychedelics 2018 wraps up with the panel on women in the psychedelic movement


23 Aug 2018

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Exploring Psychedelics 2018: Amanda Noconi

Exploring Psychedelics welcomes back Amanda Noconi for her talk, "Psychedelics, Feminism, and Oppression: How Cognitive Liberty is a Feminist Issue"


20 Aug 2018

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Exploring Psychedelics 2018: Brad Adams

Brad Adams explores themes of entheogenic experience and how they relate to Buddhist concepts of the self and the possibilities for self transformation


24 Sep 2018

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Exploring Psychedelics 2018: Kristina Castleberry

Kristina Castleberry makes her first public talk at the 2018 Exploring Psychedelics Conference, sharing her personal story of "The Power of Psychedelic Plants to Transform Trauma: A Survivor's Mystical Perspective"


4 Aug 2018

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Exploring Psychedelics 2018: Kirra Swenerton

Making her second appearance at Exploring Psychedelics, here's Kirra Katine Swenerton with her talk, "Spirit Guides, Energetic Hygiene and Ritual Containers - Relational Technologies for Navigating Non-Ordinary States of Consciousness"


14 Aug 2018

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