The Genesis Generation
By Lorenzo Hagerty
The Genesis Generation—a novel about a small band of friends who are part of a world wide psychedelic community loosely calling itself "the Tribe". Like many other forward-thinking people today, they are struggling to make the transition from cubicle-working consumers into beings who are more truly human.
The Psychedelic Experience
By Timothy Leary, Ralph Metzner & Richard Alpert
The Psychedelic Experience—a manual based on the Tibetan Book of the Dead By Timothy Leary is a manual for navigating psychedelic experiences based on ancient Tibetan instructions as found in the Tibetan Book of the Dead. This book was among the first and most substantial Timothy Leary published after his engagement in a program of experiments with LSD and other psychedelic drugs at Harvard University. Sensational national publicity, unfairly concentrating on student interest in the drugs, led to the suspension of the experiments.
The Tibetan Book of the Dead
The Tibetan Book of the Dead—or the Bardo Thodol is the English translation of the famous Tibetan death text, The Great Liberation upon Hearing in the Intermediate State. Bardo Thodol means “liberation by hearing on the after death plane”, it was originally written in the Tibetan and is meant to be a guide for those who have died as they transition from their former life to a new destination. The Tibetan Book of the Dead has been traditionally attributed to Padma-Sambhava, an Indian mystic who was said to have introduced Buddhism to Tibet in the 8th century.
Food of the Gods
By Terence McKenna
Food of the Gods—a classic on psychedelic plants. Terence Mckenna is an ethnobotanist and he is known in the psychedelics circles for his research in mans relationship with consciousness altering chemicals since ancient times. Remarkable is Mckenna’s suggestions that a new understanding of drugs—“food of the gods” has the powerful potential to replace illegal drugs use with a shamanistic understanding of the world.