Dalai Lama’s “Force for Good” Program—Psychedelics, Mysticism, and Enlightenment

With Drs. Anthony P. BossisAnya Loizaga-Velder, and Prof. David Komodo Kittay

Dr. Bossis will discuss findings from FDA-approved psychedelic-generated mystical experience research including findings demonstrating a single psilocybin session helping persons with cancer or end-of-life distress cultivate meaning, enhance psycho-spiritual well-being, and foster a greater acceptance of the dying process. Implications for the study of meaning-making and spirituality will be addressed.

Dr. Loizaga-Velder, Director of Research and Psychotherapy at the Institute for Intercultural Medicine Nierika in Mexico, will discuss her work as a clinical psychologist and psychotherapist in investigating the therapeutic potential of psychedelics in both indigenous and modern mental health contexts for over twenty years.

Dr. Kittay will discuss mystical and meditative states attested to in Tibetan Buddhism and the effects of set and setting in religion and other contexts, and the roles of psychedelics in religion.

And the panel will discuss what this all means for us as individuals and as a world-wide community.











When: Wed., October 9, 2019 at 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Where: Tibet House US
22 W. 15th St.
212-807-0563
Price: $25
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With Drs. Anthony P. BossisAnya Loizaga-Velder, and Prof. David Komodo Kittay

Dr. Bossis will discuss findings from FDA-approved psychedelic-generated mystical experience research including findings demonstrating a single psilocybin session helping persons with cancer or end-of-life distress cultivate meaning, enhance psycho-spiritual well-being, and foster a greater acceptance of the dying process. Implications for the study of meaning-making and spirituality will be addressed.

Dr. Loizaga-Velder, Director of Research and Psychotherapy at the Institute for Intercultural Medicine Nierika in Mexico, will discuss her work as a clinical psychologist and psychotherapist in investigating the therapeutic potential of psychedelics in both indigenous and modern mental health contexts for over twenty years.

Dr. Kittay will discuss mystical and meditative states attested to in Tibetan Buddhism and the effects of set and setting in religion and other contexts, and the roles of psychedelics in religion.

And the panel will discuss what this all means for us as individuals and as a world-wide community.

Buy tickets/get more info now