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The neurochemistry of altruism

A cognitive neuroscience perspective on the interpersonal dimension of psilocybin

Abstract

Psilocybin (O-phosphoryl-4-hydroxy-N,N-dimethyltryptamine) is an indole alkaloid  which is present in more than 150 fungi species, some of which are endemic to the UK (e.g., Psilocybe semilanceata). …

Yoga nidrâ

[The Ocean] becomes the bed of the lotus-naveled Vishnu when at the termination of every Yuga that deity of immeasurable power enjoys yoga-nidra, the deep sleep under the spell of spiritual meditation.
— Mahabharata, Book 1, section XXI

Yoga nidrâ