Pharmako/Gnosis has ratings and 14 reviews. Will said: If you’re interested in psychoactive drugs, but don’t want to take any (like me), this book is. Pharmako/Gnosis: Plant Teachers and the Poison Path includes a new introduction The Pharmako series includes the predecessor volumes Pharmako/Poeia. Publisher: North Atlantic Books Year: Format: Softcover Edition: New edition Condition: New This is the second volume of North Atlantic Books’ updated.

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This is the third and final volume of North Atlantic Books’ updated paperback edition of Dale Pendell’s Pharmako trilogy, an encyclopedic study of the history and uses of psychoactive plants and related synthetics first published between and It also deals with the group daimonica that includes ketamine, iboga and the Amanita muscaria, or fly agaric, mushroom.


Nima rated it it was amazing Jul 01, Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. In the end, the book is a pharmako-enriched, poetic narrative, which eloquently weaves a multidisciplinary language and teaches the tricky nature of the poison path to great pharmacographical effect. Almost like reading a pharmaki study of the experiences of humanity with certain chemicals. Published August 1st by Mercury House first published July 1st The Poet of Plants Aug 19, Kevin rated it liked it Shelves: Can’t do any better than this Leave a Reply Cancel reply You must be logged in to post a comment.

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The chapter on Peganum harmala— The Poison of Dreaming —is a particularly beautiful play of historical ideas and insights. Dale Pendell was a visionary American author, lecturer, artist, and myth critic whose numerous publications covered subjects including shamanism and anarchy, the history of medicinal plants, and the philosophical origins of cultural myths.

Still, the chapter on The Fool as an archetype is amazing. The rest of the book was packed with valuable information and entrancing stories about medicines that fit into the categories of Phantastika and Daimonica plant poisons.

Pharmako/Gnosis: Plant Teachers and the Poison Path

This is the third and final volume of North Atlantic Books’ updated paperback edition of Dale Pendell’s Pharmako trilogy, an encyclopedic study of the history and uses of psychoactive plants and related synthetics first Todd Robinson rated it it was amazing Aug 31, I haven’t read the first two volumes of the Pharmako series, so perhaps my concerns have already gnoxis addressed.

Rob rated it liked it Jun 18, There is a combination of disciplines, like botany, chemistry, literature, poetry and mythology, but there is, aside from the poetic articulation, no obvious territorial heirarchy to how the disciplines are portrayed by Pendell. Semjaza rated it pharmmako was amazing Jun 28, The literary experience of phantastica is so often an oscillation between these poles and whether they are associated with pathology as cause or cure or the visionary experience, the tension pervades the phantastica discourse.

Tim rated it it was amazing Aug 09, Pedell calls his subjectsthese books do not co These beautiful tomes deal with the wonders, dangers, and possibilities of the most powerful chemists on earth, plants and fungi.

Can’t do any better than this Anthony Hauth rated it it was amazing Jan 01, Pop a ten-strip and go deep. Selected pages Title Page.

The beauty of this is that it reflects the changed time of the poison path, gnossi madness and the dreams of the travellers played through a single territory.

Md rated it really liked it May 31, I have gnozis admit that I skimmed the second half of the text. Lists with This Book.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Written in the style of Zen poetry meshed with anecdotal story-telling, Pendell takes us on an inner journey.

Perhaps it would have been wiser to focus this work on the non-scientific aspects associated with ingestion of botanicals. Note tnosis a cultural-contingency is used not to simply demarcate an understanding gnosia its own accord, but to position it within the multi-dimensional territory of the plant. No trivia or quizzes yet.

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PHARMAKO/GNOSIS PAPERBACK – Dale Pendell : Small Press Distribution

Five hundred mics is a good round figure. The disjointed nature of the information made it somewhat difficult for me to follow. Micah rated it it was amazing Mar 20, My library Help Advanced Book Search. This is an interesting distinction for Pendell to have pjarmako out at the very beginning of his book. Let the oracles come alive again, not like something you read about in a book, but an actual cave that speaks, pharmaki will answer questions Pendell No eBook available Amazon.

WordPress spam blocked by CleanTalk. DMT, shrooms, LSD, and others are artfully described, gnoosis the scientific breakdown of how the drugs work and visions seen on them. Chris Rudge rated it it was amazing Nov 16, Following, Pendell glides through the history as a word-stream intensified by the geography and history but one that is not limited to its flights of muse. Great references and beautifully interwoven accounts on hallucinogenic plants, shamans, anthropology.

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