by Stanislav Grof, M.D., Ph.D., with introduction by David Jay Brown
From the Publisher:
Stanislav Grof, M.D., author of LSD Psychotherapy and originator of Holotropic Breathwork, offers a wealth of perspectives on how we can enrich and transform the experience of dying in our culture.
In The Ultimate Journey, Dr. Grof discusses his own patients’ experiences of death and rebirth in psychedelic therapy, investigates cross-cultural beliefs, paranormal and near-death research, and argues that, contrary to the predominant Western perspective, death is not necessarily the end of consciousness.
“For all those wishing to understand how humanity has come to terms with its mortality, as well as those interested in how ancient spirituality and modern science intersect around this aspect of the human experience, ‘The Ultimate Journey’ is compulsory reading. It would be difficult, indeed, to find a more comprehensive and up-to-date text on these matters written by a more informed and experienced scholar than Stanislav Grof.” —Juniper Quin of SevenPonds
About the Author:
Dr. Grof is a psychiatrist with over forty years of experience with research into non-ordinary states of consciousness and one of the founders and chief theoreticians of transpersonal psychology. He is the founder of the International Transpersonal Association, and has published over 140 articles in professional journals.
Stanislav Grof, M.D., has taught and lectured in academic and workshop settings worldwide. He has served as Chief of Psychiatric Research at the Maryland Psychiatric Research Center, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Scholar-in-Residence at Esalen Institute, and Co-President of the Grof Transpersonal Training Program. Dr. Grof is a distinguished faculty member at the California Institute of Integral Studies and the author of many books, including LSD Psychotherapy, The Adventure of Self-Discovery, The Cosmic Game, and Psychology of the Future. Visit Stanislav Grof’s website to learn more about his techniques and latest work.
Softcover: 356 pages
Publisher: Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS); 2nd edition (2010)
Shipping Weight: 1.2 pounds
Dimensions: 8.8 x 6 x 0.9 inches