Swami Select Farm in Humboldt County, California. AN INTERVIEW WITH SWAMI CHAITANYA and NIKKI LASTRETO by Alexander de Cadenet. First published on Watkins Online April 2020. There is a long-standing history of the use of cannabis by mankind as an entheogen and references to cannabis as an aid to access and celebrate the spiritual dimension proliferate in ancient sacred texts such as the Vedas, the Bible, the Koran and more contemporary sacred texts such as the Rastafari’s Hol
Part I of an interview for WATKINS MAGAZINE #64 January 2021 by Alexander de Cadenet AdeC: You have spoken of taking LSD as having ‘contact with the divine’. Could you both describe what ‘contact with the divine’ or your experience of ‘God consciousness’ actually feels like in the moment?
Alex: God consciousness during a psychedelic journey is like a big homecoming. The Ultimate Source of Being and reality makes love to you through the spectacle of the Visionary imagination