A Grammy-nominated vocalist, Krishna Das is famous for his practice of kirtan, an Indian tradition of devotional chanting. As he puts it—echoing the words of those like Lama Surya Das and Ram Dass, also Jewish-born devotees of Indian spirituality—he’s “Jewish on [his] parents’ side.”
Why do our brains naturally make DMT? Does psychedelic science prove the existence of God? Where do psychedelic experiences and stories of the Torah intersect? In this interview, we cover these questions and more with renowned psychedelic researcher Rick Strassman.
In the first installment of Speaking from Experience, Madison Margolin interviews MAPS Global Impact Officer Natalie Lyla Ginsberg on the roots and possibilities of Jewish psychedelia.