Believing you’re in a dream, or dead

A common feature of both strong psychedelic experiences, and of ‘spiritual emergencies’, is the belief that you’re in a different reality — in a dream, or afterlife. I had that experience myself two years ago, after an ayahuasca retreat. It lasted for a week or so…

Some of this article will seem totally far out to some of you, probably most of you, but I’m writing about it because I want to



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Jules Evans

Author of Philosophy for Life and other books. Honorary fellow, Centre for the History of the Emotions.