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Metzner, Ralph

Works: 119 works in 263 publications in 8 languages and 3,893 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  Biography  History  Case studies 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Translator, Narrator
Classifications: BF207, 154
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Ralph Metzner
The psychedelic experience; a manual based on the Tibetan book of the dead by Timothy Leary( Book )
48 editions published between 1964 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In the mid-1960s, Harvard University psychology professor Timothy Leary and his colleagues ... conducted a series of experiments with LSD and other psychedelic drugs until negative national media attention led to the suspension of their program. But they continued their pursuits in non-academic surroundings. The Psychedelic Experience is a manual based on their studies."--Back cover
The ecstatic adventure by Ralph Metzner( Book )
5 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Maps of consciousness; I Ching, Tantra, Tarot, alchemy, astrology, actualism by Ralph Metzner( Book )
11 editions published between 1971 and 1974 in English and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Green psychology : transforming our relationship to the earth by Ralph Metzner( Book )
3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ram Dass fierce grace ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Richard Alpert, after being expelled from Harvard in 1963 for experimenting with LSD, morphed into Ram Dass, a serious and much loved spiritual leader, author and lecturer. This film visits Ram Dass in 2001 as he remakes his life since suffering a stroke five years ago. Balances fascinating, often hilarious footage from the hippie era with contemporary material and interviews with Ram Dass and his associates
The Psychedelic reader. Selected from the Psychedelic review. Edited by Gunther M. Weil, Ralph Metzner and Timothy Leary ( Book )
2 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The well of remembrance : rediscovering the earth wisdom myths of northern Europe by Ralph Metzner( Book )
3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The world of the goddess by Marija Gimbutas( Visual )
5 editions published between 1990 and 1993 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Marija Gimbutas discusses culture, religious beliefs, symbolism and mythology of Old Europe pertaining to goddesses of life, death, and regeneration. Following her lecture are questions from audience
Opening to inner light : the transformation of human nature and consciousness by Ralph Metzner( Book )
9 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The unfolding self : varieties of transformative experience by Ralph Metzner( Book )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Know your type : maps of identity by Ralph Metzner( Book )
1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Images from the I Ching : visual meditations of the book of change by Ann Williams( Book )
4 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Learning theory and the therapy of neurosis by Ralph Metzner( Book )
10 editions published in 1961 in 3 languages and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Why? : what your life is telling you about who you are and why you're here by Matthew McKay( Book )
3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Do you wonder what your true path in life is? We each have a purpose and a mission. However, uncovering this purpose can be challenging, and often daunting. If you are like most, you have probably asked yourself, "Why am I here?" But where do you turn for answers? Religion? Psychology? Spirituality? Written by psychologist and bestselling author Matthew McKay, charismatic Silicon Valley spiritual leader Sean OLaoire, and bestselling author Ralph Metzner, Why? will help you see what your past and present experiences are telling you about the spiritual theme in your life; one that is visible when you know how to read the signs. Your experiences may be that of a Healer/Peacemaker, an Explorer/Scientist, a Warrior/Guardian, an Artist/Designer, a Teacher/Communicator, or a Builder/Organizer. By showing you how to uncover your unique path, this book will help you discover your life's true meaning. This book will help you dismantle tired, old traditions that tell us that we should avoid pain and seek pleasure or pursue power, and shows us that even pain can play an important part in how we choose to live. The book also helps you to create your own cosmology that unites your beliefs with your life's mission, helps you recognize that individual mission, and outline exercises to bring you into alignment with this mission via personal practices. Despite these heady topics, the book is written in an accessible, inspiring, and entertaining tone. We are here to see, to know, to gather whatever wisdom our life offers, and to make use of that wisdom as our soul matures. A seamless blending of deep spirituality, good psychology and practical living, Why? offers the tools that you need to gain knowledge and awareness of yourself at the deepest level. So get ready to reveal your personal path in life, and begin living life to its fullest."--
The psychedelic reader : selected from the Psychedelic review ( Book )
7 editions published between 1965 and 1997 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ayahuasca : hallucinogens, consciousness, and the spirit of nature by Ralph Metzner( Book )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Birth of a psychedelic culture : conversations about Leary, the Harvard experiments, Millbrook and the sixties by Ram Dass( Book )
3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Included in Birth of a Psychedelic Culture are personal commentaries from some of the other players integral to the scene: Peggy Hitchcock, the Mellon Foundation heiress; Dr. George Litwin, Harvard professor and author; Dr. Gunther Weil, psychologist and educator; Dr. Michael Kahn, clinical psychologist and Professor Emeritus at USC, Santa Cruz; poet Dr. Elsa von Eckartsberg; Dr. George Litwin, organizational behavior consultant; Dr. Paul Lee, professor of philosopy and religion, UC Santa Cruz; Dorothy Fadiman, award winning filmmaker; Lisa Ferguson, and many others. No understanding of the history of the sixties could ever be complete without a grasp of the work of Leary, Alpert, and Metzner, the cultural resistance to their experiments, and the way in which psychoactive drug use became a part of contemporary society
Hofmann's potion ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A look at Swiss chemist Albert Hofmann and his discovery of the LSD elixir. Experiments conducted at first on himself revealed the power of this potion for medical research and mental exploration. Features interviews with many LSD pioneers
Transforming awareness ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Series moderator Jeffrey Mishlove interviews speakers on self-limiting behaviors and thoughts, change and self development
Sacred mushroom of visions : teonanácatl : a sourcebook on the psilocybin mushroom ( Book )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Alternative Names
Метцнер, Ральф
English (109)
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