Psychedelics are not a path in and of themselves;
they are a profound accelerator for progressing on a contemplative or yogic path.

Awakening With
Meditation & Plant Medicine

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Welcome To Hacking The Self

We’re here to explore the intersection of meditation, psychedelics, and awakening. We provide resources and trainings to support your awakening with a multidisciplinary approach focused on:

  • Buddhism

  • Plant Medicine

  • Meditation

Whether you’re experienced with psychedelics or completely new, we’re here to work with those who share an intention in approaching medicine and meditation.

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Awakening asks that you dive into the deep layers of your emotions to transform your experiences through the ancient practice of meditation. One-on-one coaching allows you to explore concepts discussed in Buddhism and spirituality, enhanced with psychedelic and plant medicines, at your own pace such that you can awaken to your true nature.

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Explore conversations centered on meditation, awakening, plant medicine, and awakening through our blog and podcast.. Hacking The Self strives to explore the emerging convergence of various disciplines, traditions, and cultures in an attempt to understand human consciousness and promote human flourishing.

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Awakening is a collective endeavor. Our secure community is an open forum for practitioners who wish to discuss anything and everything related to Buddhism, esotericism, psychedelics, and plant medicine. The historical trajectory of Buddhism is analogous in many respects to open-source coding and as every individual has a unique perspective to bring to the discussion, we invite you to join us.

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About

Adrian Baker is a Stanford trained educator who has studied comparative religions, meditation, and yoga since moving to Thailand in 2010. He enjoys learning and teaching in interdisciplinary ways, integrating Eastern and Western points of view.

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Why is it that we always feel like we never have enough and how can meditation bring a sense of awareness to our longing for more? On today’s blog post, we’ll explore the trance of Never Enough and a meditation technique that can teach you to begin to let go of that attachment to pleasure.

Shame is one of the greatest obstacles on the journey towards healing and wholeness. It’s a darkness that blocks us from sharing our light with the world. Shame blinds us from recognizing our basic goodness. Unable to see out of the darkness, we’re left paralyzed, and the many other people who could benefit from the love, compassion and wisdom we have to offer ultimately suffer as well.

What’s the most important quality to cultivate in meditation practice? Playfulness. Play is the antidote to the judgments that block us from seeing clearly; it’s a cure for the shame that keeps us from feeling small and contracted. This blog post explores the importance of play as it pertains to our meditation practice (and our response to life).

What’s the most important quality to cultivate in meditation practice? Playfulness. Play is the antidote to the judgments that block us from seeing clearly; it’s a cure for the shame that keeps us from feeling small and contracted. This blog post explores the importance of play as it pertains to our meditation practice (and our response to life).

Awakening is the movement of consciousness becoming conscious of itself. Psychedelics and plant medicines do not offer a path for awakening but they can serve as powerful accelerators along the journey. This article examines the path to awakening as described by Dzogchen, Mahamudra, and Shaiva Shakta Tantra and the role that plant medicines can play in it all.

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Awakening is a collective endeavor. Our secure community is an open-source forum for discussion about anything related to Buddhism, esotericism, psychedelics, and plant medicine.

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Operating With Transparent Generosity

Inspired by. my teacher, Vince Horn, of Buddhist Geeks, I've decided to operate Hacking The Self with the model of Transparent Generosity.

At its core Transparent Generosity calls for a dana model of giving what you can. In essence, the idea is that those who can give more will give more and that will balance out those who are unable to give.

LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS CONCEPT ON BUDDHIST GEEKS