The Vedi Lab Concept Sketch

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This is a 3D concept sketch I created for the Stasis Biotech Systems psychonautic laboratory in Vedi, Armenia. The idea was to have the lab designed like an ancient Vedic stupa, which is described further in the first comment below. Read More...

The Delphic Oracle of the Sistine Chapel

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Took this photo several years ago of a portion of the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel in the Vatican. Read More...

Sacred Mushrooms in Christian Art

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Sacred mushrooms in medieval Christian art. This is the Soma communion tradition of the Rig-Veda. Read More...

Baphomet in the Hall of Colors

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Inspiration for the inhabitant of the Hall of Colors.

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Adam and Eve and the Tree of Knowledge

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A fresco in Plaincouralt abbey in France depicting Adam and Eve next to an Amanita muscaria mushroom tree of knowledge, apparently mushing it into a communion bread. Read More...

The Hourglass Tower to Heaven

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Persian coin depicting a Zoroastrian fire altar in the shape of an hourglass. Read More...

The Islamic Triple Goddess

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Inside the Kaaba in Mecca there are three pillars symbolizing the three daughters of Allah. Read More...

The Buddhabrot

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One of the visionary elements in the story is the Buddhabrot, a variation on the famous Mandelbrot fractal. Read More...

Sacred Mountain Symbolism in Budapest

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How many tiers up the transcendental mountain until you reach the Clear Light from which the immortal waters flow? Read More...

Etruscan Entheogen Use

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Evidence for entheogen use amongst Etruscans, forebears of the Romans. Read More...

The Nagual Jaguar Form "Runauturuncu"

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In the story, I introduce the concept of "liminals", which are creatures in an intermediate state of transition between human and animal form. Read More...

Evidence of Vedic principles in Christianity

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A photo I took last year in a Prague Cathedral of an angel holding a vajra. Christianity has its roots in the Vedas, you see. Read More...

Winged Lion Deities (Sphinx)

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The lion symbolism is used throughout my new novel corresponding to the goddess archetype and entrance to "heaven".
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The Vajra-kila Dagger

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A Vajra-kila ritual dagger used to mark a lightning strike believed to create a bridge between heaven and earth. Read More...

Vajra Symbolism in Austrian Cathedral

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This is a photo I took last year of a ceiling fresco in Austria. Read More...