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Matka - SOSNA

Salvia Divinorum: The Misunderstood Psychedelic

Join us to reexamine our relationship with the visionary and profoundly psychedelic plant Salvia Divinorum, the commonly misunderstood psychedelic.

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Salvia Divinorum: The Misunderstood Psychedelic
Salvia Divinorum: The Misunderstood Psychedelic

Time & Location

Nov 09, 2023, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Matka - SOSNA, 456 Johnson Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11237, USA

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About the event

Salvia Divinorum, a visionary psychedelic plant stewarded by the Mazatec people, made a bad first impression with Western culture in the 90s. Today, most people know Salvia as a freak-out drug.

Christopher Solomon has done more than anyone to reframe Salvia’s reputation as that of a loving plant ally. A somatic Salvia guide, he has pioneered techniques to use Salvia as a therapeutic tool for guided self-healing, meditation, and introspection.

Christopher will appear virtually for storytelling and a Q+A. He will explore:

  • The history of use of Salvia (Xka Pastora, the Diviners Sage, Leaves of the Shepherdess)
  • Differences between smoking, chewing leaves, and drinking a tincture.
  • How to use the Salvia pipe, which aids in the mindful exploration of Salvia by allowing you to smoke small amounts repetitively.
  • Explore the range of experiences you can have with Salvia, and tips for making sense of them.

We will follow the conversation with Christopher with a sharing circle. Everyone is welcome, regardless of your experience (or lack of it) with Salvia. Come prepared to process, and to make acquaintance with a new plant ally–and make new human friends too!

Note: This is a sober event. While Salvia is legal for sale, possession and use in a number of states, including New York, we will not be consuming or providing Salvia at this event.

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About the facilitator: Christopher Solomon is a somatic Salvia guide, teacher, and inventor of a pipe that aids in the mindful exploration of Salvia Divinorum. Incorporating lessons learned directly from Salvia and as a student of somatic psychotherapy, Christopher is pioneering techniques to use Salvia as a therapeutic tool for guided self-healing, meditation, and introspection. Christopher lectures about the proper, intentional, and therapeutic use of Salvia, offering a blend of scientific, esoteric, and therapeutic perspectives. He also cultivates a medicinal Salvia garden for use in his therapeutic practice with clients. His main goal is to teach people how to use Salvia for themselves in a manner that is supportive, informative, and empowering. He has a B.A in Psychology from the University of Texas at Dallas, and received his training in somatic psychotherapy from the Hakomi Institute of California.

More info about Christopher Solomon and Salvia at salviahealings.com.

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