NEW YORK, July 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- In the season finale of The Adventures of Memento Mori (A Cynic's Guide for Learning to Live by Remembering to Die), host D.S. Moss, goes deep in the Peruvian Amazon to participate in seven ayahuasca ceremonies in order to transcend his ego through Psychedelic Ego Death. In the two-part episode Moss discovers his unhealthy approach to love and success and how they were driving his hijacked ego. With the advice of a psychedelic therapist and a death coach, he takes his audio equipment into the jungle and records what turns out to be life changing lessons. Although true ego death eludes him, Moss finds something even better - true love.
Ayahuasca is a psychedelic admixture used in traditional Amazonian healing ceremonies. It's active hallucinogen, DMT (dimethyltryptamine) is said to be the same chemical our bodies release when we die. In modern spiritual circles, it's used to achieve white light, or ego death. Recently, however, it's become a near mainstream trend. Chelsea Handler does it on TV, Ben Stiller does it in a movie, there are celebrity shamans and on any given night you can find an ayahuasca ceremony in a Williamsburg or TriBeCa loft. What's unique about the ceremonies in The Adventures of Memento Mori is that the audience goes into the jungle and on an audible journey into the misery and bliss of a twelve day ceremony. Even more importantly, is the exploration of - SUCCESS, defined in terms of money, power and fame - and how that corrupts the conditions of when to give and accept LOVE. What begins as a podcast about death ends as a podcast about love.
- it's so unique and makes death easy to listen to! - VICE
- more like a riveting Indiana Jones ride than a somber funeral procession - Spoke / SiriusXM
- There's charm, irony, philosophy; this show manages to be serious without taking itself too seriously. - The Bello Collective
The Adventures of Memento Mori (A Cynic's Guide for Learning to Live by Remembering to Die) is now available on iTunes, Stitcher and all major podcatchers. Satirical and philosophical, the podcast follows host, D.S. Moss, as he attempts to reconcile his own impermanence. Developed for men and women ages 35 to 55, The Adventures of Memento Mori podcast aims to change how people think about mortality. Moss challenges listeners to welcome death as part of life's cycle, thereby compelling them to live more meaningful lives (himself included). In each 30-minute episode, host, D.S. Moss, goes on an adventure of embracing his own mortality.
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