Who is Stanislav Grof

Stanislav "Stan" Grof (born July 1, 1931) is a Czech-born psychiatrist who has been living in the United States since the 1960s. Grof is one of the principal developers of transpersonal psychology and research into the use of non-ordinary states of consciousness for purposes of exploring, healing, and obtaining growth and insights into the human psyche. Grof received the VISION 97 award granted by the Foundation of Dagmar and Václav Havel in Prague on October 5, 2007. On the other hand, Grof has been criticized for furthering nonscientific psychology in the Czech Republic. He is the only person to have been awarded the anti-prize Erratic Boulder Award twice in that country.

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Grof received his M.D. from Charles University in Prague in 1957 and t...
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Sillymickel: this book rests on the latest findings of research into nonordinary states. it is informed by the research of stanislav grof, of the author & his wife’s own nonordinary experiences, of quantum physics, & of primal & other experiential modalities.
Ichojuro_: walt disney was my great hero. - stanislav grof
Thekbsmusic: "whether or not we believe in survival of consciousness after death, reincarnation, and karma, it has very serious implications for our behavior." ~ stanislav grof
0ccultbot: "whether or not we believe in survival of consciousness after death, reincarnation, and karma, it has very serious implications for our behavior." ~ stanislav grof
Ichojuro_: walt disney was my great hero. - stanislav grof
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This Lime-Tree Bower My Prison
 by Samuel Taylor Coleridge

[Addressed to Charles Lamb, of the India House, London]

In the June of 1797 some long-expected friends paid a visit
to the author's cottage; and on the morning of their arrival,
he met with an accident, which disabled him from walking
during the whole time of their stay. One evening, when they
had left him for a few hours, he composed the following
lines in the garden-bower.
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