Going From “Working Hard” To “Creation Within Healthy Personal Measure”

4by Edith Boyer-Telmer

Dear Friends,
have you ever wondered what might be the reason for so many people worldwide to think we need to “work hard” in life? Have you ever questioned if this is truly a given fact, or if it is also possible to follow our dreams, manifest our own reality and experience all the responsibility included, from an inner place of ease and happiness?
One thing it looks like we are collectively chewing on, is the loss of meaning in our work actions. The much to high importance that humanity has given to things like financial status and material abundance, often on the expense of emotional intelligence and personal human relationships. Even that by now the people of the first world clearly sense, that financial success is not really the key to happiness, is for many still to much energy bound to fails ideas and concepts there. Winston Churchill ones sad “Success is going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm.”, that is something we only can do when we are involved and feel passionate about our work.

There is also an obstacle that our cultural imprints can bring into the mix. In this case the people from the United States truly have the worst believe system to overcome. After all, the whole idea of the American dream and the fulfillment of all, especially financial, wishes we have, is build on the idea of hard work. So as so often, we are well guided when we begin our search inside our own sacred heart and higher awareness. Again it is recommended to get to the very roots of our core values about money themes, the things we truly need in life, our desire for status in the society we live in and the burning fire we find in our soul to fulfill our personal destiny.
When we have this details together, the only thing left to do is be patient and overcome all obstacles we might spot on the way to receiving a life according to the values we have detected. In fact it is recommendable to spend that time building up our inner happiness, as it is the key to our personal success. If we love what we are doing, we can never go truly wrong and always will live in the feeling of being successful. Ludwig von Mises ones mentioned that “Many who are self-taught far excel the doctors, masters, and bachelors of the most renowned universities.” So be brave, let life teach you of the alchemy, the mystery and the self mastery that is included in this so chaotic appearing life on planet earth.
That does not mean we don’t have to do anything for our true heart desires, it just means that we do not have to experience any of our deeds as “hard work”. It is true that life want’s to be discovered step by step, and that there are no shortcuts to the places worth going in our soul and in our world, but all of it is designed to be a dance, a song a blissful discovery after all.
Steve Maraboli said: “Make a pact with yourself today to not be defined by your past. Sometimes the greatest thing to come out of all your hard work isn’t what you get for it, but what you become for it. Shake things up today! Be You…Be Free…Share.” And I would like to add this hummingbird poem – the “what we can become for it” ;-)!
HUMMINGBIRD POEM
The hummingbird reflects in me
As he’s what I am supposed to be

A playful, graceful, pure delight
A radiant being of dancing light

A very helpful source to make a profound connection with higher vibrations, is the energy field of the Ascended Master Lord Ling. His soul has spend many lifetimes on this beautiful planet. His most famous incarnations are his lifetime as Moses and his manifestation as Ananda, the favorite student of Buddha Gautama. In his years of studies with the Buddha, he learned to unveil the illusion of death, which gave him a stable foundation to learn the alchemy in the transformation of every human experience into divine bliss. When we align ourselves with his vibration and guidance, he can take our consciousness in unknown realms of happiness and the authentic expression of our feelings.

MASTER LING PRAYER
Beloved Master Ling,

penetrate me with your powerful radiation of divine bliss, Now!
I call on you with a sincere heart, lead me and all people of the world
to a life as pulsating suns of divine expression
Increase our Light and help us shine
until we are freed from the chains of darkness
Please also direct your powerful radiation,
into the awareness of all responsible leaders of our present governments.
Support them with your light
Let it shine, shine and grow until they too,
become ambassadors and regents of light and love
Thank you, Master of divine power
I thank you sincerely for your work
Help me and all people that your radiation reaches,
to accept everything you give, with all our heart
Help me develop the power to implement your Divine bliss in my daily life
AND SO IT ISsenorlingMASTER LING INVOCATION
I AM
the powerful radiant electronic energy frequency
that my physical body, my emotional body, my mental body
and my light body, unites
I stand firmly in the Golden Light
Divine Bliss radiates inside me, through me
and around me to everyone in this world

Dear Ones, I hope you are feeling blessed with the many intense changes that we collectively have experienced over the last weeks! I hope you seek for your own personal core values on money, work and creativity these days, and that you can manifest them in the most balanced ways of creating with passion, income making and spare time for inner work.
L
ove and Blessings!
Edith

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Be Wise Like An Eagle – Rise To Higher Vibrations

23by Edith Boyer-Telmer

Dear Friends,
during this last week, there have been more people reporting to me, that they are rather struggling with maintaining their energy right now. That is no surprise, as the month of September was one of the strongest of the whole year. One of the outcomes of such an collective awakening wave  is, that also more people can connect with their personal guidance, within the big collective divine blueprint for the Golden Age of Aquarius.
This collective blueprint is an important vibration to hold space for, which is why the Ascended Masters have a very special woman reserved for this divine world service, Immaculata the Planetary Silent Watcher. She is holding the divine plan of life from which constantly the pattern of perfection and creation for the Golden Age and all beings on earth flows. It is her divine ability to watch over the human race and guard individuals as well as groups of people, to follow the DIVINE WILL over their own personal win. If you are struggling with your ego, get in touch with her energy field! Apart from that I recommend you work with the support of Lord Lanto and Master Ling.

The Ascended Master “Lord Lanto” is the chohan (leader) of the 2nd divine ray, the golden ray of the victorious “I AM light”. The power tool of Master Lanto is the “mighty transcendent golden flame of illumination”, located in the Himalaya mountains. Working with his energy allows us to remember not so much to work for the moment, but for the bigger picture of our soul.

LORD LANTO PRAYER
Love the golden hope of your divinity more than your current reality,
then there is hope!!
Eventually this hope is not true anymore, because it became your truth.

The golden light of God comes to establish peace and wisdom!
Through the temple of revelation and divine peace,
the light of God manifest once again on the earth plane.

Open Up, turn into a barer of divine faith and truth!
Allow the stream of light to flow through you!
Aligned with the great plan of The Eternal One!
Your reward is immense inner wealth
and your awakening into divinity!2
Master Ling is a loving source of assistants for each of us, who calls him into his awareness. His message: it is easier to learn how to shield our awareness, than to clear our energetic field from disharmonious thoughts and feelings of the world, once they entered our conciseness. His green and golden light combines the I AM Presence of the second divine Golden Ray, with the fifth divine ray of Healing. Two of his former incarnations are named as the lives of Moses, and Ananda (the favorite student of Buddha). You can use the invocation below to make your contact with his powerful, healing and uplifting spirit.

MASTER LING INVOCATION
I AM
the powerful radiant electronic energy frequency
that my physical body, my emotional body, my mental body
and my light body, unites
I stand firmly in the Golden Light
Divine Bliss radiates inside me, through me
and around me to everyone in this world

And allow me to remind you with this wonderful “Love Poem From God” (from Twelve Sacred Voices from the East and West by Daniel Ladinsky), that we all incarnated here to help manifest the Golden Age of Aquarius for this world.

I HAVE COME INTO THIS WORLD TO SEE THIS,
THE SWORD DROP FROM MEN’S HAND
EVEN AT THE HEIGHT OF THE ARC OF THEIR ANGER
BECAUSE WE HAVE FINALLY REALIZED
THERE IS ONLY ONE FLESH TO WOUND,
OUR ETERNAL ONENESS

I HAVE COME INTO THIS WORLD TO SEE THIS,
ALL CREATURES HOLDING HANDS
AS WE PASS THROUGH THIS MIRACULOUS EXISTENCE
SHARING ON THE WAY TO EVEN A GREATER BEING OF SOUL,
A BEING OF PURE DANCING LIGHT
FOREVER ENTWINED AND AT PLAY WITH EXISTENCE3I HAVE COME INTO THIS WORLD TO HEAR THIS,
EVERY SONG THE EARTH HAS SUNG,
SINCE IT WAS CONCEIVED IN THE DIVINE WOMB
AND BEGAN SPINNING FROM ITS OWN WISH.

EVERY SONG BY WING, BY FIN AND BY HOOF,
EVERY SONG BY HILL, BY FIELD AND BY TREE,
BY MAN, BY WOMAN AND BY CHILD,
EVERY SONG OF AN OCEAN, A RIVER AND A STREAM,
EVERY SONG OF TOOL AND LYRE AND FLUTE,
EVERY SONG OF GOLD OF EMERALD AND FIRE,
EVERY SONG THE HEART SHOULD CRY WITH MAGNIFICENT DIGNITY,
TO KNOW ITSELF AS GOD

I HAVE COME INTO THIS WORLD TO SEE THIS,
MEN SO TRUE TO LOVE
THEY WOULD RATHER DIE BEFORE SPEAKING AND UNKIND WORD
MEN SO TRUE TO THEIR LIVES OF GODS GOVERNANCE,
A PROMISE OF HOPE

I HAVE COME INTO THIS WORLD TO SEE THIS,
THE SWORD DROP FROM MEN’S HAND
EVEN AT THE HEIGHT OF THE ARC OF THEIR RAGE
BECAUSE WE HAVE FINALLY REALIZED,
THERE IS ONLY ONE FLESH TO WOUND4Dear Ones, in case you are having a hard time, I truly hope this prayers and connections will help you find your way back up to the higher vibrations. Be kind to yourself, it is a lot we all have to integrate and hold space for in this moment of time. Speak to other people and let them know they are not alone! Its time to reach out to each other and share our path.
Blessings and Love!
Edith

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Staying Grounded And Blissful While Integrating Intense Energy Waves

contby Edith Boyer-Telmer

Dear Friends,
in yesterdays article about Cosmic Alchemy I shared information on the Ascended Master Hermes Trismegistus Thoth, who is  the original transmitter of the Hermetic Laws, the principles our universe is build on. We also looked into the relationship between the Native American Code of Ethics and the need for humanity to collectively develop a higher level of emotional intelligence.
Now I not gonna lie to you, facing the emotions relate to the awareness of where we went of track in the past, can be hard and it can be intense to go thru this waves. Also achieving higher frequency for ourselves leads to seeing details in human behavior, our unconsciousness before had protected us from having to face. So what to do when it gets tough keeping the feet on the ground, the eyes wide open and the heart open and blissful? My recommendation is to connect with Ascended Master Lord Ling.

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Master Ling is a strong and loving source of divine light, available to all truth seeker who need assistance in keeping their energy field anchored in divine bliss. His green and golden light combines the I AM Presence of the second divine Golden Ray, with the fifth divine ray of Healing. Master Ling especially developed his soul’s wisdom during his incarnation as Moses and his lifetime as Ananda (disciple and favorite student of Gautama Buddha, the Enlightenment Buddha). When we are working with the frequency field of Lord Ling, he helps us to connect with the nurturing love and inner peace, that deep devotion to serving our divine plan can bring.
His message is, that it is easier to learn how to shield our awareness from negativity, than to clear our energetic field from disharmonious thoughts and feelings of the world, once they entered our conciseness.

MASTER LING INVOCATION
I AM
the powerful radiant electronic energy frequency
that my physical body, my emotional body, my mental body
and my light body, unites
I stand firmly in the Golden Light
Divine Bliss radiates inside me, through me
and around me to everyone in this worldliMASTER LING PRAYER
Beloved Master Ling,

penetrate me with your powerful radiation of divine bliss, Now!
I call on you with a sincere heart, lead me and all people of the world
to a life as pulsating suns of divine expression
Increase our Light and help us shine
until we are freed from the chains of darkness
Please also direct your powerful radiation,
into the awareness of all responsible leaders of our present governments.
Support them with your light
Let it shine, shine and grow until they too,
become ambassadors and regents of light and love
Thank you, Master of divine power
I thank you sincerely for your work
Help me and all people that your radiation reaches,
to accept everything you give, with all our heart
Help me develop the power to implement your Divine bliss in my daily life
AND SO IT IS

moses-19-300x250Dear Ones, I hope you feel more and more at ease when you are feeling the presence of the other world. That you have fun working with the prayer and invocation and feel encouraged to explore Master Ling’s energy frequency, and can top up your happiness level that way ;-). Don’t forget, what we do for ourselves, we do for everybody! The deeper we dive into the authentic expression of our true self, the more light we bring into the world for everyone!!!
Love, Blessings of Light!
Edith

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The Ascended Master Ling – Channeling Divine Bliss Into A Troubled World

budagifby Edith Boyer-Telmer

Dear Friends,
while the intensely challenging frequencies of yesterdays Gemini Full Moon are still hanging over our heads and our Angelic Friends are working overtime to support these collective mini step into the Golden Age of Aquarius, another loving source is stepping up to our support – The Ascended Master Ling, with his energy field of Divine Bliss. The stronger we can stabilize our own awareness in his happiness – and in the hope that we feel for the world we create together right now, the stronger our inner light will lead us the way home to our heart. When we combine the Invocation or Prayers to the Master with inner clarity and focused  awareness of our conscious breathing process, more and more imprints of Divine Bliss manifest in our lives.
Master Ling is a loving source of assistants for each of us, who calls him into his awareness. His message: it is easier to learn how to shield our awareness, than to clear our energetic field from disharmonious thoughts and feelings of the world, once they entered our conciseness. His green and golden light combines the I AM Presence of the second divine Golden Ray, the ray of Buddha Gautama service to the world, with the fifth divine ray of Healing – which is lead by the Ascended Master Hilarion. Two of his former incarnations are named as the lives of Moses, and Ananda (the favorite student of Buddha). You can use the examples below to make your contact with his sacred, healing and uplifting spirit.

MASTER LING INVOCATION
I AM
the powerful radiant electronic energy frequency
that my physical body, my emotional body, my mental body
and my light body, unites
I stand firmly in the Golden Light
Divine Bliss radiates inside me, through me
and around me to everyone in this world27MASTER LING PRAYER
Beloved Master Ling,

penetrate me with your powerful radiation of divine bliss, Now!
I call on you with a sincere heart, lead me and all people of the world
to a life as pulsating suns of divine expression
Increase our Light and help us shine
until we are freed from the chains of darkness
Please also direct your powerful radiation,
into the awareness of all responsible leaders of our present governments.
Support them with your light
Let it shine, shine and grow until they too,
become ambassadors and regents of light and love
Thank you, Master of divine power
I thank you sincerely for your work
Help me and all people that your radiation reaches,
to accept everything you give, with all our heart
Help me develop the power to implement your Divine bliss in my daily life
AND SO IT IS

I hope you feel more and more at ease, when feeling the presence of the other world. That you have fun working with the prayer and invocation and feel encouraged to explore Master Ling’s energy frequency, to top up your happiness level. Don’t forget, the deeper we dive into the authentic expression of our true self, the more light we bring into the world!!! Keep up the faith, that the peace we focus on with so much passion these days – has to manifest over time!!!
Love, Blessings an Light!
Edith

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The Four Types of Friends According to the Buddha

50Dear Friends,
maybe some of you remember an article from August, which told us about the positive impact that being exposed to Buddhist Concepts has on us. But have you ever heard that in Buddhist Tradition there is the idea, that we have four different types of friends. I definitely never before thought of my relations from this perspective, but found it quite interesting to think it thru. Especially considering this amazing time of change, while our relationship paradigms are changing so profoundly.
Buddhists tell the following story,
Ananda approached the Buddha once and remarked that “half of the dispensation is based on friendship, companionship and association with the good.” to which the Buddha replied “Ananda, do not say so. Not half, but man’s entire life is established on friendship, companionship and association with the good.”
So it might be worth to think about the relations we had so far, how much our close friends fit the picture of Buddha’s characterization and if we have to make some adjustments to our friendship circle. I wish you blessed relations, deep insights and that you enjoy the read!
Love and Blessings!! Edith
anYoung man, be aware of these four good-hearted friends: the helper, the friend who endures in good times and bad, the mentor, and the compassionate friend.
The helper can be identified by four things: by protecting you when you are vulnerable, and likewise your wealth, being a refuge when you are afraid, and in various tasks providing double what is requested.

The enduring friend can be identified by four things: by telling you secrets, guarding your own secrets closely, not abandoning you in misfortune, and even dying for you.

The mentor can be identified by four things: by restraining you from wrongdoing, guiding you towards good actions, telling you what you ought to know, and showing you the path to samsaric heavens.

The compassionate friend can be identified by four things: by not rejoicing in your misfortune, delighting in your good fortune, preventing others from speaking ill of you, and encouraging others who praise your good qualities.

 ~ Excerpted from the Sigalovada Sutta

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9 Animal Species That Use Psychoactive Substances In The Wild

1524815_185511901649386_324707819_nDear Friends,
from day to day now, we are tapping deeper into the awareness of our shared reality with the Animal Kingdom. More and more people receive messages by the other world, transported by animal spirits. Reading this article I can’t help but ask myself if this facts might not be helpful for the human race, when we harmonize our energy field with the Animal Kingdom.
Many of the below mentioned animals are well known helper for us, in indigenous traditions identified as Power animals. I like to think, that the Dolphin in it’s  “trance-like state” is able to tap into the energetic field of humanity to charge us with the amazing qualities their lives represent to us. Same for the Jaguars – who are royal animals to many cultures, the Horse – part of Native American inheritance, the Reindeer the same 
for the Nordic countries and Pics  , part of cultural believes worldwide.
So couldn’t it be possible that animals in altered states of awareness also use the same highways of information than humans do and therefor are channeling their characteristics, love and support to us, when consuming psychoactive substances!?? What Do you think? Anybody who can share such an experience?

Wishing you loving and nurturing connections with the animal world!!
Edith

2401829514by Gonzo Nieto
For millennia, our ancestors have enjoyed, and even regarded as sacred, a variety of mind-altering substances. Cultural artifacts, visionary artwork and rituals in many indigenous cultures and past civilizations point to this fact. As Ethan Nadelmann remarked in a recent TED talk, “Our desire to alter our consciousness may be as fundamental as our desires for food, companionship, and sex.”

While Homo sapien consumption for consciousness-expanding purposes is well-documented throughout anthropology and history, ample evidence suggests we are not the only creatures who seek mind-altering plants and substances in their environment.
Indeed, plenty of our animal friends enjoy mind-altering substances: Some eat fermented fruits, psychoactive mushrooms, and opium poppies. Others rub themselves with crushed ants or angry millipedes.
The initial attraction to these substances might not be just to get high, but for nutritional or protective purposes. For example, fermenting fruits might be attractive to certain species because the process signifies the fruit is at its highest caloric value, and is also going to rot soon. In other cases, naturally occurring intoxicants might serve some curative function or contain nutrients that are otherwise scarce in the environment.
But, there’s compelling evidence to suggest that altering one’s state of mind for the simple purposes of experiencing that altered state is a natural drive common to many inhabitants of the animal kingdom. See for yourself.

1. Lemurs and capuchin monkeys get high off of millipedes.

The idea that some animals get high off other animals is an intriguing one, and lemurs and capuchin monkeys seem to be doing just this with poisonous millipedes. The millipedes store toxic chemicals, including cyanide, which they release in defense when provoked. The primates pick up and agitate millipedes and then rub them all over their bodies, coating themselves in the defensive secretions — here’s a BBC documentary clip on this. As mentioned in the video, the primary reason for this seem to be protection against a variety of parasites, but the monkeys and lemurs also seem to enjoy a thoroughly blissful intoxication as a result. The monkeys, being more social animals, have been seen passing a millipede around, reminiscent of a group of people passing around a joint.

images (1)2. Dolphins enjoy the psychoactive effects of poisonous pufferfish.

Similar to the lemurs and monkeys above, dolphins have been observed hanging out in groups of four to seven, passing around an angry pufferfish. The pufferfish releases an extremely potent poison called tetrodotoxin which is more deadly than nerve gas or the venom of the black widow spider, and thus is one of the most toxic compounds known to man. Evolutionary biologist Dr. Christie Wilcox is skeptical of the theory that dolphins are intentionally doing this for the purpose of intoxication and pleasure, but there is some compelling evidence to the contrary. For example, the BBC documentary Spy in the Pod showed dolphins passing around a pufferfish and then floating near the surface of the water, apparently in a “trance-like state.”

3. Many species of birds do what is called “anting.”

A seemingly odd behavior, ravens, myna birds, jays, magpies, and other birds sometimes either rub themselves with ants or get intimate with anthills to coat themselves in ants (see a jay do it here). This is called anting, and its purpose remains unclear.
An article published in the journal of the American Ornithologist’s Union in 1974 reviewed the possible explanations for anting. One theory is that the birds are coating themselves with the ant’s defensive chemical secretions, thus applying a protective coating much like when we apply insect repellent.
Another possibility is that the secretions serve to soothe the bird’s body during molting season. Others point to the curious movement sometimes observed during anting (described by one ecologist as “a curious dance that involved flopping around on the grass with its wings outstretched and its beak open”) as proof of an intoxicated state, suggesting that anting is pleasurable for the birds.
Perhaps the answer is a combination of these theories. Similar to how humans use cannabis, anting may at times serve a protective or curative purpose, while at other times be done mainly for the enjoyment of the altered state it brings about.

4. Many animals seek out fermented fruits in the wild.

It has been widely reported that elephants get themselves drunk from the marula tree’s fermented fruit. Anecdotal reports of these stumbling elephants go back over a century, and the phenomenon was portrayed in the film Animals are Beautiful People by James Uys (Uys also made The Gods Must Be Crazy). The idea is that the fallen fruit ferments either on the ground before being eaten, or in the elephant’s digestive system, yielding one drunk pachyderm.
As fun as it is to think about inebriated elephants, this theory has been debunked by an article published in the Physiological and Biochemical Zoology journal in 2006, and it’s been suggested that the clips shown in the above video were staged by artificially sedating the elephants. For starters, elephants don’t eat the rotten fruit from the ground, instead preferring to ram the tree trunk to shake loose the ripe fruit, even when there’s fruit on the ground available. Another hypothesis, which suggests that the fruit ferments in the digestive system, is also out of the question; the fruits are not in the digestive system long enough for that to happen, and the sugars needed for fermentation are metabolized by the elephant before they can be converted to alcohol by yeast. And, in order to get drunk an elephant would need to eat 1,400 fully fermented marula fruits — an unlikely feat. Despite its improbability, the myth, and convincing videos of seemingly drunk elephants, persist.

images (2)However, there have been confirmed reports of other animals that regularly consume fermented fruit. The pen-tailed treeshrew, native to Thailand and Malaysia, is known to regularly snack on the nectar of the bertam palm tree, sharing this indulgence with the slow loris and several other mammals native to that area, according to a study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science in 2008. The palm’s flower bud houses a species of yeast that ferments the nectar, bringing it to a beer-like alcohol content of up to 3.8%. It is estimated that, in one night, the treeshrew can consume the equivalent of nine alcoholic beverages. However, they show no overt signs of intoxication because their bodies use more efficient ways of breaking down alcohol than we do, preventing the accumulation of alcohol necessary for getting drunk. Similarly, bats regularly encounter and consume fermented fruits in the wild. Like the treeshrew, they show no signs of intoxication. When scientists gave bats an alcohol solution and made them fly an obstacle course, they performed no worse than their sober counterparts.

Monkeys also have a taste for alcohol — not only do they seek out fermented fruits, but they also like to steal alcoholic drinks from tourists. And their taste for alcohol has allowed for some pretty interesting research on their drinking habits. Vervet monkeys that were given access to alcohol in a social setting show some striking parallels to the drinking patterns of humans.
The monkeys could be grouped into social drinkers, which prefer sweetened drinks and only drink in the company of others; regular drinkers, which prefer their drinks straight, make good leaders, and are socially dominant; binge drinkers, which are aggressive and can drink themselves to death within months if given unrestricted access to alcohol; and abstainers. What’s more, not only the types of drinkers similar to humans, but the proportions of each of these behavior patterns in the monkeys studied reflects those found in human populations. These findings raise the possibility that our patterns of drug consumption are more fundamental aspects of our animal nature than we might think.

wacky-horse-570x3675. Horses seek out locoweed for its intoxicating effects.

Locoweed refers to any plant that produces the chemical swainsonine. It is thought that horses are initially attracted to these plants because they remain green longer than other plants once winter comes around. However, they begin to seek it out for its intoxicating effects, increasing their use over time. Farmers do their best to eliminate locoweed from their properties, as its frequent consumption is damaging to the animal’s health. A study published in the Journal of Animal Science in 2003 found that horses that ate the weed for two weeks developed significant weight loss and signs of depression. Swainsonine interferes with a metabolic enzyme, resulting in the buildup of the simple sugar mannose in neural cells. If severe, this buildup can lead to heart problems, reproductive difficulties, and neurological damage to the horses.

6. Jaguars eat the ayahuasca vine.

According to this Discovery article, humans aren’t the only ones that use Banisteriopsis caapi (one of the two plants used to make ayahuasca) as a psychoactive. This Amazonian jungle vine contains several compounds called beta-carbolines that potentiate the DMT in the ayahuasca brew by inhibiting bodily enzymes that would otherwise be responsible for breaking down the DMT. It turns out that jaguars also seek out the leaves of this jungle vine.
Higher doses of harmala alkaloids often result in vomiting and diarrhea characteristic of ayahuasca, so one possibility is that they consume the vine to purge the intestinal tract of possible parasites; a study of the Amazonian Piaroa tribe published in the Journal of Psychoactive Drugs suggests that eating the leaves grants the jaguar heightened sensory perception, helping them hunt. However, the jaguars are also known to roll around in ecstasy after consuming the vine, suggesting to some that its use is primarily for pleasure. See it for yourself here.

images7. Reindeer eat the psychoactive Amanita muscaria mushrooms.

These red-and-white psychedelic mushrooms, native to temperate and boreal regions in the Northern Hemisphere and thought to be the sacrament referred to as Soma in one of Hinduism’s foundational texts, are also a favorite snack of reindeer. As Gordon Wasson relates in his book Soma: Divine Mushroom of Immortality, reindeer are reported to prance about after eating the fungi — which are commonly referred to as “fly agaric” — apparently reveling in their intoxicated state. Reindeer are also an integral part of the history of Amanita use by indigenous peoples of Northern Europe and Siberia. As Reset.me recently reported, a 2009 BBC video explains how the Sami people indigenous to the Arctic Circle have long used fly agaric mushrooms in their visionary rituals. It is theorized that the connection between reindeer, Sami and fly agaric mushrooms is the basis for the legend of Santa’s flying reindeer.

Not only did these people herd reindeer, the animal being their main source of food and clothing, but they also got high with a little help from their reindeer friends. The effects of Amanita muscaria are characterized by a certain unpredictability, as their ingestion can bring about a range of thoroughly unpleasant side-effects and physical symptoms. In time, it was discovered that muscimol, the active compound of the mushrooms, is not processed by the body but is instead flushed out through urination while the more toxic compounds responsible for the body load are broken down. This led to the practice in some places of drinking the psychoactive urine of the shaman who had eaten, and thus purified, the mushroom. Some shamans even drank the urine of reindeer that had eaten the mushrooms. It turns out that the reindeer, intelligent in their own right, also realized that they could get high from the urine of a human that had consumed the mushroom, leading to what Cracked humorously referred to as “The Circle of Piss.”

8. Wallabies ravage opium poppy fields.

Tasmania is a leading producer of opium poppies for the pharmaceutical industry, supplying the morphine necessary for the production of painkillers. There’s only one problem: wallabies love the poppies. They’ll raid a field, gorge themselves on poppies, and crush the plantations in the process. As reported by BBC in 2009, the issue of stoned wallabies was even discussed at a parliamentary hearing on the security of opium crops in Tasmania, with the country’s attorney general stating that wallabies were “entering poppy fields, getting high as a kite, and going around in circles.”

download9. Pigs dig up truffles containing cannabinoids.

Black truffles, a gourmet delicacy for us humans, are also a sought-after snack for pigs. These mushrooms grow exclusively below ground and are identified by pigs by their aroma, said to be reminiscent of wet earth, dried fruit, and cacao.  A recent article in the journal Phytochemistry revealed that the black truffle (Tuber melanosporum) contains the cannabinoid anandamide, a compound structurally related to THC that is also found endogenously in the human body and is a key component of the body’s endocannabinoid system. Anandamide derives its name from the Sanskrit word ananda, meaning “bliss.” Researchers suggest that the anandamide in black truffles might be “an ancient attractant to truffle eaters that are well-equipped with with endocannabinoid receptors,” indirectly suggesting that humans might be drawn to truffles for the same reason.

Source: http://reset.me/story/psychoactive-substances-natural-8-animal-species-use-wild