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The Women’s Visionary Council is a community of adventurers from all generations and traditions. We are united in a time-honored quest to explore a more vivid and profound awareness of our inner and outer worlds. Our annual Women’s Visionary Congress and WVC Salons are open to people of all genders. We promote the right to self-knowledge, cognitive liberty and new modes of healing that involve nonordinary forms of consciousness. The WVC community shares insights on how we can explore these experiences to understand ourselves more fully, access our creativity, and prepare for moments of spiritual transition. We acknowledge that heightened states of awareness can be entered through meditation, dreams, prayer, physical disciplines, near death events, spiritual practices, dance, music, psychoactive substances, and encounters with the natural world. We support both qualitative and quantitative research methods that examine altered states. WVC gatherings present scholars, healers, activists and artists who address the leading edge of these investigations.
Beyond Psychedelics, Prague June 2018 Thanks to a travel grant from the WVC, I had the privilege and honour of attending the Beyond Psychedelics conference http://beyondpsychedelics.cz in Prague in June 2018. The gathering was held in an old wastewater treatment plant...read more
We are delighted to name Danielle Schumacher WVC’s Visionary Woman of the Year for 2017. Danielle has been a leader in the world of cannabis since 2001, when she co-founded chapters of National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML) and Students for...read more