As well as being the host of the podcast The Entheogenic Evolution, Martin W. Ball, Ph.D. is an adjunct professor of religious studies and the author of several books on entheogenic spirituality. His latest written work is Being Infinite - An Entheogenic Odyssey into the Limitless Eternal: A Memoir from Ayahuasca to Zen.

In 2008, after devoting several years of his life to the academic study of spirituality, Martin had a textbook mystical experience under the influence of 5-meO-DMT, the psychoactive compound found in a number of plant species and in the venom of the Sonoran desert toad. This and his many subsequent 5-meO-DMT experiences have profoundly impacted his life, work, and spiritual development.

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