Cannabis & Spirituality: Part One With Stephen Gray #71



Stephen Gray, contributor and editor of Cannabis & Spirituality: An Explorer’s Guide to an Ancient Plant Spirit Ally, joined the Soul in Wonder Podcast to talk about cannabis and its potential for spiritual, personal, and global awakening.


  • The stigmatization of cannabis over the last century

  • The misinterpretation of the plant in spiritual communities, and the dogma that has perpetuated the stigmatization of the medicine

  • The various ways in which cannabis can be used as a powerful spiritual medicine ally

  • Anxiety, fear, and paranoia--why someone might be experiencing these things while using cannabis, and how they can use it to their advantage for spiritual healing

  • The future of cannabis and the dire state in which humanity and the earth depend on our ability to wake up and commune with nature in a balanced, harmonious way


Stephen Gray is a teacher and writer on spiritual subjects and sacramental medicines. He has worked extensively with Tibetan Buddhism, the Native American Church, and with several entheogenic medicine paths. Stephen is the author of "Returning to Sacred World: A Spiritual Toolkit for the Emerging Reality" (2010) and editor/contributor for "Cannabis and Spirituality: An Explorer's Guide to an Ancient Plant Spirit Ally (2017). He is also a conference ( and workshop organizer, leader, and speaker as well as a part-time photographer and music composer under the artist name Keary. Stephen lives in Vancouver, British Columbia.