Loyola, Ignatius de
Type of Spiritual Experience
A description of the experience
Nicholas Saunders 1995 - published in The Guardian on 22/7/95
From The spiritual aspect of rave culture
The Jesuit founder, Ignatius de Loyola, had a mystical experience brought on by wound fever. It is now commonly accepted that wounds and physical hardship can cause similar effects to psychedelic drugs. ….. enlightenment can be chemically induced under certain conditions.