City of San Francisco Oracle -- Volume 1, No. 8 [Magazine]
San Francisco: Oracle Co-operative Publishing Co., 1967.11 1/2" x 15". 40p. NEAR FINE. Minimal wear.
In this issue: East/West Dialogue, Tuwaqa Chi, Sunbear speaks, Psychedelic Yoga, Kiva, Living With the Land, Philip Lamantia, Native Americans, Hopi, Stephen levine, Native Peoples Herbs & Religion, Bob Kaufman Poem, Letters, Council For A Summer of Love.
The Oracle was known for is psychedelic designs and promotion of the counterculture/hippie lifestyle as experienced through the use of psychedelic drugs and Aquarian philosophy. It was designed at the Psychedelic Shop in Haight Ashbury, and published only 12 issues before ceasing publication. The Oracle was an early member of the Underground Press Syndicate and contributors included many significant San Francisco-area artists of the time, including Bruce Conner and Rick Griffin . It featured such beat writers as Allen Ginsberg , Gary Snyder , Lawrence Ferlinghetti and Michael McClure .