The Council on Spiritual Practices is an organization that seeks to bring together spiritual guides, scientists, and religious scholars who are interested in the importance of having direct experiences with a higher dimension. The goal is to have people of all backgrounds working together to pursue a common goal. People who are members of this group believe that experiences, facilitated by spiritual practices, can have significant impacts on the individual who was going through them. As a result, it has the potential to change the way people see the world. The council was developed in the 1990s, and it is responsible for pushing the Entheogen project, which are substances that are usually taken to facilitate such mystical experiences. The group has grown in power and influence during the past few decades.