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ayahuasca-sorcery

How I Became an Ayahuasca Sorcerer

I have discussed the idea, widely held in the Upper Amazon, that human beings in general, and shamans in particular, have powerful urges to...
shaman-ayahuasca

Psychoactive Plants and Shamanic Consciousness

The shaman is not only a hunter, warrior, healer, diviner, and entertainer, but also a natural scientist and thinker. Anthropologist Elizabeth Reichel-Dolmatoff reports that...
Ayahuasca Visions

Advice for Encounters with Scary Serpents and Talking Plants During Ayahuasca...

It’s always difficult to speak of the world of spirits as a reality—the cultural leap is gigantic. I like Romuald Leterrier’s concept best of...
ayahuasca doctor

A Doctor’s Initiation with the Powerful Amazonian Brew Ayahuasca

My first experience of taking the ayahuasca medicine was truly one of the most remarkable I have ever had. It brought me in touch...
Rick Strassman DMT

Dr. Rick Strassman Explains Why DMT is “The Spirit Molecule”

Psychiatrist Dr. Rick Strassman was the first scientist to conduct U.S. government-approved human research into psychedelic substances after the so-called War on Drugs. He has published...
Psychedelic Experiences

What the Psychedelic Experience Really Is

There are many accounts of psychedelic experiences online and in books, written by people who’ve dabbled or dived into substances from LSD to psilocybin,...
Michael Harner

The Extraordinary Shamanic Legacy of Michael Harner (1929-2018)

Michael Harner is widely acknowledged as the world's foremost authority on shamanism and has had an enormous influence on both the academic and lay...
female ayahuasca shaman

Being a Female Ayahuasca Shaman in Peru – An Interview with...

With a smile so bright it could illuminate a continent, Adela Navas de Garcia is a vibrant healer from Iquitos, Peru. Mother to 8 children, she...
Pablo Amaringo

Plant Visions: An Interview with Ayahuasca Artist Pablo Amaringo

Pablo Amaringo is one of the world’s greatest visionary artists. He is renowned for his highly complex, colourful and intricate paintings that are inspired...
Ayahuasca Books

15 Ayahuasca Books You Should Get Your Hands On

There have been many ayahuasca books published during the last two decades. With its uncanny ability to evoke otherworldly visions, ayahuasca has summoned some...
Enhance Your Journey with "The Ayahuasca Path of Healing and Self-Discovery" Video Lessons
Taught by an ayahuasca facilitator with 23 years experience on the path, you'll learn 1) How to enhance your inner journey 2) The essentials for staying safe 3) The importance of personal preparation and integration, and 4) Common misunderstandings about ayahuasca.
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