There are many forms of healing, whether it be healing of the physical body, addressing mental health, or healing a fragmented soul or spirit. But how do they connect and where do they cross over?
Fifteen years ago, in my first ever plant medicine ceremony, I was sexually assaulted by a so-called shaman, a man from France. Fortunately, in my vulnerability, I was able to say “no”, told him that I had a boyfriend, and pushed him away.
The sacred brew of Ayahuasca has been used for generations to address internal struggles and cosmic influences by many shamanic and indigenous cultures.
The sky in São Paulo, Brazil, turned pitch black at 3 p.m. on Monday. What should have been a bright afternoon suddenly became a bleak night.
In the past decade, sacred medicine tourism has increased exponentially throughout the Peruvian Amazon. There are approximately twenty licensed operators offering Ayahuasca retreats in Peru and many more who are operating unlicensed.
This is it—you’re finally ready. After consuming as much information about ayahuasca as humanly possible, it’s high time to look for an ayahuasca retreat center.
Many of us spend our lives collecting experiences. We jump from opportunity to task, to person to place collecting memories, stories and forging relationships. We are the best collectors, but we’re not necessarily apt integrators of our experiences.
Noya Rao, known in Spanish as “Palo Volador” or “The Flying Tree” is a mythical plant, of which there are only three found in the entire Amazon Basin.
Environment and Sustainability: Toward a new relationship with nature.
Our collaborator Dr Jordi Riba presented these ground-breaking results at the Interdisciplinary Conference on Psychedelics Research last week in Amsterdam.
In the Amazonian basin of Peru lives a type of tree called Noya Rao. And there’s only three of them- as far as the Mahua Shipibo people know, anyway. Its medicine has been used ceremonially in the Shipibo tradition for centuries.
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