The Dark Side of Ayahuasca
Every day, hundreds of tourists arrive in Iquitos, Peru, seeking spiritual catharsis or just to trip their heads off. But increasingly often their trip becomes a nightmare, and some of them don't go h...
The Egyptians Had Their Own Version Of Ayahuasca They Called “The Tree Of Life”
The civilization of Egypt as we know spans back thousands of years to the days when the last great glaciers in the world were melting (10,000 BC). This information, as many of you may know, has been s...
Chemical Found In Ayahuasca May Be Able To Completely Reverse Diabetes
Diabetes currently affects hundreds of millions of people worldwide. In America alone, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that number to be approximately 20 million. Potent...
The Visionary World Of Ayahuasca – Plant Spirit Shamanism In The Amazon
by Howard G. Charing, Guest Writer Ayahuasca – Plant Spirit Medicine of the Amazon “We are not talking about passive agents of transformation, we are talking about an intelligence, a consciousness, an...
Ayahuasca & The Brain
A change to rewire the brain. Help to circumvent old patterns which cause abreation or reacting to a past event in the present. 
Looking For A Good Ayahuasca Retreat? 8 Reasons To Choose ‘The Way Inn Lodge’, Peru
With a whole slew of ayahuasca retreats cropping up all over South America these days, it can be tough to decide on a good place to go with. After doing some research online, I found The Way Inn Lodge...
Can Drinking Ayahuasca Change Your Life?
Meeting with ayahuasca for the first time, and receiving an education in enlightenment that I never expected.
Ayahuasca
Ayahuasca (usually pronounced /ˌaɪjəˈwæskə/ or /ˌaɪjəˈwaːskə/), also commonly called yagé (/jaːˈheɪ/), is a psychedelic brew made out of Banisteriopsis caapi vine in combination with various plants. ...
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Shamanism among Eskimo peoples
Shamanism among Eskimo peoples refers to those aspects of the Eskimo cultures that are related to the shamans’ role as a mediator between people and spirits, souls, and mythological beings. Such belie...
Curandero
A curandero ([kuɾanˈdeɾo], f. curandera) or curandeiro ([kuɾɐ̃ˈdejɾu], f. curandeira) is a traditional Native healer or shaman found in the United States and Mexico. Historically, in the United States...
Taisha Abelar
Taisha Abelar, born Maryann Simko, is an American writer and anthropologist who was an associate of Carlos Castaneda.
Abelar met Castaneda when she was 19 years old and a student at University of ...
Angakkuq
The angakkuq (Inuktitut: ᐊᖓᑦᑯᖅ, angakkuit; Inuvialuktun: angatkuq; Greenlandic: angakok, angákut) is the intellectual and spiritual figure among the Inuit who corresponds to a shaman. Other ...
Midewiwin
The Midewiwin (also spelled Midewin and Medewiwin) or the Grand Medicine Society is a secretive religion of the Indians of the Maritimes, New England and Great Lakes regions in North America. Its pra...
Midewiwin - Wikipedia
Don Juan Matus
Don Juan Matus is a spiritual guide (teacher) in the series of books on Nagualism by Carlos Castaneda. He is described as a Yaqui Indian. In the book, Castaneda writes that he first met Matus at a bus...
Vegetalismo
Vegetalismo is a term used to refer to a practice of mestizo shamanism in the Amazonic provinces of Peru in which the shamans – known as vegetalistas – gain their knowledge and power to cure...
Soulcatcher
A Soulcatcher (Haboolm Ksinaalgat, 'keeper of breath') is an amulet (Aatxasxw) used by the shaman (Halayt) of the Pacific Northwest Coast of British Columbia and Alaska. It is believed that all soulc...
Soulcatcher - Wikipedia
Shamanism among Alaska Natives
Alaskan Natives have a special connection to the land around them, and a kinship with the animals with whom they share that land. Before the introduction of western culture and the religions that are...
Shamanism among Alaska Natives - Wikipedia
Tonal (mythology)
Tonal (To nal) is a concept within the study of Mesoamerican religion, myth, folklore and anthropology. It refers to the belief found in many indigenous Mesoamerican cultures that a person upon being ...
Run Devil Run oil
Run Devil Run oil is one of several charm oils used by Mexican curandero folk healers supposedly to ward off bad luck and remove jinxes. Other names include "Vete Diablo", "Corre Diablo", "Contra Enem...
Native American mythology
The mythologies of the indigenous peoples of North America comprise many bodies of traditional narratives associated with religion from a mythographical perspective. Indigenous North American belief...
Native American mythology - Wikipedia
Yachay
Yachay is a special type of phlegm generated by shamans and sorcerers of the Peruvian Amazon Basin which is believed to contain the essence of their power in the form of virotes, tsentsak, darts, arro...
The Cosmic Serpent
The Cosmic Serpent: DNA and the Origins of Knowledge is a 1998 non-fiction book by Jeremy Narby. Narby performed two years of field work in the Pichis Valley of the Peruvian Amazon researching the ec...
The Cosmic Serpent - Wikipedia
Maytenus
Maytenus /ˈmeɪtɛnəs/ is a genus of flowering plants in the staff vine family, Celastraceae. Members of the genus are distributed throughout Central and South America, Southeast Asia, Micronesia and Au...
Maytenus - Wikipedia
Natureza Divina
The Irmandade Beneficente Natureza Divina is a religious, philanthropic and cultural institution, which acts as a not-for-profit organization according to Brazilian law. Its objective is to develop mo...
Anthodiscus pilosus
Anthodiscus pilosus (chamisa, tahuari, botón caspi, botón huayo or tahuarí amarillo) is a plant species in the genus Anthodiscus found in Amazonian Colombia and Peru.A. pilosus is added to some versio...