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. ...
Ayahuasca - Wikipedia
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...
Nagual
In Mesoamerican folk religion, a Nagual or Nahual (both pronounced [na'wal]) is a human being who has the power to transform either spiritually or physically into an animal form: most commonly a donke...
Nagual - Wikipedia
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...
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...
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...
Seven fires prophecy
Seven fires prophecy is an Anishinaabe prophecy which marks phases, or epochs, in the life of the people on Turtle Island, a Native American name for the North American continent. The Seven fires of t...
Iresine
Iresine is a genus of flowering plants in the amaranth family, Amaranthaceae. It contains 20 to 25 species, all of which are native to the American tropics. The generic name is derived from the Greek ...
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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 ...
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
Sanapia
Sanapia, born Mary Poafpybitty (ca. 20 May 1895–23 January 1984) was a Comanche medicine woman and spiritual healer. She is believed to be the last of eagle doctors, a Comanche title referring to a pe...
Sanapia - 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...
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
Gladys Tantaquidgeon
Dr. Gladys Iola Tantaquidgeon (June 15, 1899 – November 1, 2005 ; Mohegan) was a Tribal Medicine Woman, anthropologist, author, tribal council member, and elder. She worked with the Bureau of Ind...
Gladys Tantaquidgeon - 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 ...
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...
Machi (shaman)
A machi is a traditional healer and religious leader in the Mapuche culture of Chile and Argentina. Machis play significant roles in Mapuche religion. Women are more commonly machis than men.
As...
Machi (shaman) - Wikipedia
Process Oriented Psychology
Process-oriented psychology, also called process work, is a depth psychology theory and set of techniques developed by Arnold Mindell and associated with transpersonal psychology, somatic psychology a...
Icaro
An icaro (or ikaro) is a song sung in Shipibo healing ceremonies, or by vegetalistas. The word icaro is believed to be derived from the Quechua verb ikaray, which means "to blow smoke in order to heal...