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By Alan Shoemaker

An insider’s account of the adventure to turn into an ayahuasquero, a shaman who heals with the visionary vine ayahuasca

• information the author’s education and lifestyles as a curandero utilizing ayahuasca medication, San Pedro cactus, tobacco purges, psychedelic mushrooms, and different visionary crops

• deals first-hand bills of remarkable therapeutic the place ayahuasca published the reason for the disorder, together with how the writer healed his mom from liver melanoma

• exhibits how “ayahuasca tourism” symbolizes the Western world’s reawakening have to connect to the common lifestyles strength

For greater than twenty years American-born Alan Shoemaker has apprenticed and labored with shamans in Ecuador and Peru, studying the conventional tools of ayahuasca coaching, the ceremonial rituals for its use, and the way to commune with the therapeutic spirit of this sacred plant in addition to the spirit of the San Pedro cactus and different sacred plant allies. Now a well-known and training ayahuasquero, or ayahuasca shaman, in Peru, he bargains an insider’s account of the ayahuasca culture and of its use for increasing attention and reaching therapeutic via entry to different dimensions of being.

Shoemaker information his education and his personal curandero perform utilizing ayahuasca drugs, tobacco purges, psychedelic mushrooms, and different visionary vegetation. He discusses the various traditions of his most suitable lecturers and mentors, Don Juan within the Peruvian Amazon, an ayahuasquero, and Valentin in Ecuador, a San Pedro shaman. He unearths the crucial position performed through icaros, the therapeutic songs of the plant shaman, and provides firsthand money owed of marvelous therapeutic due to ayahuasca’s skill to bare the reason for an disease, together with how he healed his mom from liver melanoma.

The writer additionally addresses the emerging acclaim for Northerners touring to the Amazon to hunt therapeutic and brain growth via ayahuasca and exhibits how this fascination is caused via humanity’s reawakening have to connect with the common existence force.

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