The Spirit of the Jungle- Ayahuasca
This is one of history’s most ancient Sacred Plant Medicines. It takes us deep within to show the root of our problems. And no, this is not some trendy experience. This is your truest connection to the spirit of the Amazon. Only a true Ayahuasquero, can impart its healing wisdom.
Elements of nature, water, earth, stones, animals, plants all have souls And the highest of these souls is Mother Ayahuasca. She is the supreme-most entity of nature. This is the belief of the Amazon and its people. Also known as ‘Nishi’, Ayahuasca is still considered a sacred plant medicine. According to myth, it is said that centuries ago, a man began to take this and the more the man consumed it, the more his mind opened, knowledge grew and the more he learned. Because he wanted to continue taking this he ate only fish and some fruit and became almost skeleton-like. His family worried that he would die. But he kept at it. One day, just before he died, he said, “I have followed this path to teach knowledge to be a great Meraya. I will cease to exist on Earth, but in the hereafter I will continue to be the Great Meraya, to teach the art of healing and guiding lives.” After he died, over time, vines sprouted out of his body and wound upwards, reaching out to trees. ** Today, Ayahuasca is considered to heal physically, psychologically and spiritually. But it is NOT a drug, NOR superstition and definitely NOT a trendy new age gimmick. The whole process is a journey taking us through a deep introspection, to the root of all troubles helping us purge layers of conditioning to bring us face to face with our true self. It helps us confront our deepest fears, transforms deeply and elevates our consciousness. Ayahuasca MUST ALWAYS be practiced within its traditional context and not as some new age touristy experience. This is ancient, native wisdom, in its purest form and we are blessed when she reaches out to us. (**) Translated excerpt from “Ayahuasca -De la Selva su Espíritu”
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