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Amazonian medicine and plant diet - Retreat at Ampiri 2019

I want to tell you the story of Ampiri - A magical place in the Amazon, where the boiling river runs It’s also the story of the unique special people this place attracted to it's banks over the years, and the home this people created - one that opens its doors for people to come sit by the hot river, and get healing, rejuvenating, learning and teachings, from the powerful medicinal amazonian plants and trees. Managed and cared by two teachers who carry the Peruvian amazonian plants medicine tradition, that were thought to them by local indigenous tribes and shamans years ago. I'll let blogger Nass Daily tell you more about this river. Ampiri is located at the banks of...

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Shamanic Retreat in the Amazon Jungle, Peru - Folk Magic and Natural Medicine

Amazonian folk magic and Natural Medicine retreat, Ampiri Resort, Peru 8-28 Sep / 20 Oct - 9 Nov 2018 Welcome to the Journey!   Hello Friends! I am very excited to introduce a 3 week Foundational Training in Traditional Amazonian Folk Magic and Medicine, in Ampiri, A resort in the heart of the Amazon Jungle, Peru. The training will be guided by my Maestro, Gabriel Lynch. A specialist in natural and shamanic medicine. The retreat that I have personally taken part in on multiple occasions and will be attending will be hosted in small groups of up to 12 people. The training is tailored specifically to your individual needs. Not all participants undergo the same teachings and activities based on the...

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What is Ayahuasca?

In recent times the practice of Ayahuasca has been popularized by the west, resulting in an increase in Ayahuasca ceremonies and the travel to South American countries to have them conducted by Shaman. Many people across the globe are delving into an ancient and little-known practice. This article is written in the hopes to shed a little light and provide a base level of insight into the science and spiritual practices of the natural medicine, Ayahuasca. What is Ayahuasca?Ayahuasca is as a combination of carefully selected Amazonian plants that are believed by ancient South American tribes to possess the power to adjust and correct the consciousness of an individual immediately after 4-8 hours of initial consumption. Ayahuasca has a range of effects that include extreme visions to...

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What Is Shamanism?

While the definition of Shamanism can be quite broad, it is loosely defined as ‘an ancient healing tradition and a way of life’. In this day and age, ‘shamanism’ has become a popular key word, used a lot in the western world and in new age groups. It is important to remember that some of the Shamanic practices used today in some communities may be a little different to traditional Shamanism. The origin of the word ‘Shaman’ comes from the Tungus tribes in Siberia and is used to describe the spiritual and ceremonial leaders in the different indigenous cultures around the world. Shamanism is about connecting with nature and the earth. All ancient healing rituals stem from nature, so practicing...

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Ayahuasca and Tobacco - How Rapé Helps Unlock the Ayahuasca Experience

Ayahuasca and tobacco are frequently paired together during various spiritual ceremonies. Rapé is one of the most common forms of tobacco found in conjunction with ayahuasca ceremonies. Rapé (pronounced hapé) is ingested either before, after or during a ceremony. Although it mostly consists of tobacco, it’s also combined with other natural plants and is made into a powdery substance. It is applied by being blown up the nose with an applicator, not by snorting or inhaling it. Tobacco may be viewed as an evil and abused substance in the western world, but it is sacred to most native South American tribes. In its pure form, tobacco can a powerful medicinal tool. Most of the harmful side effects when it is used...

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