Preface #1 : This is an experience that happened to me, at this point, over 2 years ago. I wrote most of this immediately after my experience, but after that it just sat on my computer 3/4 of the way finished. Recently I've been feeling the nagging call of needing to get this out to … Continue reading An Ayahuasca Experience of Motherly Love and Family Dynamics
I recently had the opportunity to partake in a 4-day shamanic ceremony in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. This article is part of the larger story, if you would like to read the full version that includes discovering my spirit animal and Ayahuasca, you can do so here. Context: A lot of people take psychedelic substances because they want to "trip". They want to have some funky visions, think a bit differently, and have a fun experience they can tell their friends about. The same can be said about many people who … Continue reading The effects vs. the power of psychedelic plant medicines
I recently had the opportunity to partake in a 4-day shamanic ceremony in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. This article is Part 3 of the larger story, if you would like to read the full version that includes taking Kambo and Discovering my spirit animal, you can do so here. After a day of Kambo followed … Continue reading Ayahuasca and Sao Pedro with a side of Exorcism
I recently had the opportunity to partake in a 4 day Shamanic retreat, where I tried Kambo, discovered my spirit animal, drank Ayahuasca and Sao Pedro, and then finished it off with a 4 hour Temazcal ceremony. This isn’t my first rodeo with experiences like this either - I’ve done Ayahuasca three times and been … Continue reading My 4 Day Shamanic Journey – Kambo, Discovering my Spirit Animal, Ayahuasca, Sao Pedro, and Temazcal.
The first dose has been taken. Before I jump into the story I want to provide some context of my life and previous experiences — Throughout the last three years I have been seriously practicing meditation. I have completed three Vipassana Meditation courses, twice as a student and once as a volunteer, helping the other meditators. To … Continue reading My Ayahuasca Experience — A Heavenly Hell