Yopo or Anadenanthera Peregrina, is a tree native to South America and the Caribbean. The seeds of the tree have been used in healing rituals for thousands of years. They contain DMT, 5-MeO-DMT and bufotenin, among other compounds, one of the strongest entheogen on earth.
A fascinating debate between two prominent individuals, Tim Ferriss & Michael Pollan, both deeply involved in the psychedelic community confirming the imminent rise of the San Pedro cactus, as an extraordinary tool for growth, transformation and healing. I've myself been following the field of entheogens very closely and all the signs are there, telling us San Pedro is being re-discovered.
No doubt you will have heard stories of people going to far-away destinations to experience taking psychoactive or entheogenic brews, to undergo a plant medicine ceremony assisted by a shaman or a facilitator. Amongst the most popular plants used are Huachuma or Peyote cactus, Ayahuasca or Psilocybin mushrooms gatherings
There is a very clear emerging interest from the field of psychology for shamanism, this age-old human approach to healing and re-establishing balance in the world: the variety of media articles on the subject, publications, movies, documentaries, the plethora of training, workshops shows that. Psychology is evolving and it is inviting us to find the overlapping domains between the two disciplines.
[When The Past Limits More than Just Your Body] As the session started, she was resting in her home in the middle of Quebec and I was in Mexico, using visionary shamanic skills to support this remote treatment. I was navigating her luminous field in an altered state of awareness. I could then engage with her past and the stories of unhealed trauma.
Spirit Animals are believed to hold a particular skill, trait or wisdom that we are supposed to learn or acquire on our earthly journey. While many cultures believe in the idea of spirit animals, Shamanism is one of the main cultures that use spirit animals in order to enhance spiritual growth and development. They believe that animals hold special wisdom that we can learn from.
Many archaeologists suggest that shamanic practices are ancient, starting at least 30,000 years ago. As an analytical concept, anthropologists define shamans as religious practitioners who interact directly with the spirit world to help their people. Shamans in each culture have their own practices and are called by different names (e.g., chayanyi, curanderos, or vegetalistas)...
I’ve had an influx of remote treatments [therapy at a distance] lately, along with many questions about how this works and why this works so well, so I thought I'd address the topic to provide answers to some of the most common questions I receive.
Time and time again, during my 50 years as an explorer of all things, I've had to wrestle with what I call "the elite filtering of reality through the Grid of Deceit". It shows up in areas of politics, energy, modern medicine, media, money, covert intelligence, the military, religion, science, multinational corporations.
In a Craniosacral-shamanic session, a soul retrieval can mend disturbances rooted in physical, mental, psychological and emotional, or spiritual trauma. It can also alleviates and clear mental, energetic or cognitive and beliefs patterns blocking a person’s evolution and growth.
We mostly search for knowledge in either official history or the latest scientific updates. We simply forgot the 'Other Ways of Knowing'. More recently, modern science studies the spiritual wisdom of ancient times to attempts to 'explain' or crack the code of consciousness. The answers won’t come easy for us all and may blow wide open the concepts of reality that we all accept as true.