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By Alan Shoemaker

An insider’s account of the adventure to develop 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

• bargains first-hand bills of superb therapeutic the place ayahuasca printed 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 hook up with the common existence strength

For greater than twenty years American-born Alan Shoemaker has apprenticed and labored with shamans in Ecuador and Peru, studying the normal equipment of ayahuasca practise, 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 famous and working towards ayahuasquero, or ayahuasca shaman, in Peru, he bargains an insider’s account of the ayahuasca culture and of its use for increasing cognizance and attaining 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 crops. He discusses the various traditions of his finest academics and mentors, Don Juan within the Peruvian Amazon, an ayahuasquero, and Valentin in Ecuador, a San Pedro shaman. He unearths the necessary position performed through icaros, the therapeutic songs of the plant shaman, and provides firsthand bills of amazing therapeutic caused by ayahuasca’s skill to bare the reason for an disorder, 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 enlargement via ayahuasca and indicates how this fascination is prompted by way of humanity’s reawakening have to hook up with the common existence force.

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