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My Experience as a Brazilian at a Santo Daime Retreat in...

It was 2016 when I got the news: I was going to the United States in 2017 to do part of my doctoral studies...
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Is Ayahuasca Really Disappearing?

At the April 2017 Psychedelic Science Conference in Oakland, I heard more than a few attendees speaking in grim tones about the depletion of...
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Why a Culture of Integration is Critical For the Modern Psychedelic...

The continued fragmentation of modern Western culture is driving us towards social isolation. However, humans are emotional beings; we learn through relationship. Without relationship...
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Drinking Yagé to Resist Capitalist Violence

Ethnic groups in southern Colombia, such as the Siona, are using yagé (a local name for ayahuasca) to do politics in a context of...


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Is Ayahuasca Really Disappearing?

At the April 2017 Psychedelic Science Conference in Oakland, I heard more than a few...
chacruna.net

Drinking Yagé to Resist Capitalist Violence

Ethnic groups in southern Colombia, such as the Siona, are using yagé (a local name...
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Racism and the discrimination against Cannabis by Ayahuasca Users in Brazil

  Foreigners, and even Brazilians, often feel confused by the fierce accusations leveled by the members...
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How I Completed My Childhood at Burning Man with Psychedelic Mushrooms

My first visit to Burning Man was at the request of Rick Doblin, founder and...
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Ubulawu: There is More to Shamanic Healing Than Psychedelic Visions

Imagine this story appearing in the news headlines in the near future: “Once, not too long...

SPIRITUALITY

My Experience as a Brazilian at a Santo Daime Retreat in the United States

It was 2016 when I got the news: I was going to the United States...
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Why a Culture of Integration is Critical For the Modern Psychedelic Movement

The continued fragmentation of modern Western culture is driving us towards social isolation. However, humans...
Ayahuasca Spirit

Cultivating the Mind, Body & Spirit with Ayahuasca

This article is the second in a series on the psychology of ayahuasca. Click here...
ayahuasca integration

Taking Charge of Your Ayahuasca Integration

Integration is a hot topic among ayahuasca circles, and for good reason. Integration can involve...
Cannabis Spirituality

Who Is Cannabis?

Homo sapiens, and all the Homo species that preceded us, or cohabited with us for...

SCIENCE

psychedelic science

How Psychedelic Science Privileges Some, Neglects Others, and Limits Us All

Promises of psychedelic science include the opportunity to transform consciousness itself, to creatively generate new...
ayahuasca mental health

How the Amazonian Tea Ayahuasca Affects Mental Health

More and more people from around the globe are turning to ayahuasca, the Amazonian psychoactive...
set and setting

Beyond Set and Setting: A New Understanding of Psychedelics & Healing

The concept of “set and setting” has been a guiding principle of psychedelic researchers, therapists,...
ayahuasca ego

The Effects of Ayahuasca on the Ego

Ayahuasca is a medicine that has the power, in some people, to heal trauma, to...
Ayahuasca Therapy

The Therapeutic Potential of Ayahuasca

The core therapeutic issue for most of us is that we yearn to be loved...

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