For decades, researchers have puzzled over the mystery of the origin of Ayahuasca, especially the question of how the synergy was discovered between the the two components of the brew: the vine (Banisteriopsis caapi) with a monoamine oxidase inhibiting (MAOI) action and the leaf (Psychotria viridis or Diplopterys cabrerana), which requires that MAOI action to make their dimethyltryptamine (DMT) orally active.
Sexual abuse by shamans in the ayahuasca community – an entry point into what it is, why it’s an issue, and how to understand and discuss it.
This three-part series guides you through Amazonian plants: their uses, benefits, traditions, research, stories and magic. Live, Online Tuesday May 6, 13, 20 — from 7pm – 9pm MDT
An introduction and overview of Cat’s Claw, one of the most amazing and powerful plants on this planet.
Painter Daniel Mirante explains some of the meanings and symbolism in his latest artwork ‘Chanting Down Babylon’ in a video journey through the artwork.
The groundbreaking shamanic documentary Aya: Awakenings is now available for viewing on Vimeo on Demand: https://vimeo.com/ondemand/ayaawakenings . Featuring the artwork of Pablo Amaringo, Andy Debernardi and more; written by Rak Razam and directed by Tim Parish, video editing by Verb Studios, soundscapes by Lulu Madill and music by Shpongle, Tipper, Darpan, Lulacruza, Maneesh de [...]