Aya: Awakenings VOD

  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,...

Some Thoughts on DMT Art

A number of artists have attempted to render the striking visual experiences that occur after ingesting ayahuasca or DMT. In the Upper Amazon, there are both indigenous artists, whose traditional work consists largely of abstract patterns, such as those found on the...

The Ayahuasca Effect

By Kirby Surprise Psy.D The world’s most powerful antidepressant and psychotherapeutic agent may be a natural herbal tea. As many as 40 million Americans will suffer from some form of depression during their lifetimes. For some depression will be a mercifully short...

Ayahuasca in the Supreme Court

By Steve Beyer While it is apparently legal in the United States to possess the ayahuasca vine and its β-carboline constituents, it is clearly illegal to possess DMT, or any plants, such as chacruna, that contain DMT. Under Chapter 13 of the Controlled Substances Act,...