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Statement directed to the ayahuasca community, to the religious believers, and to followers of indigenous Shamanic traditions

About the approach in which we work  with ayahuasca, the possibility of it being radicalized and the competing issues arising in the world of ayahuasca. I apologize to all shamans and ayahuasqueros, religious leaders of ayahuasca churches, and also to people who defend the rights of ayahuasca, for having annoyed them – though unintentionally- due …

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THE DOCTORS OF THE AMAZONIAN MEDICINE. A surreal story about something you can have no doubts about.

VISIT OF HEALING SPIRITUAL BEINGS WHO SUPPORT AYAHUASCA PROCESSES Elmer Muñoz has arrived from the Amazon rainforest, and, with him his grandfather (already deceased) and the healing beings who come with him. It is five o’clock in the morning of Thursday, April 28th. I have just arrived from picking up Elmer Muñoz at the airport …

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CONSULTATION WITH SHAMANS ON AYAHUASCA – and related issues.

SHAMANS’ ANSWERS TO THE SAME QUESTIONS Given the great, absurd arguments that arise concerning the use of Ayahuasca, we have sent these 4 questions to shamans from Ecuador, Brazil, Colombia, Bolivia, and Peru, to give me their answers in the face of so many radical and purist opinions that exist about ayahuasca and its use …

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BETRAYAL OF TRADITION, SIN OR BLESSING? We are before the time to leave behind what’s comfortable and familiar

BETRAYAL OF TRADITION, SIN OR BLESSING? Transformation requires novelty and difference. According to the “tradition” of some African indigenous peoples, women should be excised as children; but, under Spanish law, excision is a crime. Therefore, tradition is not necessarily something constructive: it can be a crime as well; many traditions actually are. One shouldn’t respect …

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Is it possible to integrate the shamanic world’s view with psychotherapists’ focus on self-improvement? AYAHUASCA AND PSYCHOTHERAPY (Part 2)

ARE AYAHUASCA AND PSYCHOTHERAPY COMPATIBLE? Since just a few years ago, a new encounter between two ways of reaching self-knowledge and healing is taking place, and although they are used by just a small part of mankind in the hands of independent and separate groups, they now look at each other with the intention of …

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DEATH THREAT TO ALBERTO JOSÉ VARELA. A clarifying and empowering opportunity for many people.

This is a message received on 24/12/2015: “Dark forces more powerful than you can imagine are meeting today against you, invales a malgnium dimantis abstec dunaika maldita. you will pay for your greed cockroach nobody will have pity for a damned worm, you deserve to be sacrificed” Dennise Dominguez abstecl@hotmail.com I really regret such a …

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BEING gay, BEING ayahuasquero, BEING creative, BEING human, AN INTERESTING AND SURPRISING COMBINATION

BEING gay, BEING ayahuasquero, BEING creative, BEING human, AN INTERESTING AND SURPRISING COMBINATION I spent many years meeting all kinds of shamans and ayahuasqueros, and  today I met a very particular one. I just met a man who combines, among others, these four characteristics, and he uses them to live, enjoy and work with people …

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THE EXPERIENCE WITH AYAHUASCA. The inner attitude of those who open themselves up to transformation.

THE EXPERIENCE WITH AYAHUASCA ¿ A THING OF TRADITION OR AN INTERNAL ATTITUDE OF THOSE WHO OPEN THEMSELVES UP TO TRANSFORMATION? Personal evolution is not a straight line, nor necessarily ascending. Growth is a spiral toward the light of consciousness. People who access the experience with ayahuasca don’t necessarily achieve maximum utilization by mere contact …

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A SHAMANIC JOURNEY TO THE HEART OF THE AMAZON JUNGLE TO TAKE AYAHUASCA… THE JOURNEY OF A LIFETIME

A SHAMANIC JOURNEY TO THE HEART OF THE AMAZON JUNGLE TO TAKE AYAHUASCA… THE JOURNEY OF A LIFETIME A UNIQUE, HEALING AND UNFORGETTABLE EXPERIENCE IN THE COLOMBIAN AMAZON. A journey to meet oneself… Video trip to the jungle with the team Ayahuasca International: https://www.albertojosevarela.com/video-de-viajes-a-la-selva-amazonica-con-el-equipo-de-ayahuasca-internacional/ A SHAMANIC INITIATION JOURNEY We will physically travel to the jungle, …

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INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR THE INTEGRATION OF SHAMANIC INDIGENOUS ETHNIC GROUPS (A reconciliatory meeting for the expansion of consciousness)

A GLOBAL CALL TO ATTEND THE FIRST INTERNATIONAL MEETING FOR SHAMANIC, PSYCHOTHERAPEUTIC, AND SPIRITUAL INTEGRATION May 27-29th, 2016 in Madrid, Spain For the first time in history, we are honoured to be hosting and organising a collaborative gathering of indigenous shamans of various Amazonian ethnic groups, a team of psychotherapists and international spiritual leaders and …

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