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Here’s Why They Give Ayahuasca To Prison Inmates On Their Path To Redemption

By Jeffrey Roberts, Collective Evolution

In a quest to ease pressures on the Brazilian prison system, mental health workers have opted to give prison inmates the psychedelic brew ayahuasca, in the hopes of helping them to work through their deeply-rooted emotional traumas. 

It is no secret that the current prison system lies in shambles. Overcrowded holding spaces, abusive staff, unsanitary living conditions — such environments rarely lead to redemption and rehabilitation, but instead almost always seed further violence, aggression, and feelings of alienation from society. Continue reading Here’s Why They Give Ayahuasca To Prison Inmates On Their Path To Redemption

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Is The Use Of Ayahuasca Helping To Raise Our Global Environmental Consciousness?

By Alanna Ketler, Collective Evolution

Ayahuasca, a potent psychedelic plant medicine that has been used for thousands of years by many indigenous tribes in South America, has been gaining a lot of attention over the past couple of decades from Westerners seeking spiritual or physical healing.

More and more people are travelling to Peru, Brazil, and other South American countries hoping to find enlightenment or recover from various traumas. Ceremonies are often facilitated by expert healers, including curanderos, shamans, ayahuasqueros, and maestros, all of whom have been traditionally trained with knowledge passed down from their ancestors on how to properly facilitate healing ceremonies. Continue reading Is The Use Of Ayahuasca Helping To Raise Our Global Environmental Consciousness?

Teachings of Ayahuasca – Creation, Death, Rebirth, and 15 Essential Life Lessons

By Juliet Tang, Wake Up World

My Beloved Teacher

Of all the spiritual teachers I have worked with, ayahuasca has been the most powerful, the wisest, as well as the toughest. Her love for you is so great that she will again and again take you down the rabbit holes and the darkest places inside of you until the lessons are learned and mastered.

This article is based on my personal account of working with this powerful medicine during one of my ceremonies though no two journeys are ever alike even for the same person, so I share it with great respect and humility knowing no words can adequately capture what I experienced.

In this time and space dimension, ayahuasca is known to be an entheogenic traditional South American brew that is ingested for healing and spiritual awakening. To me, she is my beloved spiritual teacher and life coach who has taken me to heaven, hell, the universe and beyond — to ensure that I remember my true essence. Continue reading Teachings of Ayahuasca – Creation, Death, Rebirth, and 15 Essential Life Lessons

Is Ayahuasca a Drug?

By Jeanae White, The Mind Unleashed

Drugs. They’re bad, right?

Well, let me begin by stating that when I ask the question ‘is ayahuasca a drug?’ I don’t mean the literal definition of the word which Oxford Dictionaries defines as “a medicine or other substance which has a physiological effect when ingested or otherwise introduced into the body.” Continue reading Is Ayahuasca a Drug?

Adam Kokesh Describes His Ayahuasca Experience

By Adam Kokesh, Activist Post

This video is the best introduction to ayahuasca I could offer after my own incredible experience. Ayahuasca is an Amazonian plant mixture that is capable of inducing altered states of consciousness, usually lasting between 4 to 8 hours after ingestion. It is commonly said to purge trauma which in turn treats many mental conditions. Continue reading Adam Kokesh Describes His Ayahuasca Experience

The World Is Rediscovering the Medical Benefits Of Psychedelic Plants

Psychedelic Plant Medicines

By Steven Maxwell, Waking Times

This week Pennsylvania and Ohio announced plans to legalize medical marijuana, which will make them the 24th and 25th states to officially recognize its medicinal value. Because marijuana is successfully helping so many people cope with a host of ailments with few side effects, some other plant medicines are becoming popular for treating things like depression, drug addiction, PTSD and much more.

Where pharmaceuticals are failing, exotic plant-based psychedelics seem to be succeeding, sometimes in as little as a single dose. Over-stressed Westerners are flocking to retreats all over the world to rediscover these alternative treatments. The treatment ceremonies are typically conducted in comfortable, controlled settings by shaman trained in dosing levels. Continue reading The World Is Rediscovering the Medical Benefits Of Psychedelic Plants

Ayahuasca – Don’t Take It Before Reading This

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From The Mind Unleashed

The video below details what you can expect to encounter on an ayahuasca journey to Peru. Ayahuasca, Amazonian plant mixture capable of inducing altered states of consciousness.

Ayahuasca is used primarily as a medicine and as a shamanic means of communication, typically in a ceremonial session under the guidance of an experienced drinker. Here is a guide to Ayahuasca with some helpful information for those who would like to try it. Continue reading Ayahuasca – Don’t Take It Before Reading This

Ayahuasca’s Medical Power Is Well Known. Now Science Can Back it Up

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From Earth We Are One, January 29, 2016

What are your thoughts on Ayahuasca? Do you believe its bad as many people label it or do you really have your own honest opinion about it? Apparently, it helps to alleviate depression and anxiety – illnesses that many take prescribed medications for.

Gary is a London-based ayahuasca user that used to suffer from anxiety as well as panic attacks. He now heavily believes that consuming ayahuasca can help with depression.

He mentioned. Continue reading Ayahuasca’s Medical Power Is Well Known. Now Science Can Back it Up

Ayahuasca: This Amazonian Brew May Be the Most Powerful Antidepressant Ever Discovered

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By Valerie Burke, MSN, Green Med Info, Waking Times, Octoer 28, 2015

Recent studies show that this Amazonian healing elixir has the power to alleviate feelings of depression in just a few hours, with lasting positive changes.

After centuries of being labeled as primitive, traditional medicines are slowly making a comeback, especially in academia. The more research that’s conducted on traditional remedies, the more scientists must bow to the wisdom of our ancestors, as well as contemporary indigenous healers who are carrying these traditions forward. One of the most powerful traditional remedies is ayahuasca. Continue reading Ayahuasca: This Amazonian Brew May Be the Most Powerful Antidepressant Ever Discovered

Mark Guay: Can Ayahuasca Save Our Planet? The Grand Initiative

ayahuasBy Mark Guay, Collective Evolution, August 17, 2015

Wrapped in the jungle of the Amazon grows a vine that has caught the attention of medical researchers, shamans, and spirituality-seeking tourists for centuries. Now this spirit vine, as it’s more affectionately called, has corporate executives flying from around the world to experience its empowering medicine. Continue reading Mark Guay: Can Ayahuasca Save Our Planet? The Grand Initiative