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Ayahuasca and Madness

Ayahuasca and Madness

Sometimes it feels as if we are literally going mad—going crazy, losing all sense of “self” as we know it. Yet sometimes we really do need to come apart before we can come back together again. While there is a context for madness within art—an acceptance that losing...

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The “Fetishization” of Ayahuasca Traditions

The “Fetishization” of Ayahuasca Traditions

Over time, there seems to be an ever-increasing popularity in ayahuasca, and as a result an increase in the numbers of people who seem to fetishize ayahuasca culture and ayahuasca ceremonies. By fetishization, I am referring to people posting pictures of themselves...

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Working With Our Emotional Bodies and Challenging Emotions

Working With Our Emotional Bodies and Challenging Emotions

Working with our emotional bodies is an important part of the ayahuasca and other plant medicine healing processes. Where we get stuck is when we suppress our emotions and avoid facing the feelings that are deep within us. And ayahuasca has a way of bringing these emotions to the surface.

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Artwork by Ash Tom Zurowski