Listening to the Plants

~ Ayahuasca SpiritQuest ~

~ Huachuma Mesa SpiritQuest ~


to some relevant sites on the Internet



What is Ethnobotany?

“…understanding the science and philosophy of ethnobotany…”

More about ethnobotany

“…examining the influence of plants on human cultures…”


Tour the Amazon Art Gallery
from the Usko-Ayar Art School

“devoted to the rescue and preservation of the knowledge and the traditions of the indigenous people of the Peruvian Amazon.”

…understanding the shamanic path
“…a doorway to the spirit world around us…”

The Ayahuasca Home Page
…an excellent reference site from the United Kingdom…

“…reflecting the growing global interest in ayahuasca

and traditional South American shamanism…”

Visit Yagé.net
for comprehensive contemporary information

on the magical medicine of the Amazon…

Disembodied Eyes
…On Ayahuasca, Huachuma
and other plant teacher/healers…

This insightfully-designed website is an internet classic with a wealth of information about the incredible
visionary vine of the Amazon.

spiritual use of entheogens, shamanism

and ayahuasca lore…

“rediscovering the roots of human spirituality…”

Entheogen Review Online
Now in its tenth year of publication, The Entheogen Review is a quarterly journal that serves as a clearinghouse for current data about the use of visionary plants and drugs.

Excellent information and perspective on the shamanic ally Teonanácatl, the
sacred mushroom, can be found at Stains


“… an outstanding and creative website blending competent ethnomycology, delightfully original
entheo-art, and respectful shamanic understanding of the sacred mushrooms
in the Psilocybe tribe.”

More about Teonanácatl
…its magico-religious history in pre-columbian

Mesoamerica and South America.

An excellent website about Chavin by renowned Chavin scholar
Luis Lumbreras


~ Helpers, Guides and Allies ~
~ The Serpent’s Lair ~
~ Not Without Risk ~

~ Wachuma’s Wave ~

~ Spirit Gathering ~ Shaman’s Heart ~

Extraordinary contemporary shamanic journeying music

Byron Metcalf and friends.


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Peruvian Shamanic SpiritQuest

2007 Calendar of Events

Events In the
Peruvian Amazon

Ayahuasca SpiritQuest ~
Listening to the Plants

~ workshop retreats of 7 or 8 days/nights duration ~

Transformative and illuminating workshop retreats

exploring traditional Ayahuasca shamanic healing practices in the heart of the Peruvian

Ancient Shamanic Knowledge


~ Extraordinary Huachuma Mesa retreats amidst the verdant earthy splendor of the Peruvian Amazon ~

Transformative and illuminating incursions in the Non-Ordinary exploring traditional sacred
plant shamanism in Perú

with three stellar Huachuma Serpent Mesa works …

The Mesa of the Yacumama, Mother of the Water, the Lower World

The Mesa of the Sachamama, Mother of the Forest, the Middle World

The Mesa of the Huayramama, Mother of the Air, the Upper World

“rediscovering the Amazon-Andean continuum of antiquity …”


“A truly superb opportunity to safely experience genuine

Peruvian spirit plant shamanism at it’s core”

expertly facilitated by Choque
since 1995

licensed in Perú

“Our work is often imitated but never duplicated…”

Solstice Ayahuasca Odyssey

~ special event shamanic revival celebrations of life, healing, renewal, and transformation

amidst the natural energy, mystery and magic of the Peruvian Amazon rainforest.

10 days/nights followed by an optional 4 day/night Huachuma
Serpent Mesa in the Amazon

amidst the
earthy verdant splendor of the Peruvian Amazon

Events In the
Peruvian Andes and along the North Coast


Huachuma Mesa Pilgrimage From Time

Truly extraordinary life-changing Huachuma mesa journeys through Time and Space
exploring the land, world view, and shamanic cosmology

of the pre-Incan Sican-Lambayeque, Moche, and Chavín cultures in northern
Perú …

four incredible Huachuma mesa works at places of extraordinary metaphysical power,

from the north coast to the Cordillera Blanca.