Listening To The Plants
extraordinary evenings of transformation and healing
Ayahuasca ceremonies of the Peruvian Amazon
conducted by the extraordinary
Lamista banco ayahuasquero don Rober A
with maestro curanderos don Howard
, doña Eliana
and their spirit helpers, guides,
and allies at his side …
legendary holistic medicine Ayahuasca, mapacho (sacred tobacco),
de florida (flower water), camalonga and schacapas (aural
cleaners and vehicles of visionary trance) are fundamental elements of
the classic Ayahuasca cleansing and healing ceremony of the Peruvian Amazon.
Each has an important role in the holistic shamanic healing process.In
SpiritQuest we first undertake La Limpia, the cleansing process
involving a prescribed diet and participation in at least three Ayahuasca
ceremonies conducted by maestro curanderos distinguished by many decades
of dedication, refinement of skills, and possessing impeccable integrity.
summon healing and benevolent spirits with enchanting icaros
and mariris sung in ancient jungle Quechua, Castilian Spanish and
forgotten indigenous tongues. These magical healing songs guide the visionary
shamanic journey in a most extraordinary way.
melodies open the acoustical windows to the Spirit World around us, allowing
reception of healing and knowledge through spiritual communion.
but those who come well prepared
and in the diet are likely to experience everything
they’ve heard about Ayahuasca and more…
A spiritual seeker takes his first drink
of the extraordinary
holistic healing medicine called Ayahuasca.
medicine is prepared in the old traditional manner over a wood fire, brewed
with freshly cut mature ayahuasca (Banisteriopsis caapi), rainforest-fresh
chacruna (Psychotria viridis or P. carthagenensis) and huambisa (Diplopterys
cabrerana) cultivated by indigenous stewards of the Amazon’s magical medicines.
brewing technique produces ipowerfully visionary Ayahuasca of the highest
quality to be found anywhere.
Rober carefully pours off the “first water” as he prepares the sacred Ayahuasca
medicine at the beginning of a SpiritQuest retreat.
Eliana administers agua de florida as both protection and an attraction
to healing spirits at the beginning of a SpiritQuest ayahuasca ceremony.
healing revelations received by the curanderos in the ceremonies produce
a diagnosis and prescription of plant medicines appropriate for the needs
of each patient.
then decides whether to pursue the prescribed treatment.
after each ceremony, doña Eliana
and don Rober administer revitalizing ceremonial flower baths to seal the
ceremony of the preceding evening.
baths are wonderfully stimulating and a perfect complement to the deeply-personal
challenges and revelations of the night before. You will delight in wearing
your jungle flower fragrances throughout the day.
icaros, sacred tobacco blessings, and herbal saunas are all part of the
traditional shamanic healing and cleansing processes.. You will realize
these and many more dimensions of traditional Amazonian shamanism in your
Healing Teacher Plants
of Life, Spirit, Healing, Nature, and New Beginnings
you don’t want to miss…