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Scene from the documentary Icaro: Song of Healing featuring Peruvian Shaman Panduro. Video Produced by the Association Ayahuasca Peru, dedicated to research, presentation, preservation and dissemination of sacred plants of Peru. Advertisements
Stylish video with scenes of ayahuasca preparation and images of shipibo tapestry. Set to the music of Tulku featuring the voices of the Mahua Shaman of the the Peruvian Amazonian rainforest. Photographed and directed by Kanseki (Willem Malten) with edit by James Becker.
Can a sacred plant from the Amazon heal our minds and spirits? For centuries, indigenous people of South America have used ayahuasca, a psychoactive plant medicine, to cure all manner of psycho-spiritual ills. Today, thousands of Westerners, seeking healing and spiritual awakening, attend ayahuasca ceremonies around the world to drink the vision-inducing tea and experience […]
A video montage of the great visionary artist Pablo Amaringo, from photos of visits to his home and gallery in the jungle city of Pucallpa, Peru. Set to “La Noche y el Dia” by Peruvian artist Susana Baca, from her album Espíritu Vivo. For more information about Pablo Amaringo and his paintings, follow this link […]
From his troubled and rebellious youth as a Methodist minister’s son in northern Minnesota, to his sex and substance abuse–fueled downward spiral in Chicago, culminating in a depressive breakdown, Adam Elenbaas is plagued by a feeling of emptiness and a desperate search for meaning for most of his young life. After hitting rock bottom at […]
When you are in Lima and the cities near the coast the soundtrack to Peru is Cumbia Peruana, with such groups like Grupo 5 in heavy rotation. As you make your way toward the jungle the music takes on a more psychedelic cumbia sound called chicha, featuring such artists as the most famous band from […]
In one of his last interviews before his death in 2000, Terence McKenna sat down with Dean Jefferys to discuss ayahuasca and the various issues surrounding the Amazonian plant known as the “vine of the soul”. This video clip is a sample of the full interview included on the DVD as part of the ayahuasca […]