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Vine of the Soul: Encounters with Ayahuasca

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 […]

Author Adam Elenbaas talks about his new book “Fishers of Men”

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 […]

Terence McKenna: The Last Word

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 […]