Posts Tagged ‘ayahuasca tourism’

The City for Machines, the Jungle for Healing

The City for Machines, the Jungle for Healing

Back in 2004, when I was documenting the shamanistic practices of the Ashaninkan curandero Juan Flores for my book, The Jaguar that Roams the Mind, Flores had a saying that captured the nature of his healing work. Returning from the […]

Ayahuasca Pilgrimage?

Ayahuasca Pilgrimage?

As a writer on ayahuasca shamanism, and a leader of small groups down to the rainforest to encounter the practice of traditional medicine, I have watched the rising of the phenomena labeled “ayahuasca tourism” with apprehension. The dark spectre of […]