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The Little Death – A Film About Ayahuasca

This film on ayahuasca and the Ayahuasca Foundation’s Healing Retreats. A young film maker named Arnaldo Cintron came down and stayed with us for two weeks and shot this beautiful footage of Iquitos, the jungle, our camp, and the work that we do to help people in need.  It was a pleasure having his company [...]

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Carlos Tanner and the Foundation

Lately, we’ve been bringing a video camera out to the jungle with us to document some of the retreats, courses, and seminar organized by the Ayahuasca Foundation.  It has been wonderful getting footage of some of the amazing work of the curanderos, demonstrating their powerful wisdom and extensive experience.  While it is a challenge to [...]

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Jacob – Fall Initiation 2011

Jacob participated in the Fall 2011 Ayahuasca Curandero Initiation Course. He talks about his reasons for coming to the course, his experiences during the course, the healing he received, and his advice for anyone thinking of doing an ayahuasca retreat or participating in the Initiation Course…

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Skye – Fall Initiation 2011

Skye participated in the Fall 2011 Ayahuasca Curandero Initiation Course. She discusses her past experience with ayahuasca, other curanderos, and other centers in Peru, as well as her experiences during the course. She talks about the curandero, the accommodations, and the course curriculum, and gives advice to anyone considering a trip to Peru to drink ayahuasca.

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Bradley – February 2013

“Hi, my name is Bradley.  I’m 28 years old.  I live in Porstmouth, England.  The reason I came out to Peru to the Ayahuasca Foundation was due to my mental health and the concern that I had that there may be some sort of entity within my body, controlling and playing a big part in [...]

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Gary – Fall Initiation 2012

“Hi.  My name is Gary.  I’m in my early 50s and I’m originally from Canada.  The main reason I wanted to do this course was to get a handle on my anxiety, which I’ve had pretty well life long.  That would be the number reason.  The secondary reason, well, just as important, actually, was to [...]

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Marco – February 2013

“Hello.  My name is Marco.  I’m 21 years old, from San Jose, California.  The reason why I wanted to come down to Peru to meet with Carlos is ever since I was 16 years old, I became very sick to my stomach and went to the doctors and they would just prescribe antacids that really [...]

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Heather – February 2013

“Hi my name is Heather.  I’m 24 years old and I’m from Victoria, Canada.  I decided to come to the Ayahuasca Foundation because I just graduated from university and I didn’t know what the next step was so I came here to see if ayahuasca would help me figure it out.  The retreat was more [...]

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Joe – January 2013

“Hi.  I’m Joe.  I’m 57 years old and I’m from Asheville, North Carolina area.  For many years, I’ve known about it since the mid 80s and I did a lot of probing into shamanism and altered states of consciousness and altered realities way back in my high school years in the early 70s, reading Carlos [...]

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Su – January 2013

“Hi, I’m Su and I’m 29 years old.  I’m from Taiwan.  I had no idea.  I basically came with no expectations, but, ironically, I think this experience answered all my questions, like where to go in life, what to focus on.  It was definitely a spiritual awakening for me.  It was awesome.  The staff is [...]

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