Pachamama and sustainability

Pachamama and sustainability

Running an Ayahausca retreat as a business endeavour is surely not easy but running an Ayahausca retreat as a manifestation of one’s dreams is a rather challenging goal that is constantly pushing us to alter our attitudes and perceptions. One man’s dream of...
NEW PACHAMAMA MAESTRA – ADELINA MARQUEZ PINEDO

NEW PACHAMAMA MAESTRA – ADELINA MARQUEZ PINEDO

Dear Pachamama Friends! We are very excited to share with you that our family just got richer for another lady Maestra – ADELINA MARQUEZ PINEDO. Adelina brought a fresh and powerful, yet gentle and subtle female energy to our ceremonies and we hope that we will...
HEALING THE “SHIPIBO – GRINGO” RELATIONSHIP

HEALING THE “SHIPIBO – GRINGO” RELATIONSHIP

We travel to far lands and go way beyond our comfort zone to receive a taste of wisdom from Plant Teachers. In Pursuit of this little beam of consciousness, we learn to recognise the severity of damage that the broad spectrum of traumas leaves on our general...
Can a conference create social change? We think so!

Can a conference create social change? We think so!

Learn about those and many other topics related to the world of Ayahuasca healing and traditional use. Join Pachamama Temple at this amazing conference organised by ICREES foundation. ICREES – The International Center for Ethnobotanical Education, Research &...
WHOLEHEARTED GRATITUDE

WHOLEHEARTED GRATITUDE

  Good people of Pachamama family!     A few days ago, we started a campaign for Maestro Feliciano’s new home and when it was launched, we could not have dreamed of such an outcome! All the funds were collected in 2 days which was beyond our...
One on One with Maestro Genaro

One on One with Maestro Genaro

  How did you decide to become a Shaman? I was not planning to pursuit the way of Plant Medicines and I chose the formal education instead and became a school teacher. Being the son of Mama Rosa and seeing her perform healing, I still approached it with a bit of...
LETTERS FROM ONANYAS – MESSAGE FROM MAESTRO LUIS

LETTERS FROM ONANYAS – MESSAGE FROM MAESTRO LUIS

  I speak in the name of my people. I speak to all of you that are in pursuit of your soul or profound healing. We are the original peoples of the Peruvian Amazon, specifically the SHIPIBO-KONIBO tribes, which are located on the banks of the majestic Ucayali...
Kahpi – Complete Guide to Ayahuasca

Kahpi – Complete Guide to Ayahuasca

As Ayahuasca and Her properties is a common topic of many conversations nowadays and many westerners are seeking deeper healing, the misleading information about Mother Ayahuasca has flooded the internet and is rather challenging to find an online source of...
Onanya – Motion Picture worth 40 000 Lives

Onanya – Motion Picture worth 40 000 Lives

Shaman, Healer, Medicine Man, Curandero, Vegatalista, Ayahuasquero, Onanya…all mean the same and carry equal weight. The weight of healing for living, weight of seeing your culture and tradition becoming forgotten, weight of witnessing your generation being the last...
Legality of Ayahuasca

Legality of Ayahuasca

Legality of Ayahuasca is a subject that will with no doubt arise in everyone that has received healing from the brew. How can a medicine that has helped thousands to improve their lives still be illegal in most of the world? How can healing be illegal? If Ayahasca...
Is Ayahuasca a drug? Pachamama Temple

Is Ayahuasca a drug? Pachamama Temple

One can often hear Ayahuasca being stigmatized and (mis)used in the context of psychedelic drugs. We are all quite familiar with how the brew is made and what chemical compounds it contains, but what is the purpose of drinking Ayahuasca, what is the proper way of...
I am the Light

I am the Light

Sharing is nourished as a very important tool within Pachamama Temple. It happens spontaneously throughout the day and it helps us understand each other better and drop our judgments and prejudices. We spend the retreat together in a genuinely friendly space where...
New Maloka roof and EarthMonk partnership

New Maloka roof and EarthMonk partnership

It’s incredible how Mother Ayahuasca is bringing people together not only to support our beautiful Shipibo family but also how it creates friendships that lasts a lifetime! As many of you who are connected with us in this collective vision are aware, everything that...
The Origin of the Ayahuasca brew

The Origin of the Ayahuasca brew

Hello readers and once again thank you kindly for your attention.  In todays blog I will be sharing a story, the story of Ayahuasca. Now there are many different stories and myths about the origin of Ayahuasca, but this is the version that I have been told by my...
The spiritual relationship between man and plant.

The spiritual relationship between man and plant.

Hello dear reader. My name is Luis. This is my name in Castellano (Spanish). I also have a Shipibo name which is Soi Sani. I am a Maestro at Pachamama Temple where I work with my mother and brothers to help heal anybody that visits our temple. I will be writing...
Discovering the medicinal plants of Europe

Discovering the medicinal plants of Europe

Pachamama temple’s European tour is in a full swing. We have been touring for three weeks now and we would like to thank the spirit of the jaguar for hosting us and all the people who joined us in ceremony and helped us to make this happen. The tour has been a great...
POOR PERCEIVER 2017

POOR PERCEIVER 2017

POOR PERCEIVER 2017 ‘Poor Perceiver’ is an experimental shortfilm about Marleen who travelled to Peru to encounter a traditional Ayahuasca retreat in Pachamama Temple, intenting to make a film about her first experience with the ayahuasca-medicine. You can watch more...
Poor perceiver – a short film by Marleen Hendriks

Poor perceiver – a short film by Marleen Hendriks

Poor perceiver A short film by Marleen Hendriks In the summer of 2016 my good friend Marleen Hendriks, who studies art in Tilburg in the Netherlands, came to Pachamama temple to shoot the footage for a film project. All of a sudden I became a camera assistant and ...
Yoga Immersion with the Plant Medicine

Yoga Immersion with the Plant Medicine

Yoga Immersion with the Plant Medicine  Blog written by Stephen Boyd, founder of Mind and Movement Yoga.  A little bit over two and a half years ago I went to the amazon jungle of Peru to experience an ayahuasca retreat. It turned out to be a very powerful experience...
Ayahuasca and Affordability

Ayahuasca and Affordability

A lot of people have a tendency to go on online forums and Facebook groups and share their opinion: “the pricing for Ayahuasca retreats is way too expensive”. They expect cheap prices because the centers are located in South America, and everything is cheap there....
Pachamama Temple art workshops with Ruysen Flores

Pachamama Temple art workshops with Ruysen Flores

Every retreat our guests get to enjoy an art workshop with local artist Ruysen Flores, also known as Ruvexen. A unique opportunity to learn from a master in his craft. Ruysen makes breathtakingly beautiful Paintings and we feel very lucky to work with this patient...
The importance of Integration

The importance of Integration

When working with the Ayahuasca medicine the importance of integration is often underestimated by many people. We love the beautiful feelings and profound insights ayahuasca gives us. They make us feel like we are on top of the world. Like our eyes have been opened...
Pachamama Temple safety standards

Pachamama Temple safety standards

As a healing center the safety of our guests is our number one priority. The amazing healing talents of our Shipibo shamans is the main ingredient of all our Ayahuasca retreats. But what happens in a case of emergency? Every now and than we hear of a tragic loss of...
Traditional Spiritual Sacred practice

Traditional Spiritual Sacred practice

Through this traditional Spiritual Sacred practice, healing Ayahuasca became a catalyst for healing, gain insight and miracles. Taking Ayahuasca is life changing experience because of the dying and rebirth process involved. In fact there is beginning or an end its...

Ayahuasca center in Peru – Spiritual Family

Finally we had to chance to meet each other at “Pachamama Temple” Ayahuasca retreat in Peru. We have a lot to catch up in this life. Such a wonderful connection we have Gino. Reminding me of my own father. We have many spiritual fathers and children. We...
Effort is progress

Effort is progress

“Effort is progress.” If we feel dry or if we seem not to be progressing on the spiritual path, remember that if we are making effort, then progress is happening, even if we fail to perceive it at the moment. The best effort is a community effort. When we connect in...