We may try to desacralize the tea and render it down to a matter of chemistry and botany, receptor sites and pharmacology, but none of these things will ever explain the undeniable and profound mystery that is ayahuasca.
I watched as the papers and prayers burned, surrendering to the fire. The shaman sat uncomfortably close, but I figured that this was all right, since we’d spent so much time together. Yet my gut was telling me otherwise.
EAT A MUSHROOM. TALK TO GOD. Six individuals travel to meet a Shaman in Mexico to have an ancient ritual in which they ingest hallucinogenic mushrooms with the intention of alleviating their issues and discomforts with themselves. http://LittleSaintsMovie.com
“The tobacco spirit was enormous, sprawling, complicated, tangled yet ordered – but not ordered in a human way. Organic. An immense living organic tangled sprawling mess. Kind of smokey too, with lots of green with black and purple.”