Ayahuasca – Tradition and Spirit of the Sacred Vine

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Unlike what you may have heard, the Ayahuasca tea is not a recreational substance. The ayahuasca brew has been used for hundreds of years by South American tribes for therapeutic purposes and as a link to the spiritual realm. In fact, the herb is regarded by most locals as a holy spiritual component. The herb is comparable to the Holy Aya preparation 300x263 Ayahuasca   Tradition and Spirit of the Sacred VineCommunion as well as the sacramental wine in the Christian religion. The only difference is the spirit with which the revelers of this herbal concoction commune.

Therefore, if you would like to know more about the ayahuasca herb with an aim of coming up with your own special Ayahuasca recipe, then you’ll find this article quite an interesting read. What most don’t seem to realize or understand is that Ayahuasca is not just one plant or herb, it is a combination of them and there are many Ayahuasca recipes out there, with many shamans having their very own special ayahuasca brew.

Whereas it may seem strange to think that there is a spiritual deity residing in the herb, it is critical that you think about the amazing tales of the Findhorn society that resided in the Northern parts of Scotland. In spite of the difficult conditions of the terrain and the poor climatic conditions, the locals managed to nurture the plant to maturity. There are most people who attribute their realization in horticulture to the spiritual deity found in the plant.painting ayahuasca 221x300 Ayahuasca   Tradition and Spirit of the Sacred Vine

In addition, the Hopi Indians from Arizona who are successful in corn farming have also attributed their accomplishment to the spiritual deities found in the plant. This is because the area experiences very little rainfall. But with the spiritual assistance that they obtain from the plant, they are able to successfully grow corn.

Individuals who drink Ayahuasca tea point out to its spirit as a gatekeeper. This in turn enables the user to access different realms that are inaccessible to those who have not taken the drink. Stories are told of shamans from the Amazon who are able to travel to the spiritual world back and forth thanks to the Ayahuasca tea. In addition, the drink enables them to heal different types of ailments. These include both physical and mental illnesses. This claim has been supported by a reporter working with the National Geographic Adventure who asserts that her depression was immediately cured after taking the Ayahuasca tea. She adds that, there are numerous documented therapies linked with drinking the herbal concoction. For example, addictions such as cocaine dependence as well as conditions such as metastasized colorectal cancer have been overcome by taking this therapeutic tea.

Another interesting thing about the ayahuasca tea is that it is not addictive and is not in any way harmful to your health.  That is not to say, however, that there are no physical ayahuasca effects, as there certainly are.  In upcoming articles, we’ll talk more about the ayahuasca effects and the various ayahuasca recipes that have been successfully used by many in the west to create the Ayahuasca experience.

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2 Responses to “Ayahuasca – Tradition and Spirit of the Sacred Vine”

  1. joebaker says:
    February 1st, 2011 at 4:01 am

    what a great way to connect with the spirits… for now!

  2. melody says:
    March 5th, 2011 at 3:22 am

    Ayahuasca Tea is great!

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