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January 15, 2019

“Life is a process of becoming… Where people fail is that they wish to elect a state and remain in it. This is a kind of death.” Anais Nin

Undergoing the experience of major life transformation is an essential spiritual aspect of the human condition. Although difficult to believe when faced with the frightening prospect of loss, a life lived without passing through the metamorphosis of radical change is a life only half lived -...

Maslow said there is “a single ultimate value for mankind, a far goal toward which all men strive … becoming fully human, everything that a person can become… a pressure toward  spontaneous expressiveness, full individuality and identity, seeing the truth, being creative, being good.”

Central to the Shipibo shamanic medicine tradition lies a corresponding healing goal of Personal Freedom. A notion of striving for...

February 10, 2018

In many Amazonian medicine traditions, Icaros or healing songs are learned melodies passed down from generation to generation and sung by curanderos for different healing and protection purposes according to the ceremonial needs of the moment. For example in the Quechua tradition there are many beautiful melodies that inspire connection with animal and elemental spirits and with divine states of consciousness, that may be shar...

October 10, 2017

Those who have suffered experiences of abuse, abandonment or other trauma, particularly in childhood, often develop low self-esteem and associated unhealthy patterns in adulthood around seeking love and a sense of belonging in the world. Unfulfilling habits like looking for love in the wrong places, giving too much (or too little) in relationships, or allowing disrespect or dishonourable treatment from others, and many other w...

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Caya Shobo is one of the only Ayahuasca Healing Centers in Peru to have received endorsement from the Shipibo Konibo Tribal Council as to the authenticity of our maestros and medicine offering in accordance with the true Shipibo plant medicine tradition.

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