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Ayahuasca is a powerful plant medicine that has been used for centuries by indigenous people in the Amazon for healing and spiritual awakening. The ayahuasca vine (Banisteriopsis caapi) is boiled with leaves from the chacruna plant (Psychotria viridis) to create a potent brew that is traditionally used in shamanic ceremonies.
Ayahuasca can induce powerful spiritual experiences and profound insights into one’s life, leading to personal transformation. It can also be an emotional rollercoaster, so it’s important to be well-prepared before embarking on an ayahuasca journey. If you’re considering an ayahuasca retreat, make sure to do your research and choose a reputable provider.
Behold Retreats takes out our top spot because of many factors. We found the combined experience of their ayahuasca journey guide and healer team really put us at ease. The retreat centers first rate luxury facilities helped us really get into the healing process and their experience with all kinds of medicinal plants was educational and fascinating. The retreat center itself is stunning; in comfort we learnt all about the science and history of medicinal plants, ayahuasca vine, San Pedro, psychotria viridis to name a few. Among them all this was the best ayahuasca retreat we visited. The ayahuasca ceremony itself took us on a a powerful healing and spiritual awakening journey. This retreat is a must.
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What we loved most about Soltara Healing Center is its mix of old and new. Not just in its approach to the ayahuasca experience, but also its architecture. This retreat center made us feel like we were in a real traditional ayahuasca ceremony. The traditional building with modern comfort got us into the history and culture of the region. Its indigenous team were fantastic, taking us through our first healing ceremonies, we felt at ease and this 3 day ayahuasca ceremony was vivid. In the middle of mighty nature, the indigenous shaman explained the plant treatments. We felt lost in another time and place. Definitely one of our favorite ayahuasca retreats.
The focus at Gaia Sagrada is harmony with mother earth. And at this ayahuasca retreat center we really felt at one with nature. Simple yet comfortable, the distraction of the modern world melted away as we became absorbed in tradition and nature. An indigenous Ecuadorean shaman lead us through our ayahuasca ceremony and we became enchanted in this powerful healing experience. The history, traditions, plant treatments, plant medicine and spirituality of Ecuador came to life as we got in tough with nature and the healing process. This is a healing retreat for the soul encompassing more than only the ayahuasca experience. This retreat center left us rejuvenated and ready again for the busy world.
The founder of Spirit Vine ayahuasca retreat center is a clinical psychologist with decades of experience in both western psychology and indigenous and plant based approaches to wellness. Its and individualised approach here and more than the fantastic traditional ayahuasca ceremony is on offer. Personal development programs, individual and in group settings made us feel we could reach our full potential here. The living standards is simple and fit with the holistic approach. The ayahuasca ceremony itself was relaxed and fit with the rest of the program. Their local shaman brough participants together and we really felt part of a healing community here.
Again the approach at APL Journeys ayahuasca retreat center was holistic integration of traditional ayahuasca ceremony and western methods. Personalized life coaching was also offered here and we found the experience to be healing and friendly. The practitioners and shaman at this ayahuasca retreat center lead us through the process, making us feel at ease. Here we learnt alot about the traditions, ayahuasca tea and the origins of this sacred plant medicine.
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