The Man By The Fire

    Ryan was a sacred medicine retreat participant with the Eagle Condor Alliance in September of 2015.  He wrote this article following his experience:     As long as I can remember I’ve been a cynic, a hard-headed rationalist who dealt with reality in terms of objective facts. I’ve always detested religion, laughed at the […]

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Eastern Wisdom and the Sacred Medicines – Part 1

This article is offered as the first installment in a series of pieces that will highlight the parallel and congruous nature of essential Buddhist and Hindu (eastern) teachings, and teachings that come from Ayahuasca (Yagé), San Pedro Cactus (Wachuma / Awakoya), Peyote (Hikuri), and Temazcal ceremonies. Each article in the series will examine the writings […]

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Living the Ceremony in Daily Life

Living the Ceremony: 7 Ways to Bring the Teachings of Ayahuasca and the Sacred Medicines into Daily Life   Over the past five years, the Eagle Condor Alliance Family has had the opportunity to expose hundreds of individuals to the sacred medicines of the Americas.  Each individual participant brings his or her unique past, whether it […]

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A Night With Ayahuasca

Writing about Ayahuasca, or Yagé, and my experiences with the master medicinal plants has proven to be an intimidating and stilted process. Words do not do justice to the depth of feeling evoked by an Ayahuasca experience with the Cofan healers of the Colombian Amazon, and at times I have felt that any attempt to […]

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