Category Archives: Doctrine of Signatures

The 4th International Amazonian Shamanism Conference:Magic, Myths, and Miracles

The 4th International Amazonian Shamanism Conference:Magic, Myths, and Miracles Iquitos, Peru; July 19th – 27th This 4th Amazonian Shamanism Conference will be opened by the illustrious visionary scientist, Dr.Dennis Mckenna. Other Presenters (with more confirming soon are – That master

The Pusanga – the Attraction Powers of the Amazon

The Western rational mind can only struggle, to take as an example the famed ‘love potion’ of the Amazon known as the Pusanga. In rational terms it makes no sense whatsoever, how can a concoction of leaves, roots, and seeds

The Art of the Shipibo People – video clip

The Shipibo people of the Upper Amazon in Peru, have a unique and complex form of visionary art. Underlying the intricate geometric patterns of great complexity displayed in the art of the Shipibo people is a concept of an all

Ayahuasca Retreat in the Amazon Rainforest ,Mishana Peru – August 2006 – video clip

What with all the new software tools which are now available,  I’m starting to dip into the photo archives  and create a few movies of the images of our Retreats from over the years. Images from Eagle’s Wing Ayahuasca Retreat,

Medicine for the Soul – Plant Spirit Medicine of the Amazon (original Article)

Medicine for the Soul – Plant Spirit Medicine of the Amazon (original Article) A PDF of the feature article Medicine for the Soul – Plant Spirit Medicine of the Amazon, first published Sacred Hoop Issue 31, 2000. Interviews by Howard

La Mesa Norteña – San Pedro and the shamanic tradition of Northern Peru.

La Mesa Norteña – San Pedro and the shamanic tradition of Northern Peru. A PDF File of an interview with San Pedro Maestro Juan Navarro. Interview by Howard G Charing and Peter Cloudsley. First published in Sacred Hoop Magazine 2004.

Plant Spirit Shamanism: Ayahuasca Medicine and Yoga Retreat – Ayahuasca Journey to the Amazon Rainforest – part 2 – the Shaman’s Diet

“Whether the diet is to heal the body or the spirit or whether it is part of an apprenticeship, what makes it work is your good intention towards the diet. Also the good intention of the maestro who helps make