Category Archives: inspiration

Pablo Amaringo – at home with the great visionary artist

Clip taken on a recent visit (Dec 2007) to Pablo’s home in Pucallpa (Peru). Pablo is one of the world’s greatest visionary artist. There is an interview with Pablo on my website at; View Original Interview with Pablo Amaringo

Pablo Amaringo – at home with the great visionary artist

Clip taken on a recent visit (Dec 2007) to Pablo’s home in Pucallpa (Peru). Pablo is one of the world’s greatest visionary artist. There is an interview with Pablo on my website at; View Original Interview with Pablo Amaringo

Death as an Adviser – The Shaman’s Perception of Death

In traditional wisdom and knowledge, life is a continuum that does not end at the moment of death. One of the most important traditional tasks of the seer, shaman, medicine man or woman is to assist people who are either

Death as an Adviser – The Shaman’s Perception of Death

In traditional wisdom and knowledge, life is a continuum that does not end at the moment of death. One of the most important traditional tasks of the seer, shaman, medicine man or woman is to assist people who are either

Shipibo Ayahuasca Shaman, Benjamin Ochavano Interviewed in the Amazon Rainforest in Peru.

Conversation with Benjamín Ochavano, Peru 2002 Howard G Charing & Peter Cloudsley interviewed Shipibo Ayahuasca Shaman Benjamin Ochavano in the Amazon Rainforest of Peru, who is in his late seventies to discuss how Ayahuasca can help those Westerners who are

Shipibo Ayahuasca Shaman, Benjamin Ochavano Interviewed in the Amazon Rainforest in Peru.

Conversation with Benjamín Ochavano, Peru 2002 Howard G Charing & Peter Cloudsley interviewed Shipibo Ayahuasca Shaman Benjamin Ochavano in the Amazon Rainforest of Peru, who is in his late seventies to discuss how Ayahuasca can help those Westerners who are

Ayahuasca, Sacred Medicine for the Soul PART 2

I discovered that Ayahuasca is a medicine, so unlike the Western understanding, a medicine which works on every level, on the physical and non-physical beings, our consciousness, our emotions, and our spirit. It is as if you are drinking not

Ayahuasca, Sacred Medicine for the Soul PART 2

I discovered that Ayahuasca is a medicine, so unlike the Western understanding, a medicine which works on every level, on the physical and non-physical beings, our consciousness, our emotions, and our spirit. It is as if you are drinking not

Ayahuasca, Sacred Medicine for the Soul PART 1

We humans have a special relationship and dependence on plants. Since our beginnings, they have been the source both directly and indirectly of our food, our shelter, our medicines, our fuel, our clothing, and of course the very oxygen that

Ayahuasca, Sacred Medicine for the Soul PART 1

We humans have a special relationship and dependence on plants. Since our beginnings, they have been the source both directly and indirectly of our food, our shelter, our medicines, our fuel, our clothing, and of course the very oxygen that

The Sacred Attributes of Plants, the Spirit of Life – a Shaman’s Perspective.

The shamans work with the power of the plants in many ways, the colours of the flowers, the perfume, their shape, form, and associations. This although does not play a role in modern medicine, this understanding has a long history

The Sacred Attributes of Plants, the Spirit of Life – a Shaman’s Perspective.

The shamans work with the power of the plants in many ways, the colours of the flowers, the perfume, their shape, form, and associations. This although does not play a role in modern medicine, this understanding has a long history

Ayahuasca, Icaros and the Visual Music of the Shipibo tribe of the Amazon

The Magical Art of the Shipibo People of the Upper Amazon Underlying the intricate geometric patterns of great complexity displayed in the art of the Shipibo people is a concept of an all pervading magical reality which can challenge the

Ayahuasca, Icaros and the Visual Music of the Shipibo tribe of the Amazon

The Magical Art of the Shipibo People of the Upper Amazon Underlying the intricate geometric patterns of great complexity displayed in the art of the Shipibo people is a concept of an all pervading magical reality which can challenge the