This book examines plant-centered shamanic practices, including initiations, hallucinogens, and altered states of consciousness. It discusses both the benefits and dangers that await those who seek to travel this ancient path.
Over multiple trips to the Peruvian Amazon, filmmaker Jan Kounen was transformed from curious explorer to experienced ayahuasquero. This book, part memoir and part guide on what to expect and how to prepare, would be an excellent first step prior to committing to the journey with ayahuasca.
Founded in 1975, Inner Traditions • Bear & Company is one of the largest and oldest publishing houses in the world devoted exclusively to the subjects of spirituality, the occult, ancient mysteries, new science, holistic health, and natural medicine. Happily nestled in the Green Mountains of Vermont for more than 30 years, the company now has over 1,700 titles in print.