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Ayahuasca

The sacred Ayahuasca music played during a Sound of Light ceremony is a crucial soundtrack that accompanies us as our perception expands and hearts open. Though there are periods of silence, the music acts as an anchor that can help us tap into emotions and find grounding in the rhythms. The music is the heartbeat of an […]

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  For days before vision quest, the group at Sound of Light had been anticipating the time when we would each find our perch in the forest with nothing but ourselves, water, and the guidance of plant medicine ayahuasca. The solitude and simplicity in nature would stretch us beyond our current relationship with ayahuasca, stripping us down […]

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A few basic considerations before ayahuasca ceremony can make a large difference in your ability to receive the medicine’s gifts. Then you can more easily let go once you have taken your first cup, trusting in yourself, your guide(s), and ayahuasca, known as abuela or the grandmother. Diet: Your guide or shaman will most likely […]

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Origins of Ayahuasca Shamans understand the language of the plants and it was the plants that showed the Shaman, Ayahuasca. Coming from the Great Forests of the Amazon of South America, Ayahuasca is a medicinal ethnogenic tea prepared from two main plants: Banisteriopsis Caapi, a jungle vine also known as jagube, and combined with the leaves [...]
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May all beings be free, may all beings be happy! ~Aho Mitakuyasin Sound of Light is a doorway to a sacred and ancient school of consciousness and love. Our journeys with the sacred medicine Ayahuasca go beyond ceremonies and into life itself. This is a way of living. We are returning our conscious awareness to Earth, [...]
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