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By Margaret De Wys

A analysis of melanoma ends up in therapeutic and transformation within the Amazon jungle

• Explains in brilliant element De Wys’s adventure of being healed from melanoma via visionary ayahuasca rituals in Ecuador

• Describes her apprenticeship and courting with the shaman who cured her

• Explores the methods this non secular medication can heal the emotional origins of illness now plaguing our smooth technological tradition

• selected as one of many “Top 10 Books of the hot area” by means of Jonathan Talat Phillips on The Huffington Post

When composer and Bard collage tune professor Margaret De Wys discovered she had breast melanoma, the analysis shattered her cozy lifestyles. Seized by way of worry, overwhelmed by way of existential loneliness, she couldn’t reply while her household reached out to her. To everyone’s hindrance, the affliction propelled her clear of her kin and deep into the Amazon to paintings with Carlos, a charismatic Shuar shaman and grasp of medicina milenaria, an historical mystical culture with a hugely refined and detailed expertise of therapeutic. In Black Smoke, De Wys writes of her remarkable come upon with Carlos as he guided her right into a international of effective visionary vegetation, harrowing initiations, ritual purification, and amazing healings, together with the whole disappearance of her melanoma. It was once, as Carlos referred to as it, “the course of the warrior.”

Sharing a trip not just via melanoma but additionally via self-transformation, De Wys offers an intimate inside of examine the shamanic ceremonies of ayahuasca and the methods this non secular drugs can heal the emotional origins of ailment now plaguing our smooth technological tradition. shooting her actual, emotional, and “holy voyage” via an international that differs enormously from our personal in its belief of therapeutic and wholeness, she deals a revealing chronicle of religious perception and a trenchant exploration of the boundaries of idealism. She not just offers a probing examine how our society can research and take advantage of indigenous knowledge but additionally weaves a cautionary story approximately how probably harmful it is--on either sides--to try and go these frontiers.

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