22 January 2020

Evaluating herbal medicine preparation from a traditional perspective

A new article produced by Takiwasi's research department has just been published in the journal Anthropology & Medicine. AUthors: Giorgia Tresca, Olivia Marcus, Matteo Politi

26 December 2019

2020 Calendar of Retreats/Diets

We are happy to announce the dates of our Retreats/Diets for the year 2020. Follow the link for more information and write us to apply and register:

26 December 2019

Introduction Seminar to Takiwasi Therapeutic Model

We are pleased to share the invitation to the "Introduction Seminar to Takiwasi Therapeutic Model", which will be held at the Takiwasi Center from November 9 to 18, 2020. It must be taken into account that the seminar will be in Spanish.

20 December 2019

Synergism between Catholicism and Indigenous Spirituality at Takiwasi

The association between spirituality and medicine is unfolding as a research theme that may have increasing practical implications in healthcare systems. The present article aims at testing the existence of a synergy between Catholic religiosity and indigenous-mestizo spirituality within the therapeutic process performed at the Takiwasi Center and puts in evidence some stimulating and problematic issues that arise from this synergy.

18 December 2019

Traditional Amazonian Diet in Southern Europe in May and September 2020

Four international retreats will take place in Southern Europe. They offer, among others, 4 major amazonian, andean and european plants. The retreats are inspired by the traditional diets (‘dieta’ in Spanish) carried out for several millennia by the Indians of the Amazon basin.