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08 October 2020

Spiritual illness from the perspective of a traditional Amazonian doctor

Lecture by Jordi Trainé at the II Days of Dialogues between Medicines "The spiritual approach to addictions", Barcelona, September 26, 2020.


30 September 2020

Scientific evidence on spirituality and health

Intervention by Dr. Harold G Koening, psychiatrist and researcher at Duke University, in the "II Symposium Dialogue between Medicines: the spiritual approach to addictions" that took place on September 26, in Barcelona, Spain, and was organized by the GASS association and the Takiwasi Center.


28 September 2020

New research article on the use of purgahuasca in Takiwasi

Traditional use of Banisteriopsis caapi alone and its application in a context of drug addiction therapy. Authors: Matteo Politi, Fabio Friso, Gary Saucedo, Jaime Torres. Published in Journal of Psychoactive Drugs, 27 September 2020.


27 September 2020

Testimony of a participant in the dieta of teacher plants

Testimony about the experience with the dieta of teacher plants by Eduardo Araya, psychologist, sketcher and photographer, who participated in his first plants dieta in Takiwasi six years ago. Becoming aware and abandoning a dependence on alcohol and marijuana, healing different aspects related to childhood, reconnecting with his artistic side and healing the male lineage are some of the benefits obtained by Eduardo through working with master plants and psychological accompaniment.


17 September 2020

A journey to healing

Official trailer of the film “The Way of the Plants - A journey to healing” directed by Aurèlie Marques and Louis Bidou. This is the living experience from the point of view of drug addict patients who have chosen an alternative treatment with Amazonian plants. Heartbreaking life stories that intersect in the heart of the Peruvian rainforest. Rehabilitating traditional Amazonian medicines means putting spirituality back at the center of healing.