Blue Morpho Shamanic Ayahuasca & Sacred Plant Retreats
As one of the most longstanding, highly renowned shamanism centers in the Amazon jungle, Blue Morpho is all about your evolution, growth and transformation. Our ayahuasca workshops and plant medicine retreats are designed to help participants achieve personal and spiritual transformation through Amazonian shamanism, mystical exploration, and personal experience. Based in the ancient arts of Amazonian plant spirit medicine, our workshops incorporate modern disciplines of shamanism and universal spirituality to offer a unique and powerful transformational experience that impacts the entirety of your life. We focus on bridging the gap between these ancient practices and the modern world to illuminate and unlock the tremendous benefits and life-changing capacity ayahuasca and the shamanic arts offer you.
Located on the banks of the Amazon about 50 miles (80 km) down river from Iquitos, Blue Morpho's Shamanic Center is nestled deep in the Amazon jungle surrounded by lush vegetation, lagoons and vibrant rainforest teeming with wildlife. This optimum location offers the perfect mix of jungle activities, comfort, and amenities in a pristine environment for your Blue Morpho ayahuasca experience.
Established in March of 2002, Blue Morpho represents the realization of the dream of its founder, Hamilton Souther to open a center for shamanism deep in the Peruvian Amazon rain forest. He wanted this center to be a place where traditional shamanic methods and studies could be offered in the environment in which these techniques were developed thousands of years ago.
Blue Morpho has blended traditional shamanism and shamanic workshops into an all-inclusive tour that offers you a truly unique and life-altering experience in the heart of the Amazon. Blue Morpho’s mission is to provide a safe, supportive space where you can experience personal growth, energetic evolution, and healing through traditional Ayahuasca shamanism as part of Blue Morpho’s unique approach to medicine practice and life transformation. This mission has been, and will always be Blue Morpho’s goal. Having already welcomed over 1,500 satisfied guests to the camp, it’s what drives us forward today.See more events in this venue
Blue Morpho Tours offers a professional and powerful transformative experience in Amazonian shamanism. The tour focuses on personal healing and transformation using traditional plant medicine practice in conjunction with modern tools and techniques for integration, growth and learning.
Blue Morpho is highly regarded as one of the most professional, safe, and accomplished ayahuasca centers in the Peruvian Amazon. With over 12 years of experience leading ayahuasca ceremonies and traditional dietas, Blue Morpho continues to evolve to better serve and support dedicated participants from around the world.
The Shamanic Dieta is one of the principle modalities of Amazonian plant-based healing and medicine practices. It is an opportunity for you to commune directly with the plant spirits in the ancient traditions of the jungle in a setting of support, beauty, compassion and spiritual medicine. The focus of the workshop is on exploring and integrating the experience of the shamanic dieta in ways that translate to direct and meaningful changes throughout all aspects of your life. Shamanic dietas can be utilized for physical, mental and emotional healing, as well as for spiritual growth, learning, and profound personal transformation.
As part of Blue Morpho's unique approach, the practices of Amazonian shamanism are wielded to support you on your journey towards living a life filled with more love, beauty, joy and compassion. Where healing is just the beginning, this is an experience that transforms the entirety of who you are.
The dieta process begins with you and your connection to the physicality of the plants -- handling the medicinal tree barks, helping to prepare ayahuasca, ingesting the tree barks themselves -- and it continues as you develop a unique relationship to the plant spirits. Over the course of the week, your relationship with the plant spirits will deepen and evolve. As this happens, you will also evolve. The learning is direct, experiential and entirely based upon your own connections.
The formal dieta initiates when you ingest the barks of several medicinal trees in a mild tea form. This transfers the energy and spirit of the trees into your physical body. The tree spirits offer their medicine and through this communion, they energetically transform and teach you from within. Once the bond is created, they become part of your entire being. You are then given the opportunity to develop your own style of relating to these spirits and their medicine. The culmination of this process is continued growth, learning, connection and communion for the rest of your life.
Shamanic Diet Workshops Include:
- 5 Traditional Ayahuasca ceremonies
- Discussion and exploration of universal spirituality
- Full shamanic support
- Identifying and learning about each plant you are dieting and how the spirits can help guide you
- Talks with Maestro Don Alberto to help you understand the dieta experience from his perspective
- Participation in the ayahuasca cooking process
- Personal shamanic healing
- Shamanic journey and skill practice
- Integration practices for during the workshop and at home
- One-on-one time with the shamans
- Group talks to share and illuminate experiences
- Group talks on shamanism, mysticism, and personal transformation
- Learn how to work with specific tree spirits during ayahuasca ceremonies
- Learning how to build lasting connections with the tree spirits that you will bring home with you and continue to learn from
- River boat trips to experience the beauty of the surrounding jungle
- Guided meditative jungle walks to help strengthen your connection to the plant spirits
This is the only shamanic dieta that will be offered in 2015.
*Trips often fill up months in advance. If you would like to guarantee a spot on a particular trip, please contact us as soon as you are interested in booking.
7-day Shamanic dieta with 5 Ayahuasca ceremonies with Maestro Alberto Torres Davila and Malcolm Rossiter. Trips fill quickly, contact us today.
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Master Shaman Don Alberto Torres Davila
Master Shaman and medicinal plant expert. Alberto leads ayahuasca ceremonies and shamanic healing. He has over 40 years as a spiritual healer and over 4,000 Ayahuasca ceremonies in his collective experience. He began his healing path at the age of 8 under the constant guidance of his grandfather, who was also a Master Shaman and plant expert. After his grandfather passed away, Alberto was taken under the wing of Don Julio Llerena Pinedo, and the two entered into a lifetime pact of shamanic medicine. When not working with Blue Morpho, he continues his healing practice as a curandero in his local town. Alberto is considered one of the most powerful healers in the Ucayali River region.See more photos and other events by this presenter
Master Shaman Malcolm Rossiter
Master Shaman and General Manager. Malcolm has been working with people in the health, nutrition, fitness and spiritual well-being industries for over two decades. Now at Blue Morpho he combines his years of experience with his love and dedication to the Ayahuasca medicine. In 2006 he started traveling the world drinking and working with Ayahuasqueros from a wide range of heritages and lineages. In 2008 he attended his first Blue Morpho tour and realized that this place had the perfect blend of Traditional Shamanism and Universal Philosophy. He returned to Blue Morpho many times over the next few years and finally moved to Iquitos in January 2010 to become a member of the Blue Morpho staff.See more photos and other events by this presenter
Shamanic Guide Matt Toussaint
Shamanic Guide and Camp Facilitator. For the past 13 years Matt has immersed himself in spiritual practice and exploration. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Cultural Anthropology with a focus on shamanism in the modern world. He has been working as part of the Blue Morpho team in a variety of contexts since 2012, including Modern Shamanism and the Blue Morpho Foundation. In late 2014, he came to Peru full time to continue learning and sharing his love and passion for the medicine and the shamanic arts.See more photos and other events by this presenter