Post-Ayahuasca integration: The ultimate guide

The post Ayahuasca integration process is equally as important as to what happens in the maloka. The medicine will keep showing us possibilities long after the last ceremonial candle is extinguished and the shaman sleeps. Here are some ways to ensure enduring benefits and lessons from an Ayahuasca retreat even after... More..

Healing & Transformation after a Breakup: Honeymoon with Yourself in Bali

Splitting up is never easy, in fact, it can be utterly debilitating. Whether it’s divorce or a breakup from a partner that you shared life with - you basically have to transform a way of being that you have formed with another into a new art of living, of existing. Since going through a breakup can be so challenging... More..

Honoring sacred tradition: The Sentinel

Amidst the multiplying healing and medicinal opportunities in Western Canada stands a unique place: The Sentinel, located south of the small village of Kaslo, British Columbia. The Sentinel is situated on the banks of Kootenay Lake with expansive views of the magnificent local mountain ranges... More..

A meeting with San Pedro

Sitting in the dark of the forest, eyes focused intently on the fire blazing in the middle of the circle, you hear the familiar-but-ethereal sound of the healer’s rattle. Pungent smoke fills your nostrils as tobacco is offered with other herbs - cedar, sage, Agua de Florida - and the ceremony has begun. Once you drink the bitter tea, where this journey will take you is now in the hands of the healer and the sacred Huachuma plant spirit... More..

Ayahuasca and Mental Health: What do we really know?

Across the globe, seekers have been turning to Ayahuasca with a melange of intentions: personal growth, emotional trauma healing, spiritual transcendence, or perhaps a wild encounter with the divine. But many are learning that Madre Aya has the potential to offer healing for some of what plagues our modern society: addiction, physical maladies, and even mental illness. But what do we really know about the power and potential of this sacred plant... More..

What happens in an Ayahuasca ceremony?

Many modern seekers have had experience with psychedelics. Whether in a recreational party atmosphere, a more intentional exploratory manner, or another context, each experience has its own tone that lends itself to a certain kind of learning or depth. Participating in an Ayahuasca ceremony, on the other hand, is probably unlike anything you’ve experienced before... More..

 

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We believe human beings are innately wise and kind. But this wisdom, although always present, can be covered up. Going on retreat is a beautiful way to reconnect to basic sanity and health. Our aspiration at Retreat Guru is to inspire people to experience authentic retreats and reconnect with their innate wisdom.