Ayahuasca Dietas Guided By Teacher Plants and Trees at Ani Shinan
Through my personal experience, I believe the healing power of Ayahuasca truly lies in the dieta process.
Before arriving at Ani Shinan, I had already experienced 8 Ayahuasca ceremonies in different parts of Brazil, but the physical healing and spiritual insights I received through my dieta process with Marosa were way deeper than all of my past ceremonies combined.
If you think about Ayahuasca in the physical sense, it is a vine that grows naturally in the Amazon, but in order for it to really thrive it needs the support and foundation of a tree to grow.
The two coexist together, yet somewhat modern adaptations of ancient indigenous spiritual practices left behind the importance of dieting in the process of the Ayahuasca journey.
From talking to healers about their dietas, I’ve discovered that dieting a plant or tree is a very intense healing process that can help you heal and treat diseases and problems that weren’t thought to have a cure with modern Western medicine and also can help you learn more about the shamanic path.
So let’s dive into the dieta process and explore a few of the Teacher trees and plants that you can diet while staying in the mystical grounds of Ani Shinan.
What is a Teacher Tree/Plant dieta?
First and foremost, let’s cover what a Teacher Tree/Plant dieta is and why people choose to go through the process of doing one.
A Teacher Tree/Plant dieta is a period of intense cleansing and healing that can be used to cure all types of diseases and illnesses ranging from cancer to psychological problems, addiction, depression, and anxiety.
Dietas have been used by the Shipibo for ages and are essentially the path that a Shaman takes to become a healer or “curandero” – a person who heals through the power of Ayahuasca ceremonially.
Whether you seek to be connected to light energy, heal physical ailments including mental health issues and addictions, connect to your higher self or begin your journey to discovering (and some would say “re-covering”) the healer within you, a dieta is the natural progression for spiritual warriors who seek to evolve themselves.