Ayahuasca Shamanism in the Amazon and Beyond

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"This book discusses how Amerindian epistemology and ontology related to certain indigenous shamanic rituals of the Amazon spread to Western societies, and how indigenous, mestizo, and cosmopolitan cultures have dialogued with and transformed these forest traditions. The collection also focuses on how shamanic rituals have been spreading and developing in post-traditional urban contexts throughout the world. Special attention is given to ayahuasca, a psychoactive drink usually composed of two plants, the vine Banisteriopsis ...

Ayahuasca Shamanism in the Amazon and Beyond 2014, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780199341207

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Ayahuasca Shamanism in the Amazon and Beyond 2014, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780199341191

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