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Music and ayahuasca

Benny Shanon

in Music and Consciousness: Philosophical, Psychological, and Cultural Perspectives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199553792
eISBN:
9780191728617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199553792.003.0077
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter examines the musical facets of the special state of mind induced by ayahuasca, a powerful Amazonian psychoactive brew especially famous for the vivid hallucinations that it induces. The ... More


Chanting Rivers, Fiery Tongue: Ayahuasca Shamanism and Resistance in Amazonia

Bartholomew Dean

in Urarina Society, Cosmology, and History in Peruvian Amazonia

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033785
eISBN:
9780813038384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033785.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter discusses one particular response that the Urarina have developed to interpret and deal with the encroaching outside world, namely ayahuasca shamanism. It draws its ritual efficacy from ... More


‘Fragments of things’: the aesthetics of yagé

Lesley Wylie

in Colombia's Forgotten Frontier: A Literary Geography of the Putumayo

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846319747
eISBN:
9781781380932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846319747.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter will focus on the important Amazonian hallucinogenic drink – yagé, also known as ayahuasca. It discusses, in turn, oral and written accounts of yage by indigenous Amazonians, Creole, and ... More


Ayahuasca Shamanism in the Amazon and Beyond

Beatriz Caiuby Labate and Clancy Cavnar (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199341191
eISBN:
9780199379408
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199341191.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

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 ... More


Notes on the Expansion and Reinvention of Ayahuasca Shamanism

Beatriz Caiuby Labate, Clancy Cavnar, and Françoise Barbira Freedman

in Ayahuasca Shamanism in the Amazon and Beyond

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199341191
eISBN:
9780199379408
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199341191.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The introduction provides an overview of the expansion of ayahuasca shamanism, and places it in the context of its interactions with Western therapies and the New Age movement. It also contemplates ... More


Will the Real Shaman Please Stand Up?: The Recent Adoption of Ayahuasca Among Indigenous Groups of the Peruvian Amazon

Glenn H. Shepard

in Ayahuasca Shamanism in the Amazon and Beyond

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199341191
eISBN:
9780199379408
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199341191.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The ayahuasca brew (Banisteriopsis caapi and Psychotria viridis) was introduced very recently among the Matsigenka and Yora (Nahua) indigenous people of southern Peru. The Matsigenka used ... More


Medicine Alliance: Contemporary Shamanic Networks in Brazil

Esther Jean Langdon and Isabel Santana de Rose

in Ayahuasca Shamanism in the Amazon and Beyond

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199341191
eISBN:
9780199379408
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199341191.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter is a reflection on a contemporary shamanic network in southern Brazil. The emergence of the Medicine Alliance network began with the dialogues between representatives from an ... More


On the Uneasiness of Tourism: Considerations on Shamanic Tourism in Western Amazonia

Evgenia Fotiou

in Ayahuasca Shamanism in the Amazon and Beyond

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199341191
eISBN:
9780199379408
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199341191.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the cultural constructions of ayahuasca and shamanism, their manifestations in the Western imagination and experience, and their localized experience in the city of Iquitos, ... More


The Internationalization of Peruvian Vegetalismo

Beatriz Caiuby Labate

in Ayahuasca Shamanism in the Amazon and Beyond

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199341191
eISBN:
9780199379408
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199341191.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter charts the expansion, diversification, and internationalization of Peruvian vegetalismo. Outsiders traveling to Peru in search of ayahuasca, gringos who themselves became curanderos, and ... More


From the Native’s Point of View: How Shipibo-Konibo Experience and Interpret Ayahuasca Drinking with “Gringos”

Bernd Brabec de Mori

in Ayahuasca Shamanism in the Amazon and Beyond

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199341191
eISBN:
9780199379408
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199341191.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The experience of indigenous people in their confrontation with the growing interest of people from northern countries in drinking ayahuasca has hitherto received little attention. First a brief ... More


Ayahuasca’s Attractions and Distractions: Examining Sexual Seduction in Shaman-Participant Interactions

Daniela Peluso

in Ayahuasca Shamanism in the Amazon and Beyond

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199341191
eISBN:
9780199379408
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199341191.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter provides an overview of the predicaments of ayahuasca tourism in Puerto Maldonado, a regional Amazonian capital (Peru) and its environs, as a contribution toward understanding how ... More


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