Ayahuasca Healing Beyond the Amazon: The Globalization of a Traditional Indigenous Entheogenic Practice

@article{Tupper2009AyahuascaHB,
  title={Ayahuasca Healing Beyond the Amazon: The Globalization of a Traditional Indigenous Entheogenic Practice},
  author={K. Tupper},
  journal={Global Networks-a Journal of Transnational Affairs},
  year={2009},
  volume={9},
  pages={117-136}
}
  • K. Tupper
  • Published 2009
  • Sociology
  • Global Networks-a Journal of Transnational Affairs
  • Ayahuasca commonly refers to a psychoactive Amazonian indigenous brew traditionally used for spiritual and healing purposes (that is as an entheogen). Since the late twentieth century, ayahuasca has undergone a process of globalization through the uptake of different kinds of socio-cultural practices, including its sacramental use in some new Brazilian religious movements and its commodified use in cross-cultural vegetalismo practices, or indigenous-style rituals conducted primarily for non… CONTINUE READING

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