“The Sacred Science” follows eight people from all different walks of life, with varying physical and psychological ailments, as they embark on a one-month healing journey into the heart of the Amazon jungle. Working with traditional Shamanic healers, each participant takes an active role in his or her own recovery process – and using a combination of plant medicine and intense spiritual ceremonies and exercises, the barriers between physical health and mental well-being are blurred and eventually eliminated altogether.
Parkinson’s Disease, Breast Cancer, Diabetes, Depression…Despite remarkable advances in modern medicine, our society still struggles to effectively treat these and other common illnesses.
Witness the story of eight brave souls as they leave the developed world behind in search of deeper answers. Living in seclusion for one month in the heart of the Amazon jungle, these men and women take part in the powerful healing practices of Peru’s indigenous medicine men, working with centuries-old plant remedies and spiritual disciplines. In their most desperate hour, these patients are forced to confront not only their physical ailments, but their own spiritual and psychological barriers in the process. Five will return with real results, two will return disappointed, and one won’t come back at all. (read more here)
More on Shamanism here on Beyond Meds:
When it comes to understanding the psyche it’s often helpful to use many different models. These are posts that deal with it from a shamanic interpretation or similar.
● When we feel depressed, anxious, or distressed, are we mentally ill? Or are we spiritually confused?
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