At Chacruna: Spirituality My Experience as a Brazilian at a Santo Daime Retreat in the United States

Camila de Pieri Benedito, Ph.D. (C) It was 2016 when I got the news: I was going to the United States in 2017 to do part […]

At Chacruna: Is Ayahuasca Really Disappearing?

Kerry Moran, M.A., LPC At the April 2017 Psychedelic Science Conference in Oakland, I heard more than a few attendees speaking in grim tones about the […]

At Chacruna: Why a Culture of Integration is Critical For the Modern Psychedelic Movement

Larry Norris, MA & Julie D. Megler, NP The continued fragmentation of modern Western culture is driving us towards social isolation. However, humans are emotional beings; we learn […]

Chacruna is looking for new members to join our social media team!

We have been growing fast at Chacruna.net over the last few months with over 100,000 visitors to our website and now 39,000+ Facebook followers. With 18 […]

At Chacruna: Drinking Yagé to Resist Capitalist Violence

Pedro Musalem, Ph.D Ethnic groups in southern Colombia, such as the Siona, are using yagé (a local name for ayahuasca) to do politics in a context […]

At Chacruna: Why You Will Never Get a Traditional Ayahuasca Treatment

Carlos Suárez Álvarez Have you ever thought of visiting an ayahuasca lodge in Iquitos to experience a “traditional” medical treatment? Well, forget about it, because it […]