Dear Friends,

I am happy to announce that finally this work has come out, after 6 years of a great ammount of effort to edit, translate and find a publisher abroad! I hope that this publication in English will play an important role in the field of studies about the Brazilian Ayahuasca Religions which are now spreading around the globe.



Viva! Iupii!

Journal Fieldwork in Religion – Vol 2, No 3 (2006)

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Table of Contents

Editorial  by Beatriz Caiuby Labate, Edward MacRae

Brazilian Literature on Ayahuasca Religions, by Beatriz Caiuby Labate

The Use of Ayahuasca among Rubber Tappers of the Upper Juruá, by Mariana Ciavatta Pantoja and Osmildo Silva da Conceição

The Rituals of Santo Daime: ‘Systems of Symbolic Constructions’, by Arneide Cemin

Religious Matrices of the União do Vegetal, by Sandra Lucia Goulart

In the Light of Hoasca: An Approach to the Religious Experience of Participants of the União do Vegetal, by Sérgio Brissac

The Barquinha: Symbolic Space of a Cosmology in the Making, by Wladimyr Sena Araújo

Healing in the Barquinha Religion, by Christian Frenopoulo

The Religious Uses of Licit and Illicit Psychoactive Substances in a Branch of the Santo Daime Religion, by Edward MacRae

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