Fiedler, Lisa. Struktur und Geschichte von Ayahuasca – and Santo Daime – Ritualen unter Berücksichtigung medizinischer Aspekte [Estrutura e História dos Rituais da Ayahuasca e do Santo Daime sob a perspectiva dos aspectos médicos]. Medical Doctor project at Medizinische. Fakultät der Universität Heidelberg. 2007. (work in progress/ pesquisa em andamento)

Summary:
In this study the history and origins of Ayahuasca/Daime rituals performed in European contexts are described. In-depth interviews with participants give a thick description of their views about drugs, ritual and their spiritual projects. The question of a possible sect-like organization of the Santo Daime church which is continuously debated in press is discussed throughly with regard to German and European guidelines and laws.

To get in touch with Lisa: Lisa-Fiedler@gmx.de

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1 Comment

  1. mArco says:

    A mulher é uma gata. Bota ela na arca.