San Pedro (Huachuma)
San Pedro (Huachuma) is a teacher plant (Grandfather medicine) that grows in the andes of South America. It give us the opportunity of stopping the stream of thoughts and reconnect us to the presence that emerge of the stillness of nature. Just by dwelling in that state of being we are able to connect to our true divine self within and feel the interconnection to all that is, in a level that you will never forget.
It is a magic plant with consciousness expanding abilities that take us to the mystery through the silence where all understanding is born. Grand father medicine that help us to heal, grow and awaken to higher states of consciousness and realizing that we are all One.
The Huachuma or San Pedro (Trichocereus pachanoi, T. peruvianus and other species), the sacred holistic cactus and visionary teacher plant of the South Americas, is especially associated with the shamans and healers (curanderos) of the Peruvian Andes.
It has been used since ancient times, and in Peru the tradition has been unbroken for over 3,000 years. At the Jaguar temple of “Chavín de Huantar,” in the northern highlands of Peru there is a a carving showing a mythological being holding a San Pedro which is almost 3,500 years old.
The principal entheogenic alkaloid in the San Pedro cactus is mescaline, concentrated in the green outer skin of the cactus among other thirty akaloids that have been isolated. Today it is best known in Perú by it’s post-colonial name San Pedro, a reference to the Christian saint who holds the keys to the Gates of Heaven.
San Pedro Ceremony
Paul Temple & Suzanne Lewarne
Paul & Suzanne host San Pedro ceremonies in the safe and nurturing atmosphere of their home and beautiful gardens; set in the tranquility of the campo, with magnificent views of the Sacred Valley and surrounding mountains.
Paul spent more than a decade living in India studying Yoga and meditation, he is a lifelong gardener and has spent the past 15 years studying San Pedro and the shamanic plant-medicine tradition.
Suzanne has more than 25 years experience in a variety of healing traditions, counselling and teaching; her gift of insight and wisdom has assisted many people to reconnect with themselves, their life-purpose and dreams.
Paul (+51) 984-239499
Suzanne (+51) 974-546159
Fakir has been offering his service to the medicine circle, both as flautist/musician and facilitator of sacred plants, for the past 8 years. He and his wife Yael have been living in the Sacred Valley for the past 3 years offering healing works with both Huachuma and Kambô and other medicinal plants.
The ceremonies are held in a natural and safe environment around the Sacred Valley and are designed to take a deep and conscious look at oneself and to help remove resistances that keeps one from their true potential of being.