In Peru the San Pedro or Wachuma is a columnar cactus that is part of various magical and religious manifestations dating from pre-Hispanic times with cultures such as: Chavín (1,200 - 200 b.C.), Paracas (300 - 0 b.C.), Nazca (100 a.C. - 700 a.C.), Mochica (200 - 700 a.C.), Chimú (1,100 - 1,470 a.C.) and Inka (1,438 -1,532 a.C.); hence the representations in craftsmanship in general. These ceremonies are performed until today.
The Wachuma or Huachuma is better known in Peru as San Pedro, it grows in the Peruvian Andes and has always guided our ancestors with its essence towards the connection with the divine. It is believed that the name of Saint Peter refers to the connection with divine sources, because it has the name of the Christian saint who guards the gates of heaven (Saint Peter); The name Wachuma in Quechua means dizzy or drunk. The scientific name of the San Pedro or Wachuma is Echinopsis pachanoi.
In Peru the San Pedro or Wachuma is used by shamans who use it to cure the ills of patients such as: Alcoholism, depression among others; just as it is also used by shamans to heal the soul; which indicates that The functions of a shaman are not restricted to physical evils. The aim of the shaman in his healing ritual is to make the patient flourish with the ceremony, to make the subconscious open. It is a healing plant, to understand things of life; with great harmony and clarity thanks to the goodness of this plant. With the ceremony you get, all you need is to lose your fear.
The first step to face this experience is to be willing and perceptive that the teaching will come from another side. Teaching begins before the day of the ceremony and medicine continues indefinitely in time. The previous teaching begins with the changes in eating habits (it is better to stick to the guidelines). The common goal of the diet is to purify your body.
SAN PEDRO OR WACHUMA CEREMONY - PROGRAMS:
The ritual ceremony of San Pedro or Wachuma can last from 6 to 12 hours.
01. GROUP SERVICE.
(Retreat Center, 1 hour from Cusco city)
GROUP: San Pedro or WachumaGROUP: San Pedro or Wachuma + Complete Ancestral Techniques
01, 02 & 04
02. PRIVATE SERVICE
(Retreat Center, 1 hour from Cusco city)
PRIVATE: San Pedro or Wachuma
PRIVATE: San Pedro or Wachuma + Complete Ancestral Techniques
01, 02 & 04
TECHNIQUES OR ANCESTRAL CEREMONIES:
For the San Pedro or Wachuma ceremony in Cusco, different techniques are used that help make the ceremony more effective, and it has professional staff specially prepared for these ceremonies at all times (experienced translator and shaman). For the San Pedro or Wachuma ceremony it is important to detect problems and know their status through the different techniques performed before and after the San Pedro or Wachuma ceremony. You can perform the San Pedro or Wachuma ritual with all its techniques or do the techniques individually.
SAN PEDRO OR WACHUMA CEREMONY IN CUSCO (RETIREMENT AND HEALING CEREMONIES)
RECOMMENDATIONS CEREMONY OF WACHUMA OR HUACHUMA (SAN PEDRO):
San Pedro or Wachuma as a medicine has its own instructions for use. It is important to comply from start to finish with all indications. The shamans have a different way of preparing you for the San Pedro or Wachuma ceremony, but there will always be a diet to follow; The diet prepares our body to arrive as clean as possible when meeting with the plant.
Not everyone can take the San Pedro or Wachuma. If you have heart problems (physical), if you suffer from fainting, it is better not to take the Plant. If you are menstruating or pregnant, then you just have to wait. In any case, if you have something wrong, consult.
PREPARATIONS TO BE MADE BEFORE THE WACHUMA OR HUACHUMA CEREMONY (SAN PEDRO):
If you are very anxious about the results, the preparations will be basic and in less time, it is not recommended; the faster and shorter the preparation, the lower the results. Go easy, take a couple of weeks to reflect on the way you lead your life, explore yourself, and show courage to change the situation or correct mistakes, then the results will go beyond your own expectations.
You don't have to leave your job weeks before, just give yourself a few minutes a day for two weeks to get to know yourself, meditate, get closer to your essence and explore your fears and your strengths. The security of your feelings should be consistent with your physical condition, try to rest those two weeks. Go for a walk or jog gently, make leisurely movements. Breathe deeply each moment; recharge yourself with the will to stop eating or tasting foods that often make you feel good. The body has to purify toxic substances. Quit opiates, amphetamines, cocaine, and antidepressants. Do not consume alcohol and marijuana; reduce the number of cigarettes, Significantly reduce the salt and sugar in your food. Avoid eating meat (especially red meat). Save sexual abstinence, including masturbation.
The day you take San Pedro or Wachuma, get up early, have a cup of oatmeal for breakfast (only if necessary). Do breathing exercises and take cold showers. Drink water, rest and make sure you arrive calm and safe to the session in San Pedro or Wachuma. It may or may not accompany the Ceremony of San Pedro or Wachuma with the Techniques or Ancestral Ceremonies.
SAN PEDRO OR WACHUMA CEREMONY:
In the San Pedro or Wachuma Ceremony in Cusco you connect with the universe and nature, healing wounds and scars of the soul, you learn to better value your life. With San Pedro or Wachuma you understand your past better, you live the present better and you project yourself better for the future. San Pedro or Wachuma not only cures the ills of the soul; He also heals physical ailments
On the day of the San Pedro or Wachuma Healing Retreat, you will need to fast and drink only water if possible. After meditating and relaxing; We will begin with the San Pedro or Wachuma Ceremony, in which the Master Shaman will smoke mapacho (tobacco) and will say prayers to ask the sacred plant for permission to be in balance with nature. The San Pedro or Wachuma ceremony lasts from 6 to 12 hours in which the participants sit in front of or around the shaman (healer). Then we proceed to take San Pedro or Wachuma, its intake can cause effects such as nausea, vomiting or sweating in the body, something that the shaman interprets as the expulsion of traumas, fears and blockages.
The shaman will tell you how long you should be without talking and he will start raccooning (smoking tobacco). The tobacco soul is a protector and is always present in all the ceremonies of San Pedro or Wachuma. The Icaros (chants) used by the shaman are the ones that lead the experience, although there are shamans who work with silence. You will walk a lot for a better experience.
After the ceremony, you can have a short conversation with the Master Shaman to share experiences and interpret the visions. After this, a special diet will be eaten.
The San Pedro or Wachuma is taken as a connector with invisible worlds, that is, to cure diseases of the body and soul, therefore, the diet must continue for periods ranging from one week to three months after the ceremony.
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