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The Spirit Vine Ayahuasca Blog has articles about  safe practices, spirituality, integrating the ayahuasca experience, and other relevant topics. The blog will also cover many of the techniques that we teach during the retreats. We intend to provide information that will assist people on their spiritual path and in their journey with ayahuasca.

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What is Zen?

What is zen? Zen is defined as a state of calm where actions are guided by intuition rather than by conscious effort. The term comes from the Japanese pronunciation of the Chinese word Chan – with roots to the Indian practice

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What is Dharma? Dharma vs Karma

To people without some knowledge of the religions of India, it’s easy enough to think that dharma is something a little like karma. But actually, although the two concepts do link together, they are very different indeed… Plus, what dharma

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Ayahuasca Contraindications

Ayahuasca is a brew from the forests of South America and made from the leaves of the Chacruna plant and the bark of the Caapi vine. It is known for its visionary and healing properties. It was traditionally used for

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What Is Metaphysics?

Metaphysics is defined as a branch of philosophy – the study of general and fundamental questions about existence, knowledge, values, reason, mind, and language – that examines relationships between potential and actual, mind and matter, and substance and attribute. The

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What Is Metacognition?

What is metacognition? The term is derived from the Greek root word meta – meaning beyond and the Latin word cognoscere meaning getting to know – combined with cognition, the mental process of acquiring knowledge and understanding through thought, experience,

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Self Discipline

How To Develop Self Discipline

What is self-discipline? This frequently asked question can be answered simply with the statement that it’s the ability to control emotions and overcome weaknesses. But the meaning goes much deeper than this – self-control is a sign of inner strength

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What Is Sacred Geometry?

What is sacred geometry? It can be understood as a recognition of pattern – a complex system of symbols and structures relating to space, time, and form. Viewing these basic patterns of existence is perceived as sacred. Sacred geometry is

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What Are The Anima And The Animus?

What are the anima and animus? In very basic terms, the anima is feminine qualities found inside a man and the animus masculine qualities within women. This – according to famous psychologist and psychiatrist Carl Gustav Jung – are qualities

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