About this Episode:
In this episode Carlos and I discuss his personal journey and experience of over 17 years using and studying with the sacred plant Ayahuasca to experience healing from childhood trauma and addiction.
After having a near death experience and coming to terms that his life was unmanageable he got the phone call he so desperately needed that led him to the jungles of Peru and to his first medicine ceremony.
8:08 – Shamanism
8:55 – LSD, Mushrooms and beginning of the practice of shamanism
10:50 – Recovery Coaching & Mushrooms
13:00 – A rave or a shamanic journeying?
15:10 – Living the American Dream, or nightmare-which one?
16:02 – A case of the Fuck-its
18:05 – The turning point. My car was underwater
19:00 – I needed to be the person I was supposed to be
24:19 – We all get the call we need to wake up!
27:30 – The fist ceremony from hell
30:05 – Who Am I
31:00 – Declaring a new intention to the universe
33:00 – Ayahausca revealed my childhood trauma — repairing the crack
33:50 – I knew I would never to heroine again
34:15 – Making the trauma conscious
35:12 – Childhood trauma is at the root of all illness
37:00 – Trauma as living truths that are held in the body
41:20 – “I’m not good enough” – The lie we tell ourselves
43:00 – It wasn’t my fault – Direct realization
44:15 – One of may favorite quotes
45:44 – Sending my mother to the jungle
49:40 – The black Pterodactyl
57:35 – The first government funded study of Ayahausca
About Carlos Tanner:
Carlos Tanner is an American living in Peru. Where for the last 17 years he has been studying the science of plant medicine in the Amazon rainforest. He currently works as the Director of the Ayahuasca Foundation, a non-profit organization based out of Iquitos, Peru. He organizes healing retreats and education courses with authentic indigenous healers called curanderos to help people who are in need of healing. In 2017 Carlos opened the Riosbo Ayahausca Research Center which last year hosted the first and only government funded Ayahausca research in the world. Upcoming studies with Ayahuasca and plant medicine will investigate treatment of childhood trauma, chronic pain, epigenetics and other fascinating topics.
Connect with Carlos Tanner:
Ayahuasca Research Foundation: https://www.ayahuascafoundation.org
The Reality of Truth Documentary: https://therealityoftruth.com/?gclid=EAIaIQobChMI7ZH03Imv6QIVex-tBh3fzAF6EAAYASAAEgJz0fD_BwE
Gabor Mate Answers Questions About Ayahuasca: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jzGNYwHMJ6Y