Can you Become Enlightened by Drinking Ayahuasca? Yes, you can not. Which means, no one becomes enlightened, nirvana and samsara is the same situation. Ayahuasca peels of a shadow you deem to be reality, for a time, but in truth that doesn’t give reality to the unreality of a shadow.
It is highly recommended if you seek guidance from a qualified shaman in these cases. But a “shaman“ means many different things. Be careful not because people are bad, but, as others have noted, because existence is too great and possibly cannot travel to all places within it.
We are very attached to normal and substances. They are a rough and powerful way to get us away from some prejudices.
The basis of the mind is a very powerful driving force, and even it takes many years to give up. So even though we have some things forcibly taken, we still exist in many ways.
Basically DMT (Ayahuasca) is a psychedelic. So, is a psychedelic experience “enlightening”? Many people say they have had a glimpse, the details of which are usually very quickly forgotten. So, even if a glimpse is had, that doesn’t mean the person is enlightened. However many people are not overly happy getting glimpses of truth about themselves. It is best way with knowledgeable guidance.
Is Ayahuasca Right for Everybody?
Maybe you think about it, or you’ve done it before and your friends ask you about it. Maybe you’re a seasoned student of the Mother Ayahuasca and you’re looking back on who you were the first time you drank of her.
In the face of the growing interest of thousands of people around the world in Ayahuasca, it is essential to clarify that there are many ways to come into contact with Ayahuasca. You can take it to improve your health as if it were a natural medicine; you may want to have a visionary and introspective experience, or you may also do it as a therapy to resolve a problem or trauma.
It can be by people of all ages, regardless of health condition, physical strength, psycho-emotional state, etc. For some people. However, it is not advisable to have the experience. The problem is that it is very difficult to determine to whom it is or not advisable.
So, if you have heard of ayahuasca or you have been encouraged to have the experience or you feel you need it.
This is one of the highest experiences that one can have, especially because it is total and holistic, it includes the body, emotions, mind, and spirit. This happens in most people, who have the experience, but there are also people who do not feel anything or who experience something as negative and they realize it is not for them. You cannot know until you try it. If a person realizes that Ayahuasca is not for them, they will know it after having tried it, never before.
It is true that it is not for everyone.. But for each person to realize whether or not it’s adequate for him or her, they must experience it for themselves. This is something that can hardly be known in advance, one must go through it. And if you try it with groups that give you trust and security, even better to minimize the negative impact it may have, which does not go much beyond a discomfort or very severe pain; provided that the dose is correct and that the way it is served is controlled.
Many people do not want to experiment in order to really know from their own experience if it suits them or not, so they have to speak of the experience based on what they hear from others, by what they read, or on occasion, based on what they think.
Neither is it necessary to tell everyone to take ayahuasca, as one of the magical factors of this experience is that it arrives on time, when one really needs it, and most people realize after taking it that it was an experience that was due to arrive at that exact moment.
It is very healthy to respect all opinions. There is no need to argue between those who are for or against it. But, to be well informed and have references from other people before having the experience. Although this does not give any guarantees, it is at least an open path to the experience.
As a human being on the path toward merging the physical and spirit worlds. We can share the following;
You are ready to drink ayahuasca when;
– You are “called” to it by an intuitive, divine voice inside of you. It needs no words or tedious mental human explanations.
– Have the mental and emotional capacity to run straight towards fear and pain. You are eager to deconstruct their potential for power within you.
– May flinch upon contact, but you never turn away completely from what hurts you. Instead you ask yourself what unhealed past trauma is causing you to react in painful anticipation of its repetition. You welcome her invitations to let go of those old cellular memories.
– You know, you drink ayahuasca on behalf of everyone from your closest loved ones down to your acquaintances and work colleagues.
– Consulting with the Mother Ayahuasca opens a portal into the consciousness of your ancestors who lived, suffered, and learned so that you could also. You release not only your own burdens, but the ones they handed to you when they passed.
– When the journey is too painful to do for you, you soldier onward for these others.
– No matter how many ayahuasca ceremonies you participate, you understand that the true ceremony begins when you are applying. What you received from ayahuasca to your responses to everyday life.
– You welcome diversity in all your ayahuasca experiences: Some ceremonies will be so intense as to bring you to your knees. Some will be so subtle as to allude your observation. All are exactly what you need to grow in the moment.
– You understand that ayahuasca is not going to heal you of your troubles. She gives you the tools you need to heal yourself at the speed and you are fit to handle at the time in the manner.
– You know that the effects of the medicine multiply exponentially. You will feel Her effects in one day, one week, one month, one year or more. All the times you take ayahuasca in the future will stack and build upon each other like blocks.
Whether almost all or just a few of these points resonate with you. People can behold the power of ayahuasca to instruct you in the collapse of duality and the revelation of our divine nature. It is possible for those who ask. For those who come prepared. The Mother Ayahuasca can be gentle. The Mother can be quite harsh. Honestly, you grow exponentially more with the latter.
Is Ayahuasca Dangerous?
Ayahuasca first and foremost is a medicine. It has wondrous, even miraculous healing properties on a mental, emotional, spiritual and even physical level. There is hardly anything about the experience that is fun or pleasant. However, and yet if experienced in an authentic setting with a genuine guide and with a clean made brew. It can be a profoundly sacred experience that can not only heal and clear our past trauma. But, open up the journeyer to previously unrecognized dimensions of reality.
Ayahuasca is a complex 2 parts preparation with two or more different active ingredients that are synergistic. There are many other items in it as well. It has plant(s) that contain DMT in small quantities and then a second item that is an MAOI that allows the DMT to be effective at small dose. The MAOI can also cause fatal reactions with many OTC and prescription medications, foods like cheese or aged wines and other items.
The medicine can intensify the symptoms of anxiety and paranoia. Use of ayahuasca is more dangerous when taken in combination with alcohol or other drugs. Particularly, stimulants such as crystal methamphetamine (‘ice’) or ecstasy. It can also dangerous if taken with certain pharmaceutical drugs.
In addition, some of the dangers to watch out for SSRI anti-depressant medication can also have unpleasant interactions with MAOIs. This must also be removed from the system prior to taking Ayahuasca.
As with taking any MAOI medicine, there are dietary requirements for before and after the journey that avoid foods that need this enzyme to be properly digested.
For many, the journey involves some degree of purging, most usually vomiting, and occasionally diarrhea. There is the potential danger of choking on one’s own vomit when laying down.
If you have a history of mental illness, and take this medicine in an unqualified or unsafe setting, you run the risk of aggravating the illness that may cause you to do un-wise things or interpret the experience incorrectly.
A subtle danger is to mistake the vision you receive of yourself to be the work itself, whereas, the vision is a facilitation of a healing, a gift of the mysterious grace of nature that *requires* you to integrate the lessons into your life going forward.
One may tempt to come back again and again for the purging and healing experience. However, if you don’t make a difference in your lifestyle, there may not be a real transformation that actually eliminates the root cause of the disease.
If you are considering this medicine on your path, call for it and wait and see how it comes into your life. Don’t force it.
Find the right opportunity in a well-reputed location with a well-reputed facilitator. Prepare yourself diligently and with respect for the power of the medicine. You come into it with a clear intention and you accept whatever is shown.Worst thing you can do once in the experience is to try to control it in any way. Second worst thing is to try to talk it out, act it out, or write it down.