Ep. 80 - Benito Ramos Vargas - Ayahuasca, Shipibos, & Plant Dietas


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Hey everybody! Episode 80 of the show is out. In this episode, I spoke with my friend, colleague, and teacher, Benito Ramos. Benito is a Shipibo onanya or curandero, a plant doctor from the Amazon rainforest, and also a huesero, a bone doctor. I have known Benito for a number of years and really respect his work as a healer. His Shipibo name is Runin Tsuma, or the great anaconda doctor. Many Shipibo are of few words and don’t often divulge a lot, so it was a pleasure for me to sit down with Benito and have him share. I think you all will enjoy and hopefully learn from this interview. The interview is in Spanish with some Shipibo and has been translated into English. Thank you to Bree Naomee for shooting the video. As always, to support this podcast, get early access to shows, bonus material, and Q&As, check out my Patreon page below. Enjoy!

Benito Ramos Varga is a Shipibo onanya or plant doctor with two decades of experience. He works with his wife Teresa who is also a Shipibo curandera. Benito’s Shipibo name is Runin Tsuma, or the great anaconda doctor. He works with a lot of integrity and care and can be found working at the Amazonian plant-medicine center the Temple of the Way of Light and running dietas from his home near Pucalpa, Peru.

Benito can be found working at the Temple of the Way of LIght and can also be contacted at: +51 958 589 044

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My colleague Merav Artzi (who I interviewed in episode 28) and I will be running diets in the Sacred Valley of Peru beginning again in February of 2022. We will also be in Ireland in May (Sold Out), Israel in June, and New York in July. If you would like more information about joining us and the work I do, visit my site at: https://www.NicotianaRustica.org

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