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  Santo Daime - Midia News
But certain chemicals in the yage vine counter the action of this stomach enzyme, thereby allowing the DMT to circulate through the bloodstream and into the brain, where it triggers intense visions and supernatural experiences.
Western knowledge of yage ceremonies was first recorded in the 17th century by Jesuit missionaries who condemned the use of "diabolical potions" prepared from jungle vines.
After examining the churches' use of yage and testing it on themselves, the members of this committee recommended that the ban on ayahuasca be lifted.
www.santodaime.org /archives/midia/shamanxcapital.htm   (2135 words)

  
 Entheology.org - Preserving Ancient Knowledge
Yage is used throughout the Amazon, particularly in Brazil and Colombia, in addition to Peru.
For this reason, yage is frequently known as the purgate (purge), and users are strongly counselled to undergo a period of severe fasting and abstinence prior to using the substance.
In the native context, Yage is commonly used to divine the causes of illness and effect cures.
www.entheology.org /edoto/anmviewer.asp?a=15&z=4   (5747 words)

  
 Harmel and Yage   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Yage is not consumed alone, but usually in combination with other plants; these plants usually contain another alkaloid, N,N,dimenthyltryptamine, which is said to intensify the effects of the plant.
The effect of yage is that of making oneiric activity possible while awake, so that the person may choose to move or engage in specific actions and still contemplate his visions.
During initiation as a shaman the novice may drink yage for many consecutive days until he is able to learn from nature and the spirits and see the visions his guide considers necessary and meet and ally himself with at least one spirit guide.
www.iras.ucalgary.ca /~volk/sylvia/Haoma.htm   (2349 words)

  
 Psychopomp
To drink yage, anthropologist Gerardo Reichel-Dolmatoff once wrote, is to return to the cosmic uterus, the primordial womb of existence,îwhere the individual ïseesÍ the tribal divinities, the creation of the universe and humanity, the first couple, the creation of the animals, and the establishment of the social order.
Western knowledge of yage ceremonies was first recorded in the 17th century by Jesuit missionaries who condemned the use of "diabolical potions"prepared from jungle vines.
The fact that yage tastes so awful-to the point where some people can't even bring themselves to swallow it-provides an additional safeguard against those who might use it in a cavalier fashion.
www.psychopomp.net   (1800 words)

  
 Ayahuasca, Yage and Harmaline   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Her report and other shorter accounts increased worldwide awareness of yage and indicate that some practices that have been associated with it are unlike those common to other psychedelics.
Yage concoctions are often referred to as a purge, and ayahuasca has gained a reputation as "the purgative vine." Harmaline and harmine by themselves also bring about violent diarrhea and vomiting in many users.
Yage is known as "the great medicine" in northwestern South America, where it is used for healing much like peyote.
diseyes.lycaeum.org /fresh/encycay.htm-   (7534 words)

  
 rhythm ace records - band profile   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Originally a 3 piece Yage made 2 albums for Italian release followed by a third that introduced new guitar player Brucchi and expanded the possibilities of the bands sound.
Yage like to explore their own limits and see what is created when pushing to find more.
Yage are an inspiring live act with huge energy and a wild defined sound with the voice and appeal of Ana up front, the combination rocks with style and beauty too.
www.rhythmacerecords.com /yage.php   (598 words)

  
 Shamanism versus capitalism | February 19, 2001 | Reality Bites: Martin A. Lee   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The two largest of these church movements – Santo Daime and Uniao de Vegetal – utilized yage in their religious services without interference by the Brazilian government until the mid 1980s, when U.S. officials pressured Brazil's Federal Council on Narcotics to put the Banisteriopsis caapi vine on a list of controlled substances.
The fact that yage tastes so awful – to the point where some people can't even bring themselves to swallow it – provides an additional safeguard against those who might use it in a cavalier fashion.
Loren Miller of the International Plant Medicine Corporation procured a sample of the yage vine from Ecuador, and in 1986 he obtained a U.S. patent for a specific type of banisteriopsis caapi with the hope of profiting from the plant's medicinal properties.
www.sfbg.com /reality/17.html   (2180 words)

  
 Lycaeum > Leda > Ginsberg's Writings on Yage   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
On his first night, Allen was given a dose of older and slightly fermented yage that, though still more powerful than the earlier dose he had taken in Lima, did not produce the violent nausea and powerful visions that Burroughs had written about from his experiences.
He wrote, "Larval beings passed before my eyes in a blue haze, each one giving an obscene, mocking squawk," and had imagined himself to be alternately a man and a women in a delirium that lasted for nearly four hours.
Maestro served the yage ceremoniously, blowing smoke over the enamel cup and humming a melancholy song before he handed it to Allen.
leda.lycaeum.org /?ID=8415   (1049 words)

  
 Ancient Amazon Brew Comes to Colombia's Cities
Those who drink see their faults with great clarity and are therefore enabled to heal emotional problems, he said, also ascribing great medicinal properties to the brew because of its ferocious expulsion of toxins from the body.
Yage is not addictive, users say, in fact quite the opposite.
Weiskopf, who has only rarely drunk yage without the guidance of a taita, dismisses suggestions the drink, with its messy excretory effects, could become a recreational drug.
www.maps.org /media/reuters01.02.03.html   (986 words)

  
 Common Themes in South American Indian Yage Experiences'
These snakes represent the vines of the yage; at times many snakes are seen in one bunch and one can- not escape from them.
After drinking the yage, I went to lie down in a hammock; shortly I began to see small snakes in great quantity, then a large snake in a shrub which, when it shook, dropped something like scales.
The yage house is like the church; in it one is to act with much reverence.
www.v72.org /ayahuasca_common_themes.htm   (4647 words)

  
 Urban Dictionary: yage
Yage is a well known combination of mao-inhibitors and dmt plants.
He called it by its real name, but he still was not one to behold the message of yage, and thus became very frightened.
In summary, "yage" can be most directly related to "hashish" - which is basically a playdoh form of pot.
www.urbandictionary.com /define.php?term=yage   (279 words)

  
 Saving the 'Vine of the Soul'
The appropriation of yage by outsiders threatens to further undermine the fragile culture of the Putumayo region, already devastated by 37 years of civil war.
Yage is usually combined with the leaves of a relative of the coffee plant called psychotria viridis, which contains chemicals that heighten the strength and duration of the intoxication.
But if it is inevitable that yage should leave its traditional home, then it is fitting that those in charge be not drug traffickers or gringo businessmen but the kings of the yage, who have revered and guarded its secrets for centuries.
www.entheology.org /edoto/PPL.TB/savingthevineof-1-141.asp   (6481 words)

  
 Anemic Magazine: Yage Album Review
Made of members from Oz, Spanish and Italian heritage it is no wonder that the culture is thick and through this bands music.
A more settling track in 'Hold Me' is then set down as Steedman's chilling riffs are very minimal in tempo as Carril's voice is very distinctive with her accent playing the dominant role with the sound 5 steps slower to anything previous.
The sound established on this record is something that radio airways will certainly be gagging for, as it really is a sound that will be loved by playlists around the world once they get a taste of Yage.
www.anemicmagazine.com /yagereview.htm   (333 words)

  
 bands
YAGE found together as a 4 piece band in may 1998 in cologne !
YAGE sind Hoffnung, Yage sind Harmonie, YAGE sind Aggressivität.
YAGE is emo and not that bullshit every XY college radio station is shooting on air these days.
www.earthwaterskycn.de /bands.htm   (752 words)

  
 Ayahuasca - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
William Burroughs sought yagé (still considered to be "telepathine") in the 1950s while traveling through South America, in the hopes that it could relieve or cure opiate addiction.
The Yage Letters, written between Burroughs and Allen Ginsberg were probably the first major introduction of Ayahuasca to the West.
Ayahuasca was made more widely known by Terence and Dennis McKenna's experiences with Amazonian tribes as detailed in the book Invisible Landscape, which they co-authored.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Yage   (1894 words)

  
 Splendid Magazine reviews Yage: Self-Titled
It's all pretty much irrelevant, as the throaty vocals are practically indecipherable regardless of the language being used, leaving them to become more of a fifth instrument than a vehicle to incite pissed off American teenagers.
Packed full of rage, passion and lots of staccato tempos, Yage blows away the majority of its American counterparts.
Yage's 1-2-3 punch gives hardcore a good knockout, revealing that the next musical champion may in fact reside overseas.
www.splendidezine.com /review.html?reviewid=3235573010322758   (305 words)

  
 ayahuasca home page - faq   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
This brew, also called yage, or yaje, in Colombia, ayahuasca in Ecuador and Peru (Inca "vine of the dead, vine of the souls," aya means in Quechua "spirit," "ancestor," "dead person," while huasca means "vine," "rope") caapi in Brazil, is prepared from segments of the vine Banisteriopsis Caapi.
Sections of vine are boiled with leaves from any of a large number of potential admixture plants (such as but not limited to; Psychotria viridis or Diplopterys cabrerana) resulting in a brew that contains the powerful hallucinogenic alkaloids harmaline, harmine, d-tetrahydroharmine, and often N,N-dimethyltryptamine.
Yage is known as "the great medicine" in northwestern South America, where it is used for healing much as peyote is used in North America.
www.ayahuasca.com /cgi-bin/faq.pl   (9212 words)

  
 AlterNet: Shamanism vs. Capitalism: The Politics of Ayahuasca
And then all hell breaks loose: wretching, vomiting, shitting diarrhea -- an unstoppable, high colonic that penetrates the innards, sweeping through the intestinal coils like liquid draino of the soul, cleansing the body of parasites, emotional blockages, long-held resentments.
The two largest of these church movements -- Santo Daime and Uniao de Vegetal -- utilized yage in their religious services without interference by the Brazilian government until the mid-1980s, when U.S. officials pressured Brazil's Federal Council on Narcotics to put the banisteriopsis caapi vine on a list of controlled substances.
The fact that yage tastes so awful -- to the point where some people can't even bring themselves to swallow it -- provides an additional safeguard against those who might use it in a cavalier fashion.
www.alternet.org /story.html?StoryID=11215   (2240 words)

  
 Ebullition Records Catalog: Yage
Yage is one of the best German emotive hardcore bands around at the moment.
The energy, passion, and reckless abandon of their live show reminded me of what made the original crop of explosive emo bands from the early '90s so damn good.
The CD comes in a gatefold jacket, and both formats include booklets with lyrics and writings from Yage.
www.ebullition.com /catalog55.html   (252 words)

  
 Common Themes in South American Indian Yage Experiences
But then an aging woman came to wrap me in a great cloth, gave me to suckle at her breast, and then off I flew, very far, and suddenly I found myself in a completely illumined place, very clear, where everything was placid and serene.
Grandidier (1861: 143) states that among the Campa Indians of eastern Peru a sick person may take ayahuasca ("camalampi" in Campa) with the result that "he is drunk, his head spins, he thinks he is flying through the air, he is prey to strange apparitions".
These snakes represent the vines of the yage; at times many snakes are seen in one bunch and one cannot escape from them.
deoxy.org /yagecommon.htm   (5257 words)

  
 Psychological Aspects of the Yage Experience in an Experimental Setting, by Claudio Naranjo at American Buddha Online ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Parenthetically I can also mention that this trance-like state, somehow resembling sleep or a self-contained reverie, is neuro-physiologically more like a state of alertness in that the EEG recordings show the disappearance of alpha waves when the subjects have their eyes closed.
She carried a purple parasol of a very bright, almost luminous color, like a sea anemone, like embroidery, and would twist it around its axis so that it unfolded like loose chiffon or in the form of an aurora borealis, and she laughed with a coarse and vulgar laugh.
I still have to illustrate one of the most important and striking themes in the yage' experiences, but this time, if I am to illustrate it with the initial dream of the spherical soul I have to quote a bit further from it.
www.childoffortune.com /naranjo.claudio.htm   (4040 words)

  
 Ayahuasca' Yage   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Our goal is to pass on the knowledge about ayahuasca' yage on to new people.
ayahuasca' yage were and still are used for religious ceremonies, not for recreation, by many cultures and indigenous peoples.
Amazing powers of ayahuasca' yage that have been used for centuries and are in fact the science.
www.shamanic-extracts.com /resources/30/ethnobotanicals298.html   (421 words)

  
 The Yage Letters   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The Yage Letters Review: A great piece of history by the avant garde writers, in this case some letters, of autonomous thinkers (and doers) that depart from the mediocre bourgeois and robotic, patriotic, mind-melted citizen.
Since these are mostly personal letters to Ginsberg, they aren't the cut up collage style you'd find in Naked Lunch, however he does mention this in one of his letters and does a little of it in a poem and maybe his last statement aimed at all humanity.
The Yage Letters Review: The Yage Letters is an interesting collection of correspondance from William S Burroughs to Allen Ginsberg spanning from Jan. 15 to July 10, 1953.
www.textkit.com /0_0872860043.html   (563 words)

  
 Amazon.ca: Books: The Yage Letters   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The Yage Letters is an interesting collection of correspondance from William S Burroughs to Allen Ginsberg spanning from Jan. 15 to July 10, 1953.
The Yage Letters was a correspondence between William Burroughs and Allen Ginsberg.
The book is a slick pile of cold and raspy commentary from an extremely defensive--one might say hyper-skeptical--and yet, it seems, limitlessly curious, man. It is interesting to compare the Ginsberg descriptions of the yage experience with those of Burroughs.
www.amazon.ca /exec/obidos/ASIN/0872860043   (771 words)

  
 Shamans set up a code of ethics to fight shams   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
THE SHAMANS — who prefer to be called “indigenous doctors” — stand at the gates of what could be a biomedical bonanza, as pharmaceutical companies engage in bioprospecting to seek out new cures for maladies ranging from diarrhea to cancer.
Travel agencies tout yage tours over the Internet, and some entrepreneurs sell bulk quantities of the ayahuasca plant, the “vision vine” from which yage is made.
Madrigal said the code is aimed not only at unscrupulous outsiders, but also at fallen-away apprentices who are trying to make a profit through their familiarity with yage culture.
www.msnbc.com /news/575282.asp   (1096 words)

  
 releases
YAGE s/t 7" This record is the main reason why i started the label !it contains 4 songs and has handmade coverartwork with a lot of different photos and a booklet !
The music isn´t rough as Yage is but still soulful and rocking!
YAGE 13-17 october 1984 first full lenght by this great 5 piece from cologne!This is great passionated emotional hardcore played with heart and soul!Yage is compared to bands like Portraits Of Past or 400Hundred Years but with there own very special sound!The cd version out on Nova Recordings!
www.earthwaterskycn.de /releases.htm   (981 words)

  
 Amazon.co.uk: The Yage Letters: Books   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
An early epistolary novel by William Burroughs, whose 1951 account of himself as as junkie, published under the pseudonym William Lee, ended "Yage may be the final fix".
In letters to Allen Ginsberg, an unknown young poet in New York, his journey to the Amazon jungle is recorded, detailing picaresque incidents of a search for a telepathic-hallucinogenic-mind-expanding drug called yage (Ayahuasca, or Banisteripsis Caape), used by Amazon indian doctors for finding lost objects, mostly bodies and souls.
THE YAGE LETTERS IS BY FAR ONE OF THE BEST ENTRIES BY WLLIAM BURROUGHS AND THE ENTIRE BEAT GENERATION.
www.amazon.co.uk /exec/obidos/ASIN/0872860043   (597 words)

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