The torrential winds of gossip blew as the energy in the village become more and more tense. I started hearing rumors from people who worked at the original program that we were being talked about in ceremony, even speculation that we were having dark forces sent our way. The energy when we walked by the Elder’s house became a chore to trudge through. It was getting to the point that I had mixed feelings even having ceremonies there.

 

FULL ARTICLE: Ayahuasca Ceremony #20: Village Gossip Brews a Storm • Meghan Shannon Elder – Ayahuasca Shamanic Apprenticeship and Beyond