Nestled in the heart of nature's hush, where verdant trees whisper secrets of the cosmos, and serene rivers hum ancestral tunes, we present you the Celestial Plant Healing Retreat - an immersive odyssey into the core of indigenous wisdom and botanical healing.
Imagine a realm where the stars don't merely twinkle from afar, but descend to commune in profound intimacy. Here, time retreats, granting the space and peace for holistic metamorphosis. Unveiling a sanctuary where the mystical entwine with the material, and the primeval embrace the present, we invite you to encounter the miraculous alchemy of nature's apothecary.
At Celestial Plant Healing Retreat, we open our arms to the potent, yet gentle wisdom of ancestral plant medicines - cannabis, psilocybin mushroom, cacao, and bush medicine/indegenous herbs. Cultivated with love and respect, these botanicals, known for their transformative and healing properties, are our guiding stars on this sacred journey.
Our retreat emerges as a cathedral of living greens, reverberating with the life force of our earth. Here, the age-old rituals breathe and pulsate, awaiting to be discovered by the seekers of truth and wellness. Guided by experienced and empathetic practitioners, these ceremonies help you forge a profound communion with the healing spirits of the plants. They whisper the forgotten songs of wellness and wholeness, encouraging you to remember, reconnect, and realign with your true self.
Every day at our retreat is a dance of reverence and celebration. Awakening with the first blush of dawn, we bathe in the invigorating embrace of yoga and meditation. As the day unfurls, we navigate through expert-led workshops, exploring the sacred lore of plant medicines, the art of mindful living, and the science of holistic wellness. As twilight descends, we gather around the communal fire, sharing tales, insights, and laughter, our hearts beating to the rhythm of the drums under the watchful gaze of the night sky.
Food here is not just sustenance but a sensory journey in itself. We celebrate the bounty of Mother Earth, presenting you with a menu that is as delightful to the palate as it is beneficial to the body and soul. Nourishing, organic, and lovingly crafted meals, infused with the best ingredients nature offers, dance on your plates, transforming dining into a sacred ritual of gratitude.
The Celestial Plant Healing Retreat is an invitation, a call from the heart of nature, to embark on a journey of self-discovery, healing, and transformation. A call to rekindle your primal kinship with the cosmos and its natural rhythms. A call to step into a space of serenity and learning, where you don't just encounter nature's wisdom, but begin to embody it.
Join us, and find yourself in the grand tapestry of life, ever-connected, ever-healing, ever-evolving.
Celestial Plant Healing Retreat Presents: ELEMENTAL BEING
Amidst the heartbeat of nature, where stars drape the night and earth's embrace grounds the day, the Celestial Plant Healing Retreat unveils a sojourn unlike any other - ELEMENTAL BEING. A symphony of the ancient and the eternal, this retreat is an ode to the fundamental forces that sculpt and nourish the universe: Earth, Water, Fire, Air, and Ether.
EARTH - Embrace & Ground: Walk upon the sacred soils of our retreat, letting the rich tapestry of Earth's wisdom weave into your essence. Through ancestral plant medicines, like bush medicine and sacred cacao, you'll root your spirit, drawing nourishment from the land, stabilizing your core, and rekindling your connection to Mother Gaia.
WATER - Flow & Reflect: Let the limpid waters cleanse and rejuvenate your being, inside out. Embrace the fluid dance of emotions, unraveling the depths within, and exploring the mysteries that reside below the surface. With the guidance of psilocybin mushroom, dive deep into the subconscious, allowing the water's embrace to mirror your inner truths.
FIRE - Ignite & Transform: The radiant force of Fire beckons you to embrace passion, transformation, and illumination. Whether through the ceremonial fires that warm our nightly tales or the transformative energy of kambo, let the flames rekindle your inner spark and burn away the chaff of doubt and fear.
AIR - Breathe & Liberate: Ascend with the gentle currents of Air, letting it guide you towards uncharted realms of consciousness. As you take guided meditative breaths infused with the ethereal embrace of cannabis, you'll find liberation, clarity, and a perspective that's both panoramic and profound.
ETHER - Connect & Transcend: Beyond the tangible lies the boundless Ether, the celestial expanse that connects all. It's in this realm, through deep introspection and communal ceremonies, that you'll touch the quintessence of existence, uniting with the cosmos and realizing your place amidst the vast tapestry of life.
Each day in ELEMENTAL BEING harmonizes with one of the elements, inviting you to a holistic journey where you not just observe, but embody these primordial forces. Rituals, workshops, and plant medicine ceremonies aligned with each element serve as the compass, guiding you through self-exploration and spiritual metamorphosis.
At the heart of this retreat is a menu crafted with reverence, drawing ingredients that honor the elements and nourish your spirit. Every bite, every sip, is a tribute to the world's elemental tapestry, marrying taste with nourishing energies.
ELEMENTAL BEING isn't just a retreat. It's a pilgrimage to the soul's very core, a dance with the universe's primal forces, and a celebration of life in its most elemental form.
Join us, and become one with the cosmos. Become an ELEMENTAL BEING.
This retreat will be hosted at Arco Isis Sanctuary
About Arco Isis Sanctuary
San Marcos La Laguna, Lake Atitlan, Guatemala
Nestled amidst the stunning beauty of San Marcos La Laguna, Lake Atitlán, Guatemala. As you embark on our transformative Celestial Plant Medicine Retreat, allow us to introduce you to the extraordinary accommodations that will be your sanctuary during this profound journey.
Serene Lakeview Cottages: Our charming lakeview cottages offer a harmonious blend of comfort and natural beauty. Wake up to breathtaking vistas of the serene Lake Atitlán, surrounded by majestic volcanoes, creating an enchanting backdrop for your celestial healing experience.
Eco-Conscious Design: We are committed to sustainability and eco-consciousness. The accommodations are thoughtfully designed to harmonize with the surrounding environment, ensuring your stay is not only comfortable but also respectful of Mother Earth.
Soul-Nourishing Ambiance: Embrace the peaceful ambiance of your cottage, crafted to create a space of tranquility and rejuvenation. Each cottage features artistic touches inspired by the local culture, making it a sanctuary for introspection and reflection.
Comfortable Amenities: Our accommodations are equipped with modern amenities to ensure your stay is pleasant and hassle-free. Enjoy cozy beds with soft linens, private bathrooms with hot water showers, and electricity powered by solar energy, reflecting our commitment to sustainability.
Our comprehensive accommodations embrace all - from free-spirited explorers to couples seeking a seamless, fully catered experience. Our retreat serves as a nurturing sanctuary for artists and romantics, while offering a haven of equilibrium for busy professionals. Ultimately, everyone who joins us discovers their unique spark of inspiration.
As we aim to elevate your holistic wellness, we emphasize the potency of plant healing by engaging with the most vibrant of botanical medicines. Every meal at our retreat will comprise Ital, plant-based foods, locally sourced from organic farms. Our resident Ital Chef, with over seven years of expertise in the culinary arts, Ital live/raw food preparation, and Livity, will guide your gastronomic journey.
He will expertly navigate us through our dietary experiences as we consume plant medicine in all its myriad forms and sources. Our retreat offers three daily meals featuring the bountiful and revitalizing Rastafari Ital cuisine. Anticipate nurturing your body and soul with medicinal herbal/bush teas, freshly squeezed natural juices, and delightfully nutritious smoothies.
Prepare to broaden your gastronomic horizons with our array of tantalizing, nutrient-rich raw food delights. You're not just feeding your body, but also fueling your soul with every bite and sip, embodying the essence of Rastafari wellbeing.
Cannabis: Nature's Multifaceted Gift
Steeped in antiquity, Cannabis, often reverently termed "Ganja," is one of humanity's earliest cultivated treasures. A plant that's been firmly rooted in the annals of time, it has served as both sacrament and salve, a bridge between the earthly and the ethereal.
From the ancient tapestries of our ancestors, who revered its myriad of uses, to the nimble hands that turned hemp into oil, clothing, footwear, durable ropes, and even the nascent form of paper, Cannabis has imprinted itself upon civilizations far and wide. Its presence in rituals, embodied by the kapnobatai or "those who walk on smoke/clouds," saw shamans burn its fragrant flowers, using its tendrils of smoke to ascend into trance-like states during ceremonies and sacred gatherings.
Yet, the magic of Cannabis does not lie solely in its historical significance or spiritual resonance. Its very anatomy tells a story of diversity. Each plant, unique in its strain and profile, brings with it distinct flavors, aromas, and effects. The modes of consumption too are myriad, from oral ingestion, topical applications, traditional combustion, to the ancient and revered method of steaming.
But the true wonder of Cannabis lies in its therapeutic potentials. Beyond its capacity to uplift spirits, in certain concentrated forms, it becomes a potent healer. Whether it's slowing the relentless march of cancer cells, assuaging anxiety, mending fractured bones, treating the watchful eye of glaucoma, controlling epileptic fits, alleviating arthritic pains, or offering solace to those grappling with pain and depression, Cannabis emerges not just as a plant, but as a testament to nature's boundless benevolence.
Cacao: The Heart's Elixir
Steeped in ancient lore and embraced by cultures across the ages, Cacao is not just a bean, but a sacred gift from the very bosom of Mother Nature. Hailing from the verdant rainforests, this lustrous treasure is often dubbed the 'Food of the Gods', and for a good reason.
Cacao, in its purest essence, is a dance of earthy flavors and ethereal benefits. It's not just about savoring a rich, velvety taste but experiencing a gentle, heart-opening journey. Revered for its potent ability to elevate moods, its active compounds flirt with our neural pathways, inviting joy, clarity, and a deeper connection to our inner selves and to those around us.
Yet, its allure doesn't stop at its mood-enhancing qualities. Cacao is also a powerhouse of antioxidants, a guardian of heart health, and a wellspring of minerals. Beyond its physical attributes, in ceremonial settings, Cacao serves as a conduit for spiritual awakenings, grounding, and fostering mindfulness.
Embracing Cacao is like weaving a bond with the Earth's ancient wisdom, an invitation to nourish the body, serenade the soul, and rediscover the world through a heart aglow with warmth and wonder.
Psilocybin Mushroom: Nature's Portal to the Mind's Odyssey
Emerging from the quiet embrace of the earth, the Psilocybin Mushroom is more than just a fungal wonder; it is an ancient key to realms often whispered about but seldom seen. This ethereal gift from the depths of nature has for millennia been a guide, illuminating the intricate pathways of the human psyche.
Psilocybin, the active alchemical ingredient, orchestrates a symphony of thoughts, emotions, and visions. Each note, each crescendo, is an invitation to journey deeper, to explore the vast landscapes of consciousness, transcending the ordinary to touch the extraordinary. In its embrace, the boundaries of time, space, and self may blur, offering profound insights and a renewed sense of connectedness.
Many who have walked with this sacred teacher speak of an overwhelming sense of unity, a dissolution of egoic barriers, and a compassionate understanding of life's interconnected tapestry. Beyond its spiritual dimensions, emerging research lauds Psilocybin Mushroom's potential therapeutic benefits, from combating anxiety and depression to sparking creativity.
Yet, as with all of nature's powerful tools, respect and intention are paramount. For in its spores, the Psilocybin Mushroom holds not just molecules, but mysteries—beckoning the curious, the seeker, and the healer to voyage through the cosmos of the mind and return, perhaps, a little transformed.
Xhanga: Voyage to the Inner Cosmos
Xhanga, a harmonious blend of sacred herbs and vines, carries within its essence the enigmatic 'spirit molecule' - DMT. An all-natural conduit to the unseen, Xhanga offers a transcendental passage into the intricate labyrinths of our inner universe, guiding us to the very core of existence.
With just a waft of its smoke, the boundaries of the mundane dissolve. Suddenly, you're embarking on an intimate journey, navigating through the inner sanctuaries where profound truths unfurl and the echoes of ancestral wisdom resonate. Xhanga serves not merely as a substance but as a key - unlocking portals to profound subconscious healing, fostering genuine connections to the heart's deepest chambers, and facilitating communion with the timeless whispers of our forebearers.
Though its mystical embrace spans a brief 20 to 45 minutes, the reverberations of the Xhanga experience are boundless. In its ethereal dance, one finds healing, revelation, and an unwavering link to the infinite tapestry of existence.
Bufo/5-MeO-DMT- Bufo - The Essence of Existence
As the realms of the known and the unknown intertwine, Bufo beckons us to take that daring leap into the depths of our consciousness, to a place of profound healing and transformative energy. This sacred medicine, derived from the Bufo Alvarius toad, unlocks a door to the very core of existence, aligning us more intimately with our authentic self.
Though its journey is fleeting, with effects spanning a mere 15 to 45 minutes, Bufo's potency is unparalleled. Participants may undergo ego dissolution, a profound emotional catharsis, sensations of transcending the confines of the physical body, and ethereal visions that stay long after the experience has passed.
Beyond the mystical, the therapeutic potential of Bufo's active ingredient, 5-MeO-DMT, is gaining recognition. Not only has it shown remarkable efficacy in combatting anxiety, depression, and addictive tendencies, but it's also hailed for its capacity to bring about sustained enhancements in overall life satisfaction. A recent publication by the National Institutes of Health further affirms the profound, life-altering benefits of this unique psychedelic.
With Bufo, we're not just encountering a substance; we're being introduced to an ancient, sacred tool, guiding us closer to our innermost essence.
Kambo: The Primordial Cleansing Ceremony
In our journey towards spiritual awakening and emotional healing, the sanctity of the physical vessel is paramount. To channel deep transformative energies, our body must be a harmonious sanctuary, a balanced ecosystem where desires and dreams find fertile grounds to blossom and thrive.
This journey to holistic alignment commences with Kambo, the potent secretion of the Phyllomedusa bicolor - the vibrant green giant leaf or monkey frog, a cherished inhabitant of the Amazon Rainforest stretching between the mystical terrains of Peru and Brazil. Native tribes, deeply attuned to the rhythms of nature, have, for centuries, revered Kambo for its profound healing capabilities. More than a mere ritual, Kambo serves as a bridge, connecting us to ancient wisdom, facilitating the clearing of pain and ushering in rejuvenation.
By introducing Kambo to our system, we invite a profound detoxification. This powerful medicine delves deep, unveiling and addressing subconscious and energetic blockages, bolstering the immune system, and orchestrating a cellular revival, particularly rejuvenating the liver. As Kambo courses through our being, it meticulously draws out impurities, which are then expelled from our body through purging or other detoxifying methods.
While the ceremonial embrace with Kambo lasts a fleeting 20 to 45 minutes, the imprints it leaves on our body, mind, and soul resonate indefinitely. With Kambo, we don't merely cleanse; we remember, realign, and rejuvenate for a lifetime.
Wellness Rebirth Retreats focuses primarily on holding sacred space by offering immersive holistic wellness retreats that are attuned with natural laws (the way of nature), energetic healing, and celestial frequencies. We retreat with Jah (the Most High) to break through the construct that constrains our spiritual being.
Spiritual awakening and tuning: The Journey calls for serious aspirants who are open to connecting to Source through nature, Rastafari lifestyle and the yoga of life. Infusing all these principles and modalities will not only bring healing but also spiritual ascension on your individual journey.
Proper Relaxation: The rests in the music is just as important as the notes. This retreat is a way of balancing the inner and outer energies through relaxation. When the body and mind are constantly overworked, their natural efficiency diminishes. Modern social life, food, work, and even entertainment makes it difficult for us to relax. You will learn to economize the energy produced by your body. This retreat will help you achieve complete relaxation physically, mentally, and spiritually, with the practice of living in the awareness and being in flow with life, the universe and nature.
Enhance yoga practice with a distinct focus on breathwork, meditation, and asanas (yoga postures/poses): Enjoy the bliss of practicing yoga every day. Each yoga class will be customized for active recovery and relaxation. Classes will be taught at all levels. Instructors will provide modifications for beginner yogis and also opportunities for advanced practitioners to grow their practice. Even if you have never practiced yoga, you will find these sessions energizing, empowering and restorative! Mediation and sound healing are also on the schedule to help you dive deeper; to completely relax and rejuvenate.
Detoxification of the mind and body: On this retreat, you will tap into Source by detoxifying mind to body. This will be done through the works of proper exercise, proper relaxation, and proper nutrition. We will practice daily meditation, breath-work, yoga/asanas and maintain a ital-plant-based nutrition (keep in mind that plant-based diet is optional).
Connect with nature and rejuvenate inner senses: This retreat will be a time to find the dynamic balance so we can easily adapt and change in order to handle the left turns of life without being thrown completely off course. By honoring the rhythms of nature that are also reflected in the cycles of our own lives we allow Self to live in harmony.
The embodiment of Higher Self through the principles and oneness of Rastafari and Vedic Teachings: Unity and Love! Collectively we are all gathered for reasons greater than matter. The teachings and intersection of Rastafari and Yoga is a portal to transcendence.
6:00 AM Daily
Daily Dawn Reverence - Morning Sadhana with Maharri
Time: 6:00 AM (Note: On Day 3, our sacred rendezvous shifts to the evening, allowing for a full day of introspection and integration.)
Awaken with the first light of dawn and embark on a spiritual journey of alignment and elevation with Maharri. This Morning Sadhana is an alchemy of practices designed to attune your being to the rhythms of the universe and inner consciousness.
Breathwork: Begin with the art of conscious breathing. Dive deep into the ebb and flow of each inhalation and exhalation, fostering an inner harmony and revitalizing your pranic energy.
Meditation: As the breath steadies, allow Maharri to guide your spirit into a serene meditative space. Within this realm of stillness, embrace the opportunity to connect with your higher self, finding clarity, peace, and inner illumination.
Sacramental Steam: A heartwarming tribute to the age-old tradition, participate in the ganja offering using the steam chalice. This ceremonial act serves as an ode to the sacred herb, inviting its essence to enhance our spiritual communion and deepen our insights.
Elevated Yoga: Flow gracefully into a yoga practice that marries the core tenets of Hatha, Vinyasa, and Yin disciplines. Maharri's intuitive guidance ensures that each asana and transition resonates with your being, allowing for physical rejuvenation, energetic balance, and spiritual elevation.
Come, join us each morning for this sacred confluence of traditions and practices. Let each day dawn with intention, connection, and an embrace of the divine within and without.
Message from Maharri:
“Life gives us everything that’s possible. Align Self with the highest good, align Self with Love and be who you came here to be.”