Ayahuasca Retreat Preparation

Preparing your retreat is very important for you to experience it in the best conditions and benefit its full potential.

Required

Please consult our medical guidelines pages for your Ayahuasca retreat preparation, this is required before attending an Ayahuasca retreat at Selvamadre.

Highly suggested

Pick an healthy diet prior to attending the retreat and practice some physical exercises or yoga.
Meditate and practice relaxation exercises in order to relax your mind.
It is prefered to wear white clothes during the ceremonies.
For days before retreat avoid any pork meats, red meats and any drugs.

Things to bring during Ceremonies

Flashlight or frontal lamp, it will help you to go to the temple or if you need to go outside the temple during the ceremony.
Long sleeve clothes, it is recommended during the nights as they can be fresh.
White clothes for ceremonies.

List of things to bring

Long sleeve clothes
Flashlight
Mosquito repellent
Suncream protector
Hat for the sun
Sunglasses
Personal toilet items and towel
The rest is provided by Selvamadre!

If you have any question regarding your retreat preparation feel free to ask us.

On a daily basis we are all impacted by the spiritual effect of colors. From the colors of our clothes to the color of our house. Sometimes according to the colors of a place a painting or a scenery we can feel different vibrations both positive or negative.

In many civilizations and cultures, colors had and importance regarding daily spiritual life, white is considered as the most enlightening color and black as its opposite. They represents the Yin and Yang the ascending evolving energy and the involving energy. In this teaching you will learn about the spiritual effect of colors and how to use them in order to increase your spiritual practice.

Spiritual effect of colors in our lives

The world is divided into three Gunas Sattva, Rajas and Tamas:

Sattva, stability, harmony, virtue, enlightenment. Provides awakening and joy.
Rajas, turbulence , movement , motivation and passion. Rajas is selfishness , it leads to disintegration. It creates pain and suffering, emotional fluctuations (fear, desire, love, hatred). This is the principle of energy.
Tamas, dullness , darkness, inertia. It hinders and hides , is a passive force blockage. It causes degeneration and death . It gives the illusion leading us towards ignorance and attachment. This is the principle of materialization.

Ayahuasca Retreat Preparation

On a daily basis we are all impacted by the spiritual effect of colors. From the colors of our clothes to the color of our house. Sometimes according to the colors of a place a painting or a scenery we can feel different vibrations both positive or negative.

In many civilizations and cultures, colors had and importance regarding daily spiritual life, white is considered as the most enlightening color and black as its opposite. They represents the Yin and Yang the ascending evolving energy and the involving energy. In this teaching you will learn about the spiritual effect of colors and how to use them in order to increase your spiritual practice.

Spiritual effect of colors in our lives

The world is divided into three Gunas Sattva, Rajas and Tamas:

Sattva, stability, harmony, virtue, enlightenment. Provides awakening and joy.
Rajas, turbulence , movement , motivation and passion. Rajas is selfishness , it leads to disintegration. It creates pain and suffering, emotional fluctuations (fear, desire, love, hatred). This is the principle of energy.
Tamas, dullness , darkness, inertia. It hinders and hides , is a passive force blockage. It causes degeneration and death . It gives the illusion leading us towards ignorance and attachment. This is the principle of materialization.

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