don Oscar Miro-Quesada

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don Oscar Miro-Quesada is a kamasqa curandero and altomisayoq adept from Peru and originator of the Pachakuti Mesa Tradition of cross-cultural shamanism. An OAS Fellow in Ethnopsychology, founder of The Heart of the Healer Alliance, and coauthor of Lessons in Courage (Rainbow Ridge, 2013, with Bonnie Glass-Coffin), he dedicates his life to the global revitalization of shamanic awareness as a means of restoring sacred trust between humankind and the natural world.

 

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The Pachakuti Mesa Tradition

don Oscar Miro-Quesada is a shamanic healer, teacher, and the originator of the Pachakuti Mesa tradition of cross-cultural shamanism. With Sounds True, don Oscar Miro-Quesada has created a new audio program called Healing Light: An Apprenticeship in Peruvian Shamanism. In this episode of Insights at the Edge, don Oscar and Tami Simon speak on the practice of Peruvian curanderismo in the modern world. They discuss the importance of creating a personalized altar space and how doing so creates the best possible environment for shamanic journeying. Finally, don Oscar and Tami talk about the relationship between shamanism and contemporary psychology, as well as what the Pachakuti Mesa tradition says about this critical moment in history. (80 minutes)

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