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Transformation Track Work Study Service

December 4, 2016 - January 24, 2017
Paititi Institute, Peru

Embodying True Nature Consciousness Transformation Retreat

December 18, 2016 - January 19, 2017
Paititi Institute, Peru

Intercultural Healing Exchange

February 22 - March 9, 2017
Sacred Valley, Peru.

Shamanic Permaculture Work Study Service

March 12 - April 10, 2017
Paititi Institute, Peru

Shamanic Permaculture Work Study Service (w/ Sacred Plant Initiation)

April 15 - May 14, 2017
Paititi Institute, Peru

The Paititi Institute for the Preservation of Ecology and Indigenous Culture is a nonprofit organization devoted to the integration of indigenous wisdom into every day life. We serve as an intercultural bridge supporting individuals and communities to live as activated, responsible and joyful human beings in harmony with both inner and outer landscapes. [Read More]

The Latest from Paititi's Blog


Cultures and generations heal each other, saving the planet!

posted by Roman Hanis on October 22nd, 2016

Wouldn’t that be a great news title to usher in a new era of world peace and planetary regeneration? It lifts my spirit to know I’m not the only one in the world who believes in the possibility of a bright, beautiful and natural world for our children’s children, and for generations beyond. The next […]

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Marriage is the Triumph of Ingenuity Over Intelligence

posted by Roman Hanis co-authored by Cynthia Robinson on October 15th, 2016

“Marriage is the triumph of ingenuity over intelligence.” This modified Oscar Wilde quote resonates with me because love is ingenious and unreasonable, yet somehow makes perfect sense. Since I can remember, I’ve wondered: Is it possible to be in love all the time? I recently married my beloved Cynthia Robinson, who is also my dearest […]

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Shards of The Shattered Ego Reflecting Countless Arms of Compassion

posted by Roman Hanis on August 20th, 2016

We recently completed another Embodying True Nature Retreat cycle and we’re inspired to share some reflections on the retreat process while they’re fresh in our hearts and minds. The purpose of the indigenous transformation retreat is not to instantly solve life’s problems for us, but to change our relationship with those situations we consider to […]

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