Paititi's Blog

Planet Falling Apart? Here’s an Ancestral Regenerative Solution

posted by Roman Hanis on July 22nd, 2016

I often meet people who are disenchanted, frustrated, and at times outright infuriated with the situation in the world today that involves the destruction of natural resources, pollution, famine, sicknesses, diseases, wars and many other misfortunes that plague our current society. The toxic emotions that come up are often a result of not seeing any […]


How Permaculture is Helping Ecuador’s Earthquake 6 Weeks on

posted by Gregory Landua on June 2nd, 2016

As many of you know, a huge earthquake hit South America a few weeks ago. Our good friend Gregory Landua, CEO of Terra Genesis International and his team are doing some amazing work to get the Esmeraldas region back on its feet after the disaster. The story and the permaculture techniques used are inspiring and we wanted to share […]


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Following The Path of My Heart to Become a Healer

posted by Elton Lee Abela on May 4th, 2016

Around 4 years ago, a question popped up in my head: What’s my purpose in living a life on this planet? My activities back then alternated between excessive work and excessive personal indulgence; a part of me seeking happiness in all the wrong places. Despite growing up in a loving family, I couldn’t find value […]


How to Create Sustainable Relationships for Living in a Community

posted by Cynthia Robinson on March 18th, 2016

There is nothing which feels more meaningful to us, and the others who make the Paititi Institute home, than living in a sustainable community dedicated to personal transformation and healing of both inner and outer landscapes. Paititi Institute for the Preservation of Ecology and Indigenous Culture was founded in 2010 from a heart centered commitment […]


What can be accomplished in a year?… A shared vision growing into collective reality!

posted by Cynthia Robinson on December 21st, 2015

As 2015 is coming to a close and we honor another cycle of the sun on this solstice, we wish to take a moment to reflect on the culminating year and share with all of you a summary of what we have accomplished and where we are headed. The following information is directly relevant to […]


Our Shared Mystery of Planetary Healing

posted by Roman Hanis on September 18th, 2015

My deepest heartfelt wishes go out to all who care about this nurturing, loving planet we call home and all her inhabitants. I sense how many of us wish to make a difference in the world today and wholeheartedly join this collective intention to make the most practical positive impact. Some of us may have […]


Embodying True Nature Retreat Aug/Sept 2015

posted by Cynthia Robinson on September 17th, 2015

We just completed another Embodying True Nature Retreat last week. This was the second retreat at the new Paititi Sanctuary land and we are once again in awe of the magic of this land to support the transformation of conciousness, the wisdom of the ancestral lineages and the depth of the human heart. Enjoy these […]


2014 – Ripples of Reflection, Vision & Profound Gratitude

posted by Cynthia Robinson on December 20th, 2014

As the new year is right around the corner we wanted to take a moment to reflect on the last year and vision into the future.   2014 has been a profoundly transformative year for many of us filled with immense blessings as well as challenges. Two years ago we got the strong message that […]


Let’s join forces in “ReInhabiting the Village: Co-Creating Our Future”

posted by Cynthia Robinson on December 9th, 2014

Our friends at the Tribal Convergence Network are initiating a very worthy and needed project called “ReInhabiting the Village: Co-Creating Our Future” which will include a book and online resource directory which are essentially a LIVING LIBRARY of information and resources about projects, organizations, and people who are working every day for a healthy people […]


A Place Where Love is the Strongest

posted by Roman Hanis on August 19th, 2014

I have always been drawn to places such as the Amazonian rainforest and the Andean mountain where nature is abundantly present and is left to continuously express the peak of her highest potential. What makes these places especially fascinating is the existence of ancestral cultures that have lived in these power places for thousands of […]


Building Bridges Literally & Symbolically

posted by Cynthia Robinson on August 17th, 2014

We officially took the role of guardians of the new Paititi sanctuary on June 10th but since we completed the contracts in the middle of our US tour, our official initiation just begun in the last 10 days. The local communities have been very friendly and engaging with our community and are very keen on […]


Initiating the Vision: Shamanic Permaculture Immersive Practice Coming Up!

posted by Cynthia Robinson on August 15th, 2014

As we shift gears and prepare to lay an energetic foundation at the new land, we’d like to take this opportunity to share more about our upcoming Shamanic Permaculture Immersive Practice Course and what it is really about. This is a very special, one time experience where we are inviting our extended community to officially […]


The Vision of the New Land Come True: A Sanctuary of Humanity and Cradle of Enlightened Living

posted by Cynthia Robinson on June 16th, 2014

As of June 10, 2014, we at Paititi Institute with deep reverence and honor embrace our role as guardians and stewards of a pristine and ancient 4000 acres in the Mapacho Valley of the Peruvian Andes bordering the Manu National Reserve. This land, located in the Machu Picchu region, has been a cradle of Incan […]


Update on our Moving Process

posted by Cynthia Robinson on March 8th, 2014

Life rarely follows our set plans. So it has been in our search for our new home. This journey has taken us through many twists and turns, cliffs and valleys, and continues to demonstrate the interrelation of inner and outer landscapes. It is clear, as we work to manifest our new home, that we are […]


New Year’s Wishes

posted by Cynthia Robinson on January 1st, 2014

Joining in to the collective stream of countless good wishes, the Paititi family is sending out the light of renewal and regeneration to this planet and all her inhabitants. Our wish is for all of our conscious friends whose heart is engaged and activated to continue cultivate greater recognition and confidence in the divine intelligence […]


2013 Financial Report & Land Acquisition Updates

posted by Cynthia Robinson on December 7th, 2013

Since our first call for support in the spring of this year we have been moved by the outpouring of love we have received from our community and we thank you for your profound displays of generosity. To this date we have raised $87,282.71 in donations from our community and together with the funds generated […]


Visioning Deeper Into Our Evolution & Growth

posted by Cynthia Robinson on December 4th, 2013

The following is the first of a series of blog articles we are releasing in the next couple weeks in conjunction with an exciting period in Paititi’s growth and history. We are currently in the closing stages of securing new property in Peru, where we intend to move our Center in 2014. These entries offer […]


At the Telluride Mushroom Festival

posted by Ariella Jew on September 1st, 2013

For the past 32 years Telluride has held Mushroom Festival. This year the festival was under the direction of The Telluride Institute. our of Paititi’s family in the US – me (Kirsten,) Scott, Indira, and Anastacia – spoke about the work that we are doing down in the Amazon, held a screening of the Sacred Science, and […]


Women’s New Moon Circle

posted by Ariella Jew on August 31st, 2013

*** Paititi loves how we’ve inspired members of our community to start and develop communities of their own.  Here’s a recent update from some family in Colorado.*** The Eagle’s Nest might be in a place where it is not yet ready to have large gathering, but we’ve (Indira, Anastacia, and Kirsten) been feeling out whether […]


Full Moon Gathering

posted by Ariella Jew on August 20th, 2013

*** While not technically a part of Paititi Institute, our actions have spawned a number of community building efforts, which we love.  This is an example and update from one of them.*** As a part of the process of gathering the local support and energy to hold the space for a retreat center in Colorado, […]