Paititi's Blog

Transcending the Wounds of Conquest & Colonization

posted by Roman Hanis on June 24th, 2015

With the racial tensions and conflicts running high in the world today, I turn to reflect on the profound lessons shared with me by all of my teachers – Amazonian and Andean elders as well as northern Native American wisdom keepers and Tibetan Lamas. Obviously a lot of wounding still remains among the nations that […]


Communications from the Spirit realm – what do they actually mean?

posted by Roman Hanis on June 19th, 2015

Being on a shamanic path of self-realization often entails being receptive to messages from the beyond. Throughout eons, people would embark on spiritual journeys or pilgrimages to receive visions or communications from the higher consciousness.  In Central and South America, this is often done through Temazcal, Ayahuasca and Huachuma ceremonies, while in the Northern Native […]


Ayahuasca: Before, During, and After

posted by Roman Hanis on June 14th, 2015

Many people today are talking about a sacred and ancient plant remedy from the Amazon rainforest called Ayahuasca. For those of you who are drawn to this medicine and its other-worldly effects, I’d like to give you a heartfelt caution. Many from western societies come from a culture of conquest and convenience, and many of […]


Shamanic Keys to Your Unlimited Human Potential: Wave of Dreaming

posted by Roman Hanis on April 8th, 2015

There was a time in my life when I was overcome by a genetic, incurable and terminal health condition. The most difficult part wasn’t the actual condition, even though it was extremely painful and debilitating. More than anything it was the lack of purpose, hope, and ability to relate with other people. I was certain that […]


Shamanic Keys to Your Unlimited Human Potential: Wave of Shamanic Symptomatic Dance

posted by Roman Hanis on March 23rd, 2015

Many people today appreciate the beauty of folklore in a multitude of ancestral traditions. Dance, music, songs, and many forms of exquisite art are viewed as the very foundation of human culture itself. Movement and music can often transcend the barriers of language, race, ethnicity and gender, and have a variety of effects on the […]


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 […]


Ripples of Awakening: Malaria Resolved Through Natural Means

posted by Roman Hanis on May 27th, 2014

Recently in the regional vicinity of our institute we have reached a landmark of development by helping to eliminate a serious Malaria epidemic in the area. This sickness had been affecting the 12 villages surrounding our center and causing quite a bit of suffering to thousands of people for over two years. When the epidemic […]


Embodying True Nature Retreat Keynotes

posted by Roman Hanis on April 27th, 2014

The profound immersion into the depth of consciousness and the purpose of all life we have recently undergone in the Embody True Nature transformation retreat at Paititi has been a continuing inspiration for many of us as we  embark further along our distinct hero’s journeys of evolutionary healing and awakening of our shared hearts. Some […]


This Cosmic Co-Creative Genesis That is Life

posted by Roman Hanis on April 1st, 2013

Here is a brief update of the last several months, which considering the intensity and life experience lived through during that time, might seem as a few life times. We’ve had amazing three months of back to back retreats beginning with our Embodying Relationships retreat where we collaborated with white Tantric healing practitioners. This beautifully […]


Seeking Collaborators for a Study on PTSD

posted by Roman Hanis on October 4th, 2012

As many of you know our organization is continuously evolving in ways that can bring greater benefit to the world. We are currently working on a study in collaboration with a neuroscientist that will document the healing effects of the Amazonian indigenous sacred plant tradition for people that have Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). If […]


Creating Intercultural Bridges In the Amazonian & Andean Indigenous Healing Traditions

posted by Roman Hanis on January 14th, 2012

Although the original tradition of sacred and medicinal plants in the Amazonian culture has been considered in the past to be a profound pathway towards the enlightened nature of the original ancestors, in time it has become fragmented and misinterpreted due to the commercialization and the invasion of western culture. While still retaining the methods […]


Opening of the Institute for the Study of Indigenous Traditions & Natural Medicine

posted by Roman Hanis on August 9th, 2010

As part of our natural medicine hospital we are implementing the institute that involves a growing number of participating native healers to work together on enhancing the effects of natural healing, rediscover the primordial origin of how the medicine has been utilized throughout centuries, and maintain the healing practices we are utilizing at a high […]


Brilliant Unraveling Potential

posted by Roman Hanis on April 2nd, 2010

Mother Nature has always been the base and the origin of human culture around the planet. Our ancestors have received much wisdom and insight into life’s mysteries as well as healing and rejuvenation from living in nature’s abode.