As many of you know, Paititi Institute is taking care of a 4000 acre reserve in a remote Peruvian region bordering the Manu National Reserve. Surrounding our reserve there are eight native communities – Hualla, Suyo, Mendosayoc, Ichio, Pukara, Churuyoc, Yurachmayo, and Cuchuyoc, with about 500 families in total and up to 10 people in […]
In this episode Roman Hanis and Emily Goughary will discuss how to discover the lucidity, objectivity and a bird’s eye view in the midst of turmoil. What can bring lasting fulfillment in our lives that no storm, whether physical or emotional can take away. Facing the circumstances and allowing the problems in our lives to […]
All artwork in this article is by Emily, created throughout her healing journey. I’ve always considered myself a “creative person.” Somewhere along the way, however, without even realizing it I began focusing all the creative energy to cover-up my awkwardness behind an intricate personality construct. A beautiful fantasy in which I really believed that I […]
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 […]
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 […]
In the past few months, we have worked with the children from the pueblo neighboring our land, Cahuide. From teaching them about the relationship between their parents and themselves and the similarities to the Earth and themselves to planting seeds and showing them our facilities, we have definitely formed lasting relations with the kids and […]
A few weeks ago, Ishacko offered to take me through the Amazon, to see where his family lives, in a pueblo named Buena Unión. I jumped at the opportunity, feeling that we would be able to see a lot of different plants, and that I would finally get to see the ‘river ocean’, the Amazon […]
For those of you who have not yet had an opportunity to see THE SACRED SCIENCE or have been wanting to share it with friends an family, now is your chance. We’re excited to announce a FREE Online Screening October 7-17, 2013 THE SACRED SCIENCE was filmed at the Paititi Institute in the Amazon Rainforest […]
As many of you have heard we are transitioning the focus of our current center outside of Iquitos Peru. In the last 4 years much love has been pored into this land, much healing has taken place and the gardens are really starting to bear fruit in many ways. It is our wish to bring […]
We are seeking a capable, solutions oriented and passionate Permaculture manager and coordinator to oversee and grow our work study service program at the Paititi Institute in the Peruvian Amazon.
Co-founder, Roman Hanis spoke at the Horizons Conference in October 2012. The lecture “Amazonian Grass Roots Research on Entheogen-based healing of Physical Pathologies” is available here, Enjoy! You can find more talks and interviews with Roman and others at Paititi’s YouTube channel.
So we recently made a batch of amazing hand sanitizer and general disinfectant for our community here at Paititi and thought it would be great to share it with other communities and like-minded individuals. In line with our ethos, everything is completely natural and biodegradable, and the best part is it really works, really well! […]
Below is a short piece written by Ralph Giunta who recently attended our shamanic permaculture course. Ralph enjoyed the course and his time with us so much that he stayed and volunteered for another 2 months after the retreat ended. In addition to being an all-round epic human being, Ralph is also an extremely talented […]
Love is in the air at the Paititi Institute. We recently had 5 black kittens and 15 baby ducks.
As we are preparing to offer a deeper healing and resolution to the world within and around us, we find bright family of like-hearted people that through their own experience and transformation greatly support our perpetuating vision and cause.
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.