What is Ayahuasca?

Ayahuasca is a sacred and powerful plant sacrament that has been used for centuries by indigenous communities in the Amazon basin of South America for healing, spiritual exploration, and connection with nature. Typically, it is prepared as a brew made from the Ayahuasca vine (Banisteriopsis Caapi) and the leaves of the Chacruna plant (Psychotria Viridis). Ayahuasca teaches a profound respect for life and the world while facilitating personal healing and self-discovery. It is believed that a single ayahuasca session has the potential to be as effective as 10 years of psychotherapy or meditation.



TWO weeks prior - limit/abstain from:

• Any plant medicines/psychedelics (including san pedro, mushrooms, LSD, cannabis, etc.)

• All street drugs (cocaine, MDMA, amphetamines, etc.)

• Pork

• Spicy foods (hot peppery spice that burns tongue/mouth)

• Ice, ice cream, or ice cold drinks

ONE week prior - abstain from:

  • Refined sugars
  • Red meat
  • Junk food of any kind
  • Salt and pepper (if you must use salt, use it very sparingly)
  • Oils (if you must use oil, use olive or coconut oil very sparingly)
  • Animal fats (lard, etc.)
  • Carbonated and fermented drinks (including diet sodas, energy drinks, non-alcoholic beer and Kombucha)
  • Dairy products
  • Fermented foods (kimchi, sauerkraut, vinegar, kefir, pickles, yoghurt)
  • Caffeine & other stimulants

Ceremony Day :

• Keep your body hydrated.

• Have your last meal minimum 6h before Ceremony.  

• Keep meals in line with the diet as you want your body to feel light and refreshed for Ceremony.

• Abstain from sexual activities of any kind, including masturbation.

• Reflect on your journey and what you hope to gain from ceremony.  

• Stay off social media / news as much as possible to keep your thoughts your own.


  • Antidepressants containing SSRIs or MAOIs must be discontinued for at least 4 weeks before participating in the ceremony.
  • Hypertension medications must be discontinued at least 2 weeks prior to participation.
  • All medications, especially antihistamines, serotonin reuptake inhibitors, or anti-anxiety medications, must be discontinued prior to the session.
  • Please Inform the facilitator of any medications taken prior to the ceremony.
  • Please consult your physician for personalized medical advice. Always seek the advice of a physician or other qualified healthcare provider with any questions regarding a medical condition.


  • Avoid situations that cause negative feelings or stress in advance of the ceremony.
  • Practice calming your mind with meditation, journaling, yoga, Qi Gong, or hot baths.
  • Avoid things that create mental and psychological toxins, such as television, news, bad movies, social media, busy places like shopping malls, etc.


  • Please honor the circle by being on time.
  • Show up with your full presence and heart, leaving the expectations and details of the standard world at the door and dropping into the space of the temple.
  • Commit to being present and in the moment at all times.
  • You can sleep overnight in the ceremony space or, if you wish, go home after the ceremony if you feel grounded.
  • Make sure you get home safely if you decide to drive.


  • Before the ceremony, cultivate a strong intention to present to your higher self and sacrament.
  • Set clear, detailed intentions and let go of all expectations about how they'll manifest.
  • Focus on what you want to invoke, release, cultivate or discover, and pray for healing for yourself and others.



👕 Bringing the following items:

  • Clothing: Comfortable and loose-fitting clothing in which you can move and breathe easily.
  • Bedding: A sleeping mat or yoga mat, a sleeping bag and a pillow to have a comfortable place to lie down during the ceremony. These items should be no wider than a standard yoga mat.
  • Instruments: If you play an instrument and feel inspired to do so during the ceremony, your facilitator will schedule a time  for you to do so.
  • Water Bottle: It's important that you stay hydrated during the ceremony. Therefore, a refillable water bottle is recommended.
  • Journal and pen: To record experiences, insights and messages received during the ceremony.
  • Personal items: any items that give you comfort, such as a favorite blanket, stuffed animal or crystal.
  • Hygiene: Toothbrush, toothpaste and other essential hygiene items.
  • If you are under medication, please ensure to bring your medication with you and notify the facilitator(s) accordingly.



  • Follow applicable guidelines to keep the container safe and clear for everyone.
  • Disclose any relevant medical/pharmaceutical/mental health conditions or prescriptions prior to the ceremony.
  • Don't ingest other substances or plants during the ceremony without permission.
  • Don't touch others or interfere with another's process without permission.
  • Don't give out information or contact information without permission.
  • Get permission in advance if you need to leave early or come to the circles later.
  • Maintain silence and avoid unnecessary conversation or movement during the ceremony.
  • Don't use any electronic devices, including phones, during the ceremony.
  • Follow all dietary guidelines given out before and after the ceremony.
  • Be aware that the experience can be intense and potentially challenging. While Sacrament doesn't do the work for you, it will hold you as YOU do the work yourself.
  • Approach the ceremony with humility, openness, and a willingness to surrender to the process.
  • Commit to taking the time necessary to integrate the insights and healing gained during the ceremony into your daily life.
  • Put your own safety and well-being first.
  • If you have concerns or questions in advance of the ceremony, don't hesitate to contact the facilitators for advice and assistance.



  • The decision and commitment to participate in the ceremony also means that you honor yourself and the sessions enough to make the necessary changes and disciplines for your integration process.
  • Listen to your body-soul-mind and take action to help you further the healing process, such as changing and eliminating things, people, and patterns in your life, changing your diet, and getting active.
  • Integration is a process that takes time and patience. Take care of yourself - physically, emotionally and spiritually - in the weeks and months following the ceremony.
  • It's normal to experience ups and downs during the integration process, and it's important that you stay connected to the lessons and insights from the ceremony.
  • Remember that integration is an ongoing process and it's never too late to continue to work on yourself and deepen your relationship with the plant spirit.
  • Take time to reflect on your experience, write down your thoughts and feelings, and seek support from trusted friends or professionals as needed.
  • Remember that integration is an important part of the healing process, and by engaging in it, you're taking an important step toward greater health, happiness, and well-being.

Donation / Energy Exchange: 

We kindly suggest a minimum donation of $150 for each ceremony which is
requested to be paid before the date of your ceremony. For those attending a 2 day ceremony
weekend, a suggested donation of $300 is requested to be paid before the date of the first
ceremony. Donations can be made using the email address donations@963tribe.com through Zelle,
Venmo, or CashApp. If you have any questions or concerns regarding the donation, please feel free to reach out to the facilitator. It's important to note that we want everyone to have the opportunity to participate, and no one will be turned away due to financial constraints.

Benefits of Ayahuasca 

Deep Cleansing and Purification

Connection to Nature

Deeper Understanding of Yourself

Healing Depression & Anxiety

Enhanced Creativity

Gratitude and a Deeper Appreciation of Life

Physical, Mental & Emotional Healing

Experience Higher Levels of Consciousness

Finding Your Life Purpose

Recovery from Addictions

This Sacrament... 

  • Teaches through deep contrast and intense extremes. You may experience Hell and Heaven, bliss and terror, in a single night. Enter with courage and clear intention.
  • Shines a light on your shadow—a very bright light that may trigger unwanted feelings of pain, despair, and hopelessness.
  • Has the power to go down to the root of your being and bring up psychic material that you haven’t yet felt, acknowledged, or known.
  • Is inherently paradoxical, and works in ways you may not expect. It may wound in the interest of healing.
  • May induce complete surrender, not in the way that you expect.
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