A Journey lnto the World of Spiritistic Healing and Shamanism
The legendary 12-part TV series from the 1980s takes us to Brazil and Peru.
"Time has come to share the ancient knowledge of shamanism and healing with the world of today.“
Don Eduardo Calderon
Episodes 1-5 tell about spiritistic healers and trance rituals in Brazil. The special thing about it is that traditional healers perform psychic operations and cure epileptics in trance...
Psychologist Alberto Villoldo accompanies participants from the West who take part in the trance rituals.
Episodes 6-12 document a shamanistic initiation journey in Peru, led by Don Eduardo Calderon, a Peruvian shaman, and his student, psychologist Alberto Villoldo.
Shamanism is a knowledge that is thousands of years old. There are no written records, because this secret knowledge was only passed on from teacher to student through experiential learning.
A group of people from European and American cultures - doctors, architects, computer specialists, psychologists, filmmakers - are now embarking on this journey of inner discovery. The people learn through their own experience at the ancient initiation sites of the Peruvian shamans.
These films contain some scenes that might be disturbing to sensitive souls. We recommend that children and young people should only watch these films when accompanied by adults.
Lhotsky-Film recommends a minimum age of 18 years.