Culture

The four pillars of the Huehuepahtli – the Great Mexica Medicine
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by Nicola Dentico Curanderism (or Curanderìa) is a holistic approach to well-being that was used in the pre-Columbian Americas and is still practiced. In fact it is also called "Traditional Mexican Medicine" or "Field Medicine", or even "Traditional folk Medicine". The word Curanderism comes from the Spanish term "curandero" (or curandera) which indicates the popular healer with strongly shamanic traits, or whose culture rests on indigenous Cosmovisions. Curanderism is a syncretic system, and treatments may vary based on the practitioner's religious, ethnic or even tribal background. It has its roots in the Huehuepahtli ("great medicine" in nahuatl - Mexica language)...
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Master Plants and their Responsible use
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by Alessandra and Edmunds Master Plants are plants of great power used by men since ancient times to get in touch with the divine, to search for personal and collective answers (also of a practical kind), in religious and therapeutic contexts (to cure disharmonies and with physical and psychological symptoms). Nowadays they have returned to be of great interest even among the most westernized populations, like ours. Often leaving their socio-cultural context, they have become accessible to all those who seek them, becoming for many a tool in their own listening and personal growth path. This lecture will allow you...
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Dream oneself dreaming: Induction practices of Lucid Dream
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by Gabriele Penazzi A "lucid dream" is defined as a particular dream state in which the dreamer is aware that he is dreaming. In this particular state of consciousness, cultivated thanks to a constant training in its induction, the “dream traveller” can live important experiences of interaction with the oceanic vastnesses of his own unconscious, while maintaining the awareness of being an "I" that experiences, interacts and integrates the messages that come from the depths of one's psyche. The phenomenon has also been studied from a neuroscientific point of view, starting with the first Stephen LaBerge up to the most...
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Wellness and Psychology of Living: Feng Shui and the use of Colors to live in harmony
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by Daniela Mancini Feng Shui is an ancient oriental discipline that combines philosophy and architecture, that generates positive energy for the spirit and the body in the spaces. The choice of colors is very important in Feng Shui, everyone has their own type of energy, an information that reaches our subconscious and influences our psychophysical state and generates positive or negative emotions and feelings. The colors derive from yin-yang and its nuances: the maximum of light is the yang, the absence of light is the yin, in the middle there are the colors that are perceived by the human eye,...
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Biocostellazioni® (Bioconstellations): the Magic of Observing oneself without judgment
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 by Giancarlo Lo Monaco and Laura Rosicarelli Biocostellazioni® (Bioconstellations) combine the knowledge and the application of the Five Biological Laws with the new medial and spiritual constellations. That is, the evolution of the old family and systemic constellations. They are a tool that initiates a path of personal awareness, where each symptom is seen and treated as a creative movement of the spirit. A symptom is no longer seen as a problem of the individual, but as a manifestation of the entire system from which it comes, a form of relationship with someone, a suspended relationship. The works are an...
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Hortitherapy and Freedom
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by Irene Pignatelli With horticultural therapy is meant a modality of intervention based on contact with nature and on gardening activities as a tool of well-being. Thanks to an active interaction with plants it is possible to obtain intellectual, physical, emotional and social benefits that lead to an improvement in people's quality of life. There is a rich scientific literature concerning contact with the natural environment. To cite some examples: R. and S. Kaplan documented the development of the sensation of tranquility and the availability of involvement, in addition to improving cognitive functions; R. Ulrich conducted studies on stress reduction...
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FerVida – Life Fermentation
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by Ivan Susta FerVida is a neologism that represents the ancient Thai fermentation technique called '' Nam Mak ''. It takes a long time to mature but the wait is then repaid with live probiotics of great value and concentration. It is also a good prebiotic and during the long fermentation, numerous nutrients are created which together with the phytotherapeutic properties of the fermented vegetable make FerVida the '' King or Queen "of all fermentations. They are suitable for restoring a good microbiota and health maintenance in general thanks also to the essential amino acids, enzymes, minerals, vitamins, antioxidants, fatty...
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The journey as therapy: the story of Vagamondo
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by Carlo Taglia He will debate not only  about a fabulous  travel around the world without flying across Europe, Asia and South America or the adventurous journey from the Cape of Good Hope to the North Cape with public transport and hitchhiking in the middle of black Africa. Carlo will tell his story, his love for the cultures of the world, and his venture towards solitary and often difficult experiences, which allowed him to get to know himself deeply, to find solutions to blocks and torments, and to overcome his limits until the achievement of his greatest dreams. Without filters...
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The Universe and I Walked into a Bar – Everyday Spirituality
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by Kai Teo Following the success of Rainbow Warrior Handbook – The Underground Guide to the Psychedelic Revolution, Kai is now back with a new book that promises even more laughs, enlightening ideas, and love. The book presentation will bring you many insightful theories about the big concept of how everything that has ever existed is a mere manifestation of one consciousness, one karma, and one soul. Be prepared to have your views of reincarnation and spirituality challenged during this discussion, and feel free to challenge the author about the ideas he will share with you. After all, we’re all...
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