yage


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yage

(ya′hā) [Sp. yagé, fr. a S. American Indian language]
1. A tropical South American vine, Banisteriopsis caapi, whose bark is boiled to make a tea with hallucinogenic properties.
2. The popular name of the tea made from the vine of the same name.
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For Welch the new mode of life corresponded to a different mode of writing, a mode of calm observation that contrasts with the frenzied purgation that Ginsberg expresses in his yage letters and poems and that Kerouac describes in the climax of Big Sur.
Yage, also known as ayahuasca, has been venerated for centuries by tribes in Brazil, Peru, Ecuador and Colombia.
Filip Goematre, owner of the hostel, where Henry was staying, said: "Lots of people come to take the yage. I am not a fan of it.
Yage, also known as Ayahuasca, is a psychedelic brew made from leaves and twigs and is used by native people in South America for healing and spiritual purposes.
Este articulo en parte es una sintesis de la investigacion desarrollada en la Maestria en Culturas y Droga, llamada "El Ritual del Yage (1) como Performance: un analisis comparativo entre dos contextos culturales diferentes.
He began his journey by descending into Columbia, Peru and Equador (in shamanic lore a journey south always represents a journey into the land of the dead) in search of an halluginogenic vine called Yage, used by shamans in Central and South America to facilitate existentially real journeys into the Otherworld.