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645: Hamilton Souther, part 1: Living Among the Matsés in the Peruvian Amazon

This Sustainable Life

Suggest to people in our culture that we consider not growing the GDP nonstop and most react with fear at what they see as the inevitability of recession leading to depression leading to the tax base declining, infrastructure crumbling, hospitals closing, mothers dying in childbirth, thirty become old age, and reverting to the Stone Age.Yet there remain many cultures that don't buy into our culture at all. Despite our culture invading their lands, what many of us consider the pinnacle of human culture, they choose theirs, and not out of ignorance. They know our culture.If our culture is so great, with electric vehicles, fruit flown overnight around the world, and iPhones, why do they resist it?If we believe we have so much, why do we keep taking their land?Hamilton lived among the Matsés in the Peruvian Amazon for 4.5 years. He shares how he arrived there, how they took him in and trained him to be a shaman, and what differences and similarities he saw there compared to here. We talked a bit about ayahuasca, but as I see one of our greatest challenges is to learn to live sustainably, and electric vehicles move don't help, I was more interested in what I and we can learn from people who still leave things better than they found them.Hamilton shares about how they live and the interface with a westerner who lived with them not as a tourist. I found his experience and education fascinating and accessible. Expect more episodes with Hamilton to come. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

1hr 11mins

29 Nov 2022

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The Warrior Ethos Of An Astral Traveler W/ Hamilton Souther #389

Aubrey Marcus Podcast

A prerequisite for shamanic healing is having the ability to create a protected space in which the healing can take place. Maestro Hamilton Souther is a veteran ayahuasquero who has spent decades in the amazon training these specific set of skills. Skills that include both healing and defending the healing space from dissonant or malicious energies. In today’s podcast, we talk about the nature of consciousness, and the imperative of having protective skills when working in depth with plant medicines. Connect with Maestro Hamilton Souther Website | https://bluemorphotours.com/ Instagram | https://www.instagram.com/hamiltonsouther/ Everything else | https://linktr.ee/hamiltonsouther This episode is sponsored by: Fit For Service Mastermind | Fitforservice.com MUD\WTR Visit mudwtr.com/amp and get 15% off your order by using the discount code AMPMUD at checkout FOUR VISIONS MARKET spiritual tools & art. Visit fourvisionsmarket.com and enter the code AMP for 15% off your first order. ONNIT  Get 10% off all Onnit Products: https://bit.ly/3LMVArK To partner with the Aubrey Marcus Podcast Connect with Aubrey Website | https://www.aubreymarcus.com/ Instagram | https://www.instagram.com/aubreymarcus/ Twitter | https://twitter.com/aubreymarcus Facebook | https://www.facebook.com/AubreyMarcus/ YouTube | https://bit.ly/2DLctpk Check out  Own The Day Own Your Life by Aubrey Marcus| https://bit.ly/2t6x4hu Subscribe to the Aubrey Marcus Newsletter: https://www.aubreymarcus.com/pages/email Subscribe to the Aubrey Marcus Podcast: iTunes | https://apple.co/2lMZRCn Spotify | https://spoti.fi/2EaELZO Stitcher | https://bit.ly/2G8ccJt IHeartRadio | https://ihr.fm/3CiV4x3 Google Podcasts | https://bit.ly/3nzCJEh Android | https://bit.ly/2OQeBQg

1hr 52mins

23 Nov 2022

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Episode 125: A Hero’s Journey Into Shamanism, Following Our Hearts & Becoming The Creators Of Our Reality (feat. Hamilton Souther)

Highly Optimized

I imagine that everyone tuning into this episode can relate to the notion that for many of us, we seemingly have many passions that might not feel as though they are connected, yet as we continue to move through our lives, the connections between them begin to become clearer. I know this has been my experience in being interested in psychology, spirituality, plant medicines & health for most of my life & it wasn’t until I began Highly Optimized that I began to see the through line between each of them. Todays guest on the show is a man who shares in this notion of having many passions that may not seem to fit together if you looked at each of them independently, however, actually fit together incredibly well when you look at them all from the unionized perspective that we will be diving in to today in this episode. I first found out about this individual when I discovered his work in shamanism, specifically with Ayahuasca & Cannabis, & was blown away at how many synchronicities we shared specifically in the ways in which we spoke about Cannabis & along with his work as a renowned master shaman, he is also a visionary leader, speaker & author who is the founder of Blue Morpho and Co-Founder of FullStock, LiquidEarth and Landslide. For the immense amount of people who have benefitted as a result of his immense wisdom in these areas, it is clear that he is a pioneer in Amazonian Shamanism, Web3 and NFTs who is linking these realms together in a way that I have yet to come across anywhere else in my travels.Show Notes:(3:25) How Hamilton first got into his field(s) of study.(6:44) Using NFT’s to support creators and creatives. (10:31) Creativity is the SOURCE.(18:05) Creating cannabis shamanism. (31:09) What Hamilton saw during a San Pedro ceremony…(37:52) The masculine, according to Ryan.(57:34) Where you can reach Hamilton.(58:23) Hamilton’s final piece of advice for the listeners!Join the Highly Optimized Ceremony Circle on Facebook! https://www.highlyoptimized.me This episode was produced by Mazel Tov Media in Quincy, Massachusetts.https://www.mazeltm.com/highlyoptimizedvisit https://www.FreedomBuilderz.com for more info!

1hr 2mins

28 Sep 2022

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#143 - Thirsting for More w/ Hamilton Souther

Ascension of the Chessmen

Hamilton Souther is an Author, Master Shaman, Chairman/Founder of Blue Morpho as well as Co-founder, Chairman and CEO of Sizzle Media.Hamilton’s Links:https://www.medicinehunter.com/hamilton-southerhttps://instagram.com/hamiltonsouther?igshid=YmMyMTA2M2Y=

1hr 19mins

7 Sep 2022

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Episode 74: Exploring Shamanism & The Path Of A Maestro (feat. Hamilton Souther)

This One Time On Psychedelics

With the ever growing popularity within the plant medicine & psychedelic space, it is imperative that we as individuals who are looking to connect with these medicines do so with the proper guidance & protection. The same way that if you are looking to become a doctor, you must go through an immense amount of schooling & training to ensure you are fit for that service, the same goes within these spaces & I feel it is more important than ever that we ensure that we are learning from these wise elders in the traditions that have been passed down surrounding these medicines for thousands of years to ensure we are safe & protected in these realms. Stopping by the show today to share his immense amount of knowledge, wisdom & experience with each of you today is a man who I not only admire & respect deeply, but is also someone who I feel is bridging the gap between the worlds of plant medicines, psychedelics & spirituality with the world we live in each day. For me, this is something that shows me someone is not only extremely advanced in these realms, but also that they are grounded & able to meet people where they’re at in order for them to feel safe in these spaces & receive maximum benefit from these experiences after they have concluded through integration practices. He is a master shaman & the founder of “Blue Morpho” which is a center dedicated to providing safe, professional plant medicine retreats consisting primarily of Ayahuasca experiences. In addition, he is also a visionary leader, speaker & author & is the co founder of “Fullstock”, “Landslide” & “Liquidearth” & in this episode, we will be exploring his intro to becoming a shaman, what being a shaman has taught him about life, what some of his most profound experiences within the medicine space have been & whatever else the divine wills into action in this incredible heart flow we are embarking upon today.Show Notes:(3:19) How Hamilton first got into plant medicine.(7:18) Near death experiences and what it can teach you.(12:24) Some advice when it comes to shamanism.(16:22) Check out FreedomBuilderz.com! (18:29) Ryan’s advice for men.(20:59) Remembering and honoring our past.(24:40) Opening up to the cosmic yes.(41:14) Getting the call to train and how that process goes.(57:54) Where you can reach Hamilton.(59:04) Hamilton’s final piece of advice for the listeners!Join the Highly Optimized Ceremony Circle on Facebook! https://www.highlyoptimized.me This episode was produced by Mazel Tov Media in Quincy, Massachusetts.

1hr 5mins

2 Sep 2022

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Into The Deep with J. Costa

J talks with author, shamanic guide and founder of Blue Morpho; Hamilton Souther. Blue Morpho is the Ayahuasca and Shamanism center featured in The New York Times, and in National Geographic Adventure Magazine, as well as on the National Geographic Channel. Hamilton and Blue Morpho Tours were one of the original pioneers who helped bring Amazonian medicinal plants onto the global stage. For over a decade, Hamilton has guided thousands of participants into shamanic states of consciousness through professional and safe Ayahuasca ceremonies; rituals that are designed to open consciousness and bridge the physical and spiritual worlds, and has transformed shamanism into an accessible spiritual modality for westerners. • They talk about everything from energy-efficient NFTs to Hamilton’s incredible journey from Western life into his apprenticeship and becoming a Shaman, and personal stories of the spirit teachings that he experienced along the way. • You can find Hamilton’s books at https://www.amazon.com/Books-Hamilton-Souther/s?rh=n%3A283155%2Cp_27%3AHamilton+Souther • at https://bluemorphotours.com • and on IG at https://instagram.com/bluemorphoretreats and https://instagram.com/hamiltonsouther • And be sure to find us: https://linktr.ee/itd.jcosta


31 Aug 2022

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The Whisper of the Forest with Hamilton Souther | Mind Meld 313


Master Shaman, Hamilton Souther returns to the mind meld! We muse about the mind of the planet, the modern perspective versus the shamanic mind, the beauty and heartbreak that comes with following your dreams, and more! Hamilton has lived in the rainforests of Peru for decades practicing the way of the shaman. He’s also the founder of Blue Morpho, a Peruvian plant medicine retreat center. Hamilton is holding in-person retreats for the first time in years. Click the link above for more information. Support Third Eye Drops:   Protect yourself online and Get 69% off of Nord VPN at nordvpn.com/thirdeye For rewards and podcast extras, become a patron! Follow and review on Spotify Give us a psychic smooch by leaving us a 5 star review on apple pods!

1hr 15mins

27 Jul 2022

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Hamilton Souther | Plant Medicine: The Dark & The Light

Wellness + Wisdom Podcast

More than anything, the plant medicine industry needs to hear a message of responsibility. They need to understand the true power of what they're engaging with and they need to understand that these plant medicines are not just medicines if you administer them. You're not taking on a glorified role of a bartender prescribing a tea or some kind of plant elixir to somebody. These are unbelievably serious and profound plants that have literally shaped human consciousness over thousands of years and there's a fundamental reason in the Amazon that the true practitioners of the lineages of medicine go through 10 to 15 or even 20 years of apprenticeship.  - Hamilton Souther Get 15% off your CURED Nutrition order with the code WELLNESSFORCE ---> Get The Morning 21 System: A simple and powerful 21 minute system designed to give you more energy to let go of old weight and live life well. JOIN THE FACEBOOK GROUP | *REVIEW THE PODCAST* Wellness Force Radio Episode 390 Author, Master Shaman, Chairman/Founder of Blue Morpho as well as Co-founder, Chairman and CEO of Sizzle Media, Hamilton Souther, shares how to tell if a plant medicine retreat center is the real deal or not, how to know if you are a good candidate for an Ayahuasca ceremony as well as how to integrate, know, and love your shadows. Have you had an experience with plant medicine? What was it like for you, whether good or bad?By the end of this episode, you will learn both the dark and and the light of plant medicine, understand how an Ayahuasca ceremony works, and how proper shamans are trained from a loving, sacred lineage. Belcampo Farms Get 20% off of your first Belcampo order with the code WELLNESSFORCE Belcampo was founded with a purpose: to create meat that’s good for people, planet and animals. What started as one mom’s desire to feed her family the healthiest meat possible became a mission to revolutionize the industry from the inside out. Belcampo is the pioneer of hyper-sustainable, organic, grass-fed and -finished, Certified Humane meats, broths, and jerkies. The company is on a mission to revolutio

1hr 32mins

30 Mar 2021

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A Guide to Ayahuasca with a Master Shaman Hamilton Souther

Rebound Talks

Listen to our latest interview with master Ayahuasca shaman Hamilton (LINK IN BIO) Maestro Hamilton Souther is one of the most pre-eminent Western-born Ayahuasqueros in the world. He is the founder of Blue Morpho Retreats, has written two books about his experiences, and is a 20-year veteran with over 4000 Ayahuasca ceremonies. Today we will learn: what it's like to learn shamanism from the greatest masters in history, why plants have a place in a medicalized modern world, what sort of life a full-time shaman lives in the jungle, Hamilton's full-length description of how plant medicines work and much more...


10 Feb 2021

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#51 The Evolution Of Shamanism - with Hamilton Souther

The Evolving Man Podcast

Hamilton Souther is a master Ayahuasca Shaman who moved from the United States to Peru in his early 20s to find out if there was any truth behind mysticism and Shamanism. He ended up becoming one of the few non-native men to be initiated into traditional ways of Ayahuasca Shamanism. To learn more about how Hamilton got involved with Indigenous cultures and his path to Shamanism, check out our first episode together. Hamilton now operates a healing center called Blue Morpho, based in Iquitos, Peru. They hold traditional healing retreats, hosting guests from all over the world. However, due to the outbreak of COVID, they were forced to transform. Blue Morpho is now expanding its retreats around the world, through cyberspace. Now you can take part in healing ceremonies with Hamilton from the comfort and safety of your own home. In this episode we talk about Hamilton’s journey to becoming a Shaman, the myths and reality of Shamanism, the future of holding healing ceremonies online, and COVID-19’s impact on the medicine world. In this episode we dive into the following:  The life and death reality of learning Shamanism.  Shamanism is not all about love and “new age” light. An anthropological outlook on tribal societies.  A different way of looking at viruses. Hamilton’s first interactions with Shamans. A medicine man vs. any other kind of Shaman. Modern society issues vs. Shamanic tribal issues. The internal struggle that each Shaman has to face.  The keys to finding the right healing ceremony for yourself. Hamilton’s own intense healing experience.  Two main governing principles of Ayahuasca. The westernization of Ayahuasca ceremonies.  Becoming your own Shaman during a healing ceremony.  Untrained support vs. trained support.  What healing ceremonies should be based in: medicine, love, and healing.  The importance of knowing the history of the space of your ceremony. The mythological conflict that exists in Amazonian ideas about plants.  “Tree Dietas”. The sacred plant industry during COVID.  What happened to Iquitos, Peru’s during the pandemic.  Bringing ceremonies to digital space. Breathwork in ceremonies.  The importance of plants in the future of technological advancement.  Blue Morpho’s Triniti Retreats.  Links to find more content from Hamilton and Blue Morpho: Blue Morpho’s website Blue Morpho’s Facebook Blue Morpho’s Instagram Hamilton’s Facebook Hamilton’s Instagram See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

1hr 34mins

24 Nov 2020