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July 2014

In Praise of Butterflies by Darpan

June 2014

Now Is The Time… by Darpan 2009

Volumes of literature has been published concerning the upcoming galactic/planetary alignment on December 21st 2012 and yet as we inch inexorably toward this so-called end date most people still seem to be buried in their personal life stories and, at least on the surface, it looks like business as usual. That, despite a creeping anxiety in most corners of the planet that things just aren’t the way they used to be. Somewhere in the nether reaches of conscious awareness […]

Wind on Water: The Darpan Interview – Undergrowth Webzine

Darpan is a healer, musician, performance artist, and vision quest facilitator in the Northern Rivers area of NSW and probably Australia’s best-known authentic shaman. He was inspired to explore Ayahuasca,, the South American hallucinogenic vine by the late Terence McKenna and has devoted himself to learning the ways of this most potent spiritual activator and using its wisdom to heal and enlighten a wave of Western spiritual seekers. Undergrowth’s Kathleen Williamson, Rob Bruce and Des Tramacchi caught up with […]

July 2009

A Golden Key by Darpan – InJoy Magazine 2009

September 2003

Interview with Ayahuasca Shaman, Darpan New Dawn Magazine, September 2003

Tony: Maybe we should define our terms. What exactly is Ayahuasca? I understand it’s the combination of two different vines from the Amazon?

Darpan: Yes, Ayahuasca is a medicine, a sacrament which has been used for millennia in the rainforests of South America by hundreds of different tribes, many of them never having come into contact with each other, and it’s made from two plants. One is a woody ‘liana’ vine that grows abundantly in the forest, it’s called Banisteriopsis […]