Conversations With Ayahuasca - Book Tour and Giveaway
Nonfiction Memoir, Spiritual Realism
all known roads lead to a dead end, it is time to explore the
with Ayahuasca, author Ol Serbon describes how a series of four
annual journeys to the Amazon jungle to partake in Indigenous
shamanic ceremonies involving the entheogenic beverage ayahuasca were
a catalyst for healing issues in her life and body that were
troubling her and entirely altering her perception of reality.
powerful spiritual guide, Aya, introduced herself to Serbon and
invited her to tour what appeared to be alternate dimensions and
strange landscapes, like a vast underground city of plants. She also
time traveled to an ancient civilization on Earth, perhaps Lemuria,
and found evidence of an even more ancient civilization than that,
indicating history repeats itself in broad cycles as do our souls.
These dreamlike adventures revealed how our consciousness, focus, and
resonant frequency shape the form that the world around us takes.
at home, Serbon developed a daily meditative practice for putting
herself into the right state to receive visions and messages from
Aya. Sitting on the deck at her house in a light trance, she would
type lessons into her laptop about the arts of dream riding and
manifestation, and warnings about impending dangers related to
advances in technology, such as integrating AI into human physiology.
intuitively drawn to India, at last she searched for an enlightened
sage who could help her make sense of her experiences.
Serbon is a pen name. The names I have used in the past, the places
where I've lived, the things I have done, the little achievements I
can claim, the degrees I have earned, and the titles I have held
don't define me. The truth is that none of it defines me. I am an
ever-changing, consciously evolving consciousness. This is how I
from Russia, I grew up behind the "Iron Curtain" dreaming
about one day living life to its fullest. At the age of nineteen, I
came to America, thrilled about finally reaching the "Land of
the Free." I embraced the idea of the American Dream with my
whole heart, and for some time I thought that I was living that
dream, until my reality began showing cracks.
the outside, my life seemed perfect. I graduated from Tufts
University magna cum laude with the intention to go to medical
school, I got married, and I did what I most loved to do: I danced.
But after volunteering at a cancer research center, my vision about
western medicine began to fall apart. Things didn't add up. Confused,
I decided to take a year off and ponder my decision about going into
medicine. I continued dancing and I never looked back.
a dancer, I traveled the world, competed, performed, and taught
dancing. I built a successful business out of my passion. A rare
blessing in a world where most people do what they dislike just to
make ends meet. Soon, however, my personal relationships and my
health spun out of control. Devastated, I started searching for new
ways to heal my body and mind. Among other things, books by Carlos
Castaneda appeared. Then, after trying all conventional methods, I
decided to give la madre ayahuasca a chance. It was my last resort.
in 2016, I found my way to the Amazon jungle. The rest of my story is
in my book.