The Pachakuti Mesa Tradition: Cross-Cultural Shamanic Arts for Personal and Planetary Renewal
This foundational apprenticeship in shamanism ensures participants cultivate a deeper relationship with nature and the unseen world. It is based on the teachings of don Oscar Miro-Quesada, founded upon the traditional teachings of Peruvian shamanism and the wisdom of its ancestral lineage. This apprenticeship is for everyone looking to develop their shamanic practice. It provides a profound initiation into the living heart and soul of the Pachakuti Mesa Tradition of cross-cultural shamanism.
Join a heart-awakened community of shamanic initiates engaged in the evolution and healing of humanity and the planet.
Apprentice in the ritual healing and ceremonial arts of ancient Peruvian shamanism, providing a tangible way to offer healing for self, others and Pachamama.
Create your personal healing altar ground incorporating the five directions of the Pachakuti Mesa Tradition to assist you in navigating these turbulent times.
Utilize a time-proven experiential path for safely exploring non-ordinary realms of consciousness
Participate in five intensive trainings over approximately one year
90+ hours of in-depth apprenticeship with a Lineage Sanctioned Teacher
Everyone looking to become a shaman and find meaning in life through deeper spiritual relationship and communion with our Great Originating Mystery
Beginners, intermediate, and advanced practitioners of shamanic arts
Folks from all walks of life who seeking to maximize their presence as sources of healing light in the world
People who love to adopt and make friends with rocks, crystals, feathers, shells, etc.
Healers looking for a tradition to hold and evolve their practices within
If you are reading this, this apprenticeship is for you — Welcome Home!
Part I: The Call to Heal (Releasing the Past)
Participants will be initiated into the Pachakuti Mesa, a powerful and sacred altar. Each student will learn how to create their own mesa and work with it for self-empowerment, transformation, and helping others. Through shamanic journey and visionary states of consciousness, participants will explore the three worlds of the Andean cosmovision, sacred reciprocity with all that is, the core ingredients of ceremonial mastery, sacred sound and ritual language, healing and curanderismo, and the inner world of the ukhupacha.
Part II: A Balance of Power (Transforming the Present)
An apprenticeship in the center direction of the mesa, traditional Peruvian perspectives on the flow of energy through the realms, focusing on the kaypacha, the middle world. Students will explore the kaypacha’s elemental matrix and magico-spiritual power, and learn about the sun and moon’s presence in the middle world, mapping the cosmos on Earth, and celestial death and rebirth.
Part III: The Condor’s Quest (Creating the Future)
This initiation is a deep dive into the paqokuna, don Benito’s contribution to the PMT. The Andean Shaman/Priesthood mystical path, the lineage of the sacred mountains, and the five virtues of the mesa come alive in this intensive, including how to make a desapacho (earth offering). Participants will also journey to and experience the hanaqpacha, the upper world beyond the physical realm, work with the unseen world there and deepen their connection to their own spiritual resources.
Part IV: The Hummingbird’s Ascent (Living the Mystery)
Participants will be initiated into the healing arts of this tradition and learn about the lightning bolt of mystical illumination - the flow of kamasqa - the power of Creation. They will work with the elements, the forces of the universe, the body of Mother Earth, and sacred healing objects. In sacred reciprocity participants will create despachos to honor the sacred mountains, the elements, the unseen world, and prepare for a paqowachu, a sacred pilgrimage.
Part V: The Shamanic Self (Serving the Earth)
An experiential intensive into soul and spirit through ritual process, including the spiritual creation, activation and care of an apacheta (stone altar). Students will work with the power of dimensionality and time, the hampikamayoq breathing techniques, and be exposed to ancient hermetic wisdom. Participants will be further empowered by evoking both seen and unseen sources of cosmic awareness within their mesa, sacred objects and own being, and initiation into the lineage of this revered tradition.
As a woman brought up in a strict religious household, I found myself confused by a faith that was supposed to be founded on love, compassion and forgiveness. I often found myself feeling the exclusions of my faith, lost--as if there was something more. It was no mistake when I encountered the Pachakuti Mesa Tradition. Throughout this apprenticeship, I've learned how to expand my faith through sacred relationship with Pachamama and reciprocity. It's allowed me to build a solid foundation to my faith and respect for all living things around me. I feel forever changed and forever grateful to my teacher and this way of life.
Ashley, PNew Haven, VT
I highly recommend this apprenticeship to anyone, beginner or advanced, wishing to connect to a living lineage of shamanic arts. This course is perfectly structured and incorporates the perfect amount of intellect.
Maya M.Glasgow, Scotland
The PMT apprenticeship has forever changed my life. The community is an invaluable blessing to my life. The infinite love of the universe shown to me through my work at my mesa is powerful beyond words.
Megan W.Romney, WV
This apprenticeship is magical. I feel so much love for this practice, my community hoop, and cultivating relationships with the unseen realms.
Annie K.Downingtown, PA
The deeper the Pachakuti Mesa Tradition pulls me into intimate relations, my life has become more heart-centered.
Lisa R.Winchester, VA
The apprenticeship gave me the community I've been seeking. Sharing, learning, and growing with a group of fellow seekers who are on the path of the healer was extremely powerful, especially in the context of an intact lineage.
Delia EchagaraySacramento, CA
The program is what the human spirit needs. With these teachings, we can heal together, forming a unique bond that cannot be broken. In using the guidance of the mesa, one can transmute and transcend, remembering who we truly are.
The apprenticeship was stimulating, nurturing, and energizing. It encouraged me to widen my inquiry into quantum physics as a way to understand these ancient healing techniques.
Jacqui C.Phoenixville, PA
I am blown away by the teachings of the Pachakuti Mesa foundational apprenticeship. I feel like I have landed in profoundly sacred medicines that I have practiced many life times before. These teachings have helped me weave what I already know and assist me in a more profound understanding of the magic inside me. I would recommend this training to anyone ready to dive into life and see the medicine in every moment!
Katherine R.Calgary Alberta
PMT has provided me a comforting, ever-changing, and expansive but anchored container for my spiritual life and real-world existence for the first time in my life. It has allowed me to experience the world around me as animate, playful, poetic. It helps me not judge things/events as good or bad, but to glean more information and thus appreciate it all. It is an enormous gift to go deeper into this work.
Cornelia M.L.Los Angeles, CA
The Pachakuti Mesa Tradition Foundational Apprenticeship is an exceptional entry into the rituals and ceremonies of shamanism. Dedicated teachers with deep knowledge and wisdom guided me through a spectacular course that will benefit humankind as a whole.
AndrewLos Angeles, CA
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