✓ Reiteration. At the end of the ceremony, when the effects of ayahuasca or San Pedro begin to wane, you will find yourself in a borderline state. At the end of a journey, you are gradually returning to the material world, but this process is not over yet. At such moments, it is extremely important to repeatedly scroll over the memories of your journey. This is a way to move to another level of awareness, where the repressive mechanisms of the brain are no longer so active.
✓ Verbalization. Speak what you see and feel during the ceremony. This technique is based on the same principle as repetition. The brain will supplant the memories of the journey, but you will remember a lot of what you said aloud. If your listener is an experienced researcher or integration specialist, he will guide your story in the right direction and help you focus on important details.
✓ Containment. When the ceremony is over, you may be eager to discuss your experiences with colleagues. Avoid these kinds of conversations. Concentrate on remembering and comprehending only your experiences. Don't let them mix.
STEP 2 | INTERPRETATION OF INSIGHTS
Plant-teacher spirits do not make clear recommendations. Their messages are allegorical. Your task is to unravel images, symbols, and references. It is advisable to consult with a shaman and more experienced colleagues. Sometimes one ceremony is not enough. The ability to understand your experiences comes with experience.
Don't take action on your interpretation right away. New layers of interpretation arise over time, it can take from a week to several months.
STEP 3 | IMPLEMENTATION OF INTERPRETED EXPERIENCE
Psychedelics are not a way to escape to another world, but a way to change your reality for the better. Otherwise, the journeys will turn into outlandish entertainment. This is the problem for many Ayahuasca and San Pedro adherents. They fly to the ceremony to watch psychedelic visions but do not interpret the insights. If they come to any conclusions, then they lack the strength, patience and determination to implement the messages of plant teachers into their own lives. Don't repeat their mistakes!