Maria Sabina: Guía maestra y diosa del hongo sagrado
Maria Sabina: Master Guide and goddess of the sacred mushroom Mazatec shaman, wise curandera Maria Sabina Magdalena García (22 July 1894 - 22 November 1985) original indigenous Curandera the small town of Huautla de Jimenez, located in the Sierra Mazatec, in southern Mexico. Unintentionally, María Sabina became a national and international celebrity due to his extensive knowledge of healing and ceremonial use of hallucinogenic mushrooms usually grow in his native Oaxaca
Ayahuasca and the Grotesque Body -- In an ayahuasca ceremony, we deliberately ingest something vile; we forcefully eject the contents of our bodies. The body is turned inside out, its boundaries transgressed. Our body becomes, in the word of literary theorist Mikhail Bakhtin, grotesque — fully embodied, porous and protuberant, part of the earth, exuberant and fecund. For the patient as for the shaman, to drink ayahuasca is to be connected to the body in profoundly physical ways.