Sun, Apr 30|
SCHOOL OF PRANA
RAPEH CEREMONY : shamanic plant medicine snuff
Rapeh is a medicine from the amazon. It helps us ground, quiet the mind, and open our heart and energy channels. It is not psychedelic but it will bring richness of sensations of emotions to your awareness.
Time & Location
Apr 30, 2023, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM GMT+1
SCHOOL OF PRANA, Number 78, R. da Cintura do Porto de Lisboa, 1200-109 Lisboa, Portugal
About the Event
Rapeh is a sacred, non-psychedelic plant medicine. It is a mix of tobacco powder and ashes from different medicinal plants. Rapeh is blowing it through the nostrils. The main sensations are of warmth and a sense of mental calm and emotional grounding.
Rapeh is traditionally used to get rid of the “Nisu” from the body. A Nisu is a "cold wind" like fear, confusion, or a block in the functioning of the systems in the body. In Yogic terms, Rapeh helps clear the energy channels for a better flow of life force or Prana.
In more contemporary settings, Rapeh is used to center before or after Ayahuasca ceremonies. It is also considered a way of decalcifying the pineal gland. Also, Rapeh is a helpful way of grounding before practices like Meditation.
What to expect?
We will offer a short introduction and a gentle Rapeh blow, followed by a moment of meditation. There will be an optional second application of a different Rapeh, which may be a little stronger. The will be time for resting and sharing. Rapeh is not psychedelic. Yet, one might experience an increased sense of calm, stillness, and introspection.
What to bring and how to prep?
Bring bottled water. Tissues, yoga mats, and blankets will be provided. Please be sober and avoid alcohol or recreational drugs on this day.
About the facilitator
Rio Otoya is a Holistic Guide who integrates experience in Yoga from India, mindfulness from London, and shamanic training with plant medicines from Peru. Rio spent 2 years in Sacred Valley, training intensively with medicine men and women from different traditions in the Abya Yala (American continent). Rio has sat in ceremonies with the Shipibo, Quero, Huni Kuin, Yanawana, Santo Daime Church, and Lakota. Rios's 1-to-1 work focuses on helping people navigate major life changes. Learn more on RioOtoya.com & IG: @rio.otoya
Rapeh Ceremony€30.00+€0.75 service fee