The word ayahuasca originates from the Quechua, the language of the defunct Inca Empire. It is composed of aya = soul / transformation and huasca = Liane / Vine and can thus be translated as " vine of the souls " .
The sweat lodge has remained with us for generations. Several indigenous peoples have used the sweat lodge to purify and for a stronger connection between body, mind and soul. Also the closeness to the forces of nature is maintained. Symbolically, we know the sweat lodge is the womb of the earth. We have entrusted the sacred womb of Mother Earth to heal our injuries, and strengthen us with new energy and creativity.