[Ibogaine]Bwiti and confession
GardenRestaurant at comcast.net
Tue Mar 1 22:52:21 EST 2005
Was reading some stuff on Ibogaine and I found something on the Bwiti credo.
Is fascinating for me to find out that they believe thet a full confession is necessary before using Ibogaine :
In all Bwiti sects, initiation is considered to be a direct contact between man and the Divine and this is triggered by the ingestion of iboga root in large quantities: 50-100 times the quantity used during the ordinary collective ngozé. The person to be initiated must ingest it in repeated small doses within a 8-14 hour time-span. The ingestion of the hallucinogen is preceded by a ritual offering to the forest and to its trees, and also by a confession pronounced before the presiding officiants. The confession concerns the entire past of the individual. According to the Fang people, sins of an antisocial nature are by far the worst. In the event of non-confession of sins, it is thought that the effect of iboga can trigger a "bad trip" with unpredictable consequences, leading to madness or - should the concealed sin be homicide - even to the death of the person being initiated. There is only one confession and it is made once in a lifetime, during the first part of the initiation."
Same principles of AA / NA Where they believe that you cant have a full recovery if you don't unload the weight of sins ?/!
This text is a http://leda.lycaeum.org/?ID=16779
----- Original Message -----
From: Schmoolyboy at aol.com
To: ibogaine at mindvox.com
Sent: Tuesday, March 01, 2005 9:36 PM
Subject: Re: [Ibogaine] mexico, summer house
Summer house is known as 'GET OFF HOUSE" tHE DOCTOR IS NEBER THERE ABD THEY ARE ALL ABOUT THE $.
Lets barage them with e-mails. How dare they trash Ibo when they used to refer patients to Eric taub. Fuck them
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