Full videos available of the UDV’s participation in the 3rd World Ayahuasca Conference

| June 17, 2020

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Reproduction | ICEERS.

Available now are the full videos of the presentations, participations in debates and lectures made by representatives of the Beneficent Spiritist Center União do Vegetal during the 3rd World Ayahuasca Conference, held in Girona (Spain), between May 31 and June 2, 2019. The conference was promoted by the International Center for Ethnobotanical Education Research & Service (ICEERS). The event brought together members of religions that use Ayahuasca (called Hoasca Tea or Vegetal in the UDV), scholars, scientists and people interested in the subject.

In addition to the participation by some of its members, the União do Vegetal premiered its new institutional video during the conference, presented a video with the work of the UDV in Xingu (The UDV in the land of the Yudjás) and launched the UDV-CIÊNCIA portal with information from the Scientific Committee of the Center and reviews of scientific research already carried out and under development.

Access to the videos

Overall, 11 members of the UDV participated in the event, including the General Representative Mestre of the União do Vegetal, Paulo Afonso Amato Condé; the General Assistant Mestre, Teodoro Irigaray; and the President of the Center, Mestre Tadeo Feijão. The relation of all the participants, titles of their presentations and links that give access to the videos are shown below:

Environment and cultivation of sacred plants: the UDV experience | Paulo Afonso Amato Condé (General Representative Mestre)

Ayahuasca, “buen vivir” and multiculturalism: UDV, experience in achieving the principles of religious freedon, “good living” and intercultural dialogueTeodoro Irigaray (General Assistant Mestre)

The multifaceted challenges addressed by UDV in its 58 years | Tadeo Feijão (Mestre and President of the General Directorate of the UDV)

A brief history on the institutionalization of the religious use of Ayahuasca in Brazil | Edson Lodi (member of the Board of General Administration – Conage)

Envisioning the future: towards sensible, human rights-based policies for ayahuasca practices | Various participants, including Jeffrey Bronfman (Responsible Mestre for the Authorized Distribution of Vegetal in Hawaii-USA and Vice President of the UDV General Directorate)

UDV Science: scientific and academic interests and guidelines of the Centro Espirita Beneficente União do Vegetal | Joaze Bernardino Costa (Representative Mestre of Núcleo Príncipe Teceu – Brasília-DF)

The fundamental right to a religious use of Ayahuasca: a new approach to strategically position Ayahuasca in a regulated scenario | Náiber Pontes de Almeida (General Headquarters – Brasília-DF)

Ayahuasca and cooperative learning: the experience of the União do Vegetal | Cristiane Holanda (Núcleo Inmaculada Concepción – Madrid-Spain)

Can the environmental characteristics cause variation in DMT (N, N-Dimethyltryptamine) production in Psychotria viridis? | Ordilena Ferreira de Miranda (Núcleo Lupunamanta – Campinas-SP)

Molecular research of the rapid antidepressant effect involved in the pharmacodynamics of Ayahuasca in patients with resistant depression: literature review |Francisco Cid Coelho Pinto (Nucleo Fortaleza – Fortaleza-CE) 

The participation of Patrick Walsh Neto (Núcleo Fortaleza – Fortaleza-CE) has not yet been made available. His subject was:

  • The pedagogy of the example. Click here and read more on the UDV Blog.
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