Alberto Villoldo – Shamanism & Energy Fields: #280

By: Dave Asprey

Alberto Villoldo – Shamanism & Energy Fields: #280

Why you should listen –

Alberto Villoldo, Ph.D., is a medical anthropologist and psychologist who studied the shamanic healing practices of the Amazon and the Andes for more than 25 years. He is the founder of the Four Winds Society, which teaches the philosophy and practice of energy medicine. This is Dr. Villoldo’s third appearance on Bulletproof Radio. On today’s episode, Dave and Alberto talk about pineal glands, fate and destiny, Shamanic teachings, the fight-or-flight response, placebo effects and more. Enjoy the show!

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What You Will Hear

  •     0:00 – Ting    
  •     1:30 – Cool Fact of the Day
  •     2:41 – Introducing Alberto Villoldo
  •     6:12 – Psychedelic drugs and spiritual experiences
  •     7:51 – Upgrading your pineal
  •   10:33 – Turning fate into destiny
  •   16:32 – Energy fields
  •   24:35 – Investing into Shamanic learnings
  •   29:32 – Fight-or-flight response
  •   37:18 – “Passive-mode” and relaxing
  •   40:47 – Alberto’s teachings
  •   44:51 – Heart-rate variability
  •   46:30 – Placebo effects
  •   51:14 – Healing the death within us
  •   59:15 – 3 most important things learned in Shamanic training


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