Don Winister: Maestro Ayahuasquero Shaman

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Don Winister is the second master shaman of Kawsay Ayahuasca Retreat, He was born in 1964, the son of Don Romulo, the renowned Banco Ayahuasquero, and carries on his father’s legacy of ancestral knowledge and spiritual healing.

Journey and Awakening:

Winister’s journey into the spiritual world of Ayahuasca began at the age of fifteen. The years that followed were marked by rigorous shamanic dieting with Ayahuasca, broken by a brief separation during his military service.

Turning Points and Transformation:

Winister met with his father Don Romulo when he was in turmoil which led Winister to seek refuge and guidance with Ayahuasca, which he embraced as his healer and techer. This choice took him further into the jungle, away from his family, and immersed himself in strict shamanic diets growing in knowledge and healing ability. His dreams were linked with Ayahuasca spirits, foretelling his destiny as a master shaman and a beacon of hope and healing.

Inheritance and Learning:

Winister acquired traditional medicine from his father and began on numerous diets and learning journeys with ayahuasca to master the intricate details of plant remedies under the guidance of his father. The visions from Ayahuasca rituals unveiled the convergence between the spiritual and material worlds, teaching him how to live in harmony with both.

Character and Dedication:

In his commitment to Ayahuasca and life, Winister embodies calm firmness, and unwavering determination. His journey, characterized by difficulties and healing, displays his understanding heart and persistent will to build a path that’s beneficial. His way carries old wisdom of the Amazon Jungle, and his strength reflects his steadfast devotion to spiritual understanding and healing.

The presence of Don Winister at Kawsay Ayahuasca Retreat is an excellent combination of ancestral wisdom, spiritual resiliency, and caring healing. His journey conveys Ayahuasca’s transformative power, transforming him into a vessel of healing. Winister’s devotion to helping individuals shaped him into a keeper of traditional knowledge and an enduring healer, guiding people who seek to embrace mother ayahuasca and the traditional medicine of the Jungle.