Paititi Institute for the Preservation of Ecology & Indigenous Culture
Paititi Institute for the Preservation of Ecology & Indigenous Culture
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01/04/2010
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20/08/2011
Last updated:
07/10/2015
Location:
Mapacho Valley, Peru, 5 hours from Cusco, Peru boardering Manu National Reserve, PE
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http://www.paititi-institute.org
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Wet/Dry Tropical





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Shamanic Permaculture Immersive Practice Course

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Posted by Cynthia Robinson over 5 years ago

This special course will focus on deep observation, master planning, and pioneering infrastructure. We will be meditating and making offerings, hiking and exploring, drawing and mapping, visioning and designing. During the course we will also engage with

Join us for the first steps of our journey at the Paititi Institute’s new home in Peru, a pristine 4000-acre land that backs up against the Manu National Reserve in the Machu Picchu region at the last frontiers of the known world. This is a very special opportunity to deepen your permaculture skills through immersive practice as we approach this very special and majestic sanctuary to co-create a new way of living in deep harmony with the earth while growing a culture of healing for all sentient beings.

Our time will focus on deep observation, master planning, and pioneering infrastructure. We will be meditating and making offerings, hiking and exploring, drawing and mapping, visioning and designing. During the course we will also engage with indigenous ceremonies to help explore and deepen our relationship to nature and the landscapes inside and out.

This a perfect opportunity for those of you who have taken a PDC to put all you have learned into guided practice in a very unique and diverse ecosystem which provides an inspiring and expansive canvas. The Apu’s (mountain’s) ancient name is Larapata Hatunpata meaning -Lara (Noble) Pata (Elevated) Hatun (Great) Pata (Elevated.) At its base is the sacred Rio Mapacho, at 1800 meters elevation; at the land’s peak we border one of the largest reserves of South America, Manu, at an altitude of around 3500 meters. Through its unique position on the edge of the Andes Mountains and the Amazon Rainforest there exist three distinct ecological climate zones allowing for an incredible variety of food. There is fresh and pristine spring water, old growth forest, over 20 waterfalls, majestic peaks, rich fertile soil, ancient ruins nearby and infinite magic yet to be discovered.

Read more about the new Paititi home HERE >>

Core elements of the course will include but are not limited to:

  • WATER: Earthworks, water flow & storage water infrastructure, and alternative energy solutions
  • SANITATION: Composting toilets, humanure systems and WET/methane digestion treatment systems
  • SURVEY: Deep observation, listening, nature connection and the art of asking permission from the land
  • DESIGN: Schematic Design, on-site mock up, and design process
  • INDIGENOUS POLYCULTURE: identifying and cultivating appropriate traditional crops
  • WILDERNESS SKILLS: Throughout the course we will be weaving in wilderness skill breakout sessions, learning tools for surviving and thriving in rugged environments

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