At 6 years of age, I began to transfer my inspiration and imagination to paper using tempera paint, with the guidance and teaching of my grandfather Pablo Amaringo, over the years I learned to use the technique of acrylic painting on canvas. Today I paint in acrylic and oil, the visions of ayahuasca and neo Amazonico styles, all thanks to my dear grandfather Pablo Amaringo Shuña.
In this Visionary artwork, we can see below that the shamans in the ceremony are curing a man suffering from a mental illness caused by an imbalance in his pituitary gland and hypothalamus. The shaman kneeling next to him performs puffs (blowing mapacho smoke) to extract the disturbing energies that are emerging. The sumiruna master who is standing is levitating and from his feet radiate luminous electromagnetic vibrations that neutralize the dissonant energies in the patient’s brain and restore his mental well-being.
Next to the Sumiruna we see a snake with the spiral patterns that biological cells form. All cells have a nucleus that contains the double-stranded DNA molecule. Similarly, growing in a spiral is the ayahuasca vine that we see in the central part of the work, which emanates from the eternal spirit for our spiritual awakening. Within the oracle are winged celestial beings known as the “holy virtues”. They maintain the physical order of the universe so that the movements of the planets, stars, and galaxies are governed by divinely ordained laws of motion.
The patiquina plant you see is used as protection against sorcery or witchcraft and acts as a shield.
The eyes of the jaguar that we see at the top is the Arkana that the Sumiruna placed as protection for the healing ceremony, so that no enemy can enter it.
Finally we see the avatar angels at both ends, they transmit spiritual energy to the plants so that the shaman masters can see in their visions the angelic powers in action.
In this visionary work of art we see how the connection of the bodies by Spiritual way makes them obtain knowledge of the visions.
When the dizziness begins to take effect, they meditate in solitude with the spirits of animals, gnomes, sylphs and sibyls, as we see around this work of art.
Later, while they sleep, they receive the icaros of each animal, Garza Real, jaguar, dolphin and eagle.
On the left we see that there is the sovereign sage known as a’tun mauca runa, “the great ancients” he is the bearer of harmony. They watch over the women who ascend to the heavenly temples to worship. They are the guardians of space, time, stars and galaxies, and they bring unity.
On the right side of the work we see a spiritual woman named Caspi Maman. She will show you that the jungle consists of a multitude of levels that start underground, go through the forest floor, and climb up to the treetops. She will gradually reveal herself as a source of immense knowledge of plants and spirits.
Finally we see that she radiates the light of the Sun. The Sun symbolizes above all the source of light that allows life. It thus provides vital energy, heat and allows all organisms to grow and manifest themselves. With its magnetic power it influences the orbit of the planets, giving them movement, meaning and direction.
In this visionary work, on the right side you see a Bank-Sumi Master, a great shaman master and man of esoteric knowledge who can transform his physical body into pure spirit. He wears a robe of fire. To earn this honor you must rigorously follow a diet to learn from sublime masters and win allied spirits: Yanapuma or black jaguar, bears, owls, jaguar, pink dolphins and the Eelmama (mother of the Brava Cocha, which is a wild and mystical lake where few people dare to venture). He sings blanket Payariri, a reserved Icarus. He says “Manti payariri, ninangu-nacaya“, which means “Mantle of fire, strong as my medicine”.
The magnificent pink dolphins (sublime spirits of the water) form a vault around the Bank-Sumi, whose electromagnetic auras sustain life; the air, the storm and the wind dominate.
This is also an Inca vision, with those who drink ayahuasca dressed like the Incas, we can see an Inca couple on the right side of the work. The man is called Yacoshun-go, and the woman Nukno-pachac, “sweet land.” They come from a city called Great Saara, which was submerged thousands of years ago.
In the central part of the work we can see the Mother of the Chacuna. The chacruna induces colorful visions, while the ayahuasca liana promotes understanding. If you drink pure ayahuasca – the liana without chacruna, maybe a little mapacho tobacco – your visions are only in black and white.
Below we see the jaguar with energy that is being guided by the mother chacruna, this feline is magical and full of esoteric powers. This feline transforms into the king of the spirit world. On the left side, a shaman is seen surrounded by elemental fire, who teaches the esoteric mysteries of charms. And the eyes that emanate above his head allow him to look through them at the spaces of the grid and see other worlds. We also see electric eels, which vegetalistas invoke because the electromagnetic waves of this animal sensitize them to perceive pulsations in their patients.
In this visionary work of art we can see a master Inca shaman. In Inca times this Master was a skillful healer with a great knowledge of medicinal plants. He could also travel to other galaxies and dimensions that is why we see planets in this vision. To absorb the feline wisdom, this Master Healer slept with the felines that we see on the upper right side of the work. These felines are mysterious creatures with a lot of wisdom and knowledge of plants. This close contact with the felines creates a telepathic communion.
Incan Master healers like the one seen here were once highly honored as princes and wore gold crowns encrusted with precious stones and brightly colored feathers. Among his allies are birds, such as the eagle that we see in the upper central part of the work. The eagle makes loud and strident calls to warn if someone is approaching and if they have good intentions.
At the top right is a woman wearing a gold crown with earrings (pendants). She is a spiritual teacher of the mysterious Chachapoyas (cloud people) who were never completely subjugated by the Incas. Below her is seen her magnificent city with immense walls, splendid palaces and huacas (shrines) shrouded in secrets and mysteries.
Beneath the Inca master, an ayahuasca vine grows and the galaxy indicates that the sacred vine is the sacred gate to these esoteric realms.
We also see two protective snakes, whose heads are different since they provide superlative abilities of observation and listening to warn of enemies.
In this Visionary work of art we see two nymphs on the left and a Xilánster nymph on the right, who heal with perfumes and aromas, and teach self-hypnosis and meditation to maintain a healthy mental and emotional state to the Muraya that we see in the upper central part… These nymphs know the secret location of the black rose, a mysterious flower used for divination and hypnosis.
In the upper left part are the floripondium flower (Brugmansia suaveolens), the floripondium is the one that processes the spiral waves and serpentine light patterns to the nymphs and represents the power of this plant to expand and illuminate the unconscious mind.
In the upper central part we see the shaman who is meditating and receiving teachings from the nymphs, here they teach the muraya the art of clairvoyance and spiritual perception, seen as luminescent green spirals around below the Ashaninka muraya.
The constant protectors of the ayahuasca ceremonies that are the jaguar and the owl, one of the qualities of the jaguar is to be aware of the movement of the earth and that makes any enemy inactive. And the qualities of the owl have a type of vision that is perfectly adapted to the dark. They are also known as Arkanos.
In this we can also see Master Muraya who learned to communicate with animals. He learned to call snakes, and toads, from their hiding places with his icaros (magic song).
The Pihuichos give a lot of joy to the home. They are birds with which you will feel accompanied at all times by their song and incessant chattering and their colorful plumage will surely transmit good vibrations to you. In addition, the Pihuicho is a bird that belongs to the parrot family, which gives it this friendly and sociable touch. Like all birds, the symbolism of freedom. Never lose sight of that ability to fly, that freedom that you have or that you lack but that you can make use of at any time.
Watching with Pihuichos also speaks of optimism and positivity. If it is because you have it or because you need it, it is up to you to discover it based on the emotions that it transmits to you.
In this visionary work, we see a jungle woman (Sacha Huarmi), she is a master shaman of the Muray level, she can enter the tree or the waters and dive into the depths of the earth, but she does not have the ability to go to the space.
Below her we see that the winged elemental spirits are arriving, these are napeae and camenae singing and orchestrating the mystical framework of the ceremony. These spirits bring perfumes and balms to prepare and protect Master Muraya.
The jaguar that we see on her, emits arkanas with the colors of the rainbow that surround the teacher Muraya and deflect any sorcery.
The shaman teacher is also learning from the jaguar that we see to the right of her, how to hypnotize the enemies that want to attack her.
At the top of the work we can see the golden temple of ayahuasca, in this temple they teach about the upbringing and care of children. In the temple they teach you to nurture your home and your family, you learn to take care of the structure of your home.
In the purple temple called the palace of the punga is where the shamans are taught the mysteries of the mariri and the breath.
The helical shape of the ayahuasca vine indicates that it can reveal the DNA of living beings and embody their vibrations and icaros. The DNA of animals and plants have much in common with ours; this makes it possible for us to empathize with a tree or an animal.
In this visionary work of art we see two Inca spiritual teachers. These Inca masters are powerful Sumirunas and Paleros. Their crown, decorated with red and green plants, gives them protection when they drink ayahuasca. His apprentices of palistic alchemy who specialize in sticks can master them only after several years of strict diet aided by these dryads.
The radiating waves of colors illustrate the healing energy of the fiber, which aids the shaman.
The hummingbirds and butterflies that we see in this visionary work are messengers that warn the Sumiruna Inca masters of dangers. Its sweet trills are the most delicate and sublime icaros to sing to people seeking new strength or suffering from terrible illnesses. These celestial spirits dwell in the palaces and temples above, where they gather to sing songs of worship.
In this visionary work we can observe a shaman transforming his head into the head of a bird. The secret of this practice is that the teacher learns to think like the animal and to share his instincts. Intelligence and education allow human beings to achieve greater perfection and learn more from their experiences. To communicate with an animal and attract its spirit, a shaman must sing its icarus and experience the animal’s hypnotism, concentration, and instinct.
Also in the central part of the work there is an Inca, a prince or Ayar who teaches about the spiritual conception and development of children, which requires justice, discipline, love and wisdom. This Ayar wears an elegant suit, signifying his nobility and majestic authority. Ayahuasca leaves, seen in the lower left, are rubbed under the armpits of children so that they grow into decent, trustworthy and conscientious adults. On the vine of the ayahuasca vine, the saber-toothed jaguar is seen, attacking the enemy sorcery with its long teeth.
Finally at the top we can see two Wayramamas and in the center is the divine muse, or kunan versucum, here represented by the resplendent colors. Each color inspires a different faculty that allows us to live in harmony with the natural world. The yellow color represents intelligence; green, life force and aura; orange represents knowledge; blue, wisdom and spiritual insight; understanding; and violet, spirituality.
At the top of the artwork we can see the spiritual beings called “A’tun Runa“, they play the harp and other musical instruments and sing icaros. These spiritual beings maintain the tree that we can see on the right side and above it a staircase that leads us to a pure and immaculate magic palace. The “A’tun Runa” live according to the heavenly laws and understand the imperfections of humans. Everything in the universe has a vibration composed of pure spiritual energy; it is the music of creation.
On the upper left side we can see the sublime master called “Anciano Arconte” and below him we can see the “Wayra Mama ”, when the wave of ayahuasca that emanates from the Wayra Mama’s mouth reaches you, she teaches you different types of icaros, which you can then sing to receive wisdom from the spirits directly. Some waves bring knowledge; others bring healing abilities or the power to reject sorcery. Among the spirals of the ayahuasca waves, four sylphs with golden hair are seen sitting among the flowers in the central part; they are symbols of purity, intelligence and wisdom. They carry scrolls of papyrus containing the sublime teachings of aromatic flowers. Shamans learn about flower icars and how to make aromatic medicines and balsamic salves from nectar.
In this Peruvian Amazonian waterfall, every morning at dawn, the macaws, parrots and other species of birds carry out their fluttering ceremony before starting the colpeo, which consists of ingesting clay from the colpa and after 25 to 30 minutes they will leave withdrawing, to return the next day. The precise reason for this spectacular behavior, and one of nature’s most fascinating shows, is because this clay contains vital salts and minerals that are used in the birds’ diet and serve to detoxify the birds’ fruit diet.
In this visionary work of art, the profound revelation that ayahuasca gives to heal the damage caused by sorcerers and witches is shown.
The golden spiral that we see in this visionary work symbolizes the eternal movement of spirit and matter within solar systems and galaxies. Just to the left is a sumiruna level master who is icarando (singing magical songs) to heal his patient from harm.
To the extreme right and left we can see three faces of women with crowns of different colors, these crowns show the level of knowledge that each one has. They also represent the nurturing love of Mother Earth, and a mother’s love for her children.
The fuchsia palace in the lower right is where the shamans learn to heal. Ayahuasca reveals its deepest secrets when visionary dizziness is at its strongest. Here he shows that human beings need to create a balance between their good and bad sides.
The steps lead to the underwater kingdom where mermaids, sirens, pucabufeos and the yacuruna reside.
In the lower central part of the work is the huarmi muraya, which is like a mermaid, dressed in the scale armor of the celestial fish that teaches the shamans the art of alchemical healing.
Birds are messengers from heavenly temples and palaces. The macaw, the green and purple hummingbirds, the eagle. All these birds have a lot of esoteric wisdom; they warn of danger, reveal secrets and teach the sublime wisdom of love.
The full moon occurs when our planet is positioned exactly between the Sun and the Moon. The Moon, as such, does not have its own light, so it reflects the light of the Sun. That is why, during the full moon, what we see is the Moon with its visible face fully illuminated by sunlight.
Human beings have always felt the influence of the moon and seek help and benefits from it. For some people, the Full Moon is the right time to make decisions, to define a point of view or an option. It is a time of expansion and high energy power.
During the nights of the Full Moon, spiritual people and metaphysicians punctually carry out mindfulness exercises, relaxation exercises and guided meditations.
If there is a bird that has had an important meaning throughout history, it has been the owl. This nocturnal animal is full of mystery and wisdom. Owls have a large head with two large piercing eyes, they have great vision and keen hearing.
The swampy areas, permanently flooded, where the aguaje palm tree (Mauritia flexuosa) grows, in pure formations and mixed with other palm trees and diverse trees, are known as aguajales.
The aguaje is a dioecious plant, that is, it has male and female trees, which produce the fruits.
From the cut trunk, “suri” is obtained, the larva of a beetle (Rynchophorus palmarum) which is an important food in rural areas. The beetle lays its eggs in the pulp of the trunk and there the larvae develop, which are white and fat worms, and which are generally eaten fried and have a pleasant taste.
In this visionary work of art we see a large jar, it is called mahuete, where inside it there are three students who are learning to be master healers, these are called onayas. Inside this jar they learn the magical songs – icaros since many songs are filed and stored inside this jar. As with all sound, the things we say do not fade away, but are immediately transmitted elsewhere.
To the left of the work are the huarmi murayas who, like sirens, have golden hair. They are tending pink and white flowers for use in alchemical healing.
Guarding the entrance to the underwater kingdom are the red bufeo and the mermaids, the underwater guides of the onayas.
Behind them is a magnificent city protected by sirens with magical nets that prevent the passage of spells.
In the upper left part grows toé with its pink flower, sometimes added to ayahuasca to intensify visions. A piece of flower mixed with your ayahuasca brew can allow you to see a person clearly.
In this visionary work of art we can see on the far right the ayahuasca vine and on the far left the chacruna plant, these are boiled together to make the mystical ayahuasca brew. The angels that we see in the central part of the work transmit spiritual energy to the plants so that the shaman masters can see the angelic powers in action in their visions. The colors of the angels have a meaning: green represents the beginning of life, blue represents enthusiasm and energetic strength, and the yellow of the east represents the freshness and joy of the morning, the fuchsia color represents the satisfaction of a productive day.
At both lower ends we see two female Shipibo shaman teachers. They have the degree of sumirunas, and they know the icaros to heal all kinds of damage according to the colors that the angels have and were taught, for example the green color to heal a patient who suffers mortal damage. After healing, the blue icaro is sung to gain strength, the fuchsia icaro prevents boredom and inactivity, and the yellow icaro will make a person happy.
In the upper central part of the work, we see an alien spaceship that visits Earth frequently. They come from parallel universes and are approached by the Sumirunas to understand the mysterious forces of electromagnetism and gravity that sustain the cosmos.
This painting explores the mystical beginning of life, which can be accessed by drinking ayahuasca.
The eyes that we see at the top are from the Supreme Being, they emit dynamic energy that surrounds the pregnant woman.
The dynamic energy that is surrounding the pregnant woman is the spark of life and the origins of the blood are entering the pregnant mother like waves while she sleeps. They penetrate the womb, giving the child emotions and characteristics, just as electromagnetic waves produce an image on a television screen. It is what you are given to deal with all the problems of life. The yellow energy that surrounds the fetus, are the first particles of matter that were formed by tingunas (electromagnetic patterns).
Butterfly wings refer us to the spiritual world, to the imagination, to intelligence, the possibility of movement and, therefore, the capacity for spiritual and physical advancement. Butterflies have represented the unconscious attraction to light, beauty, what is most characteristic of life and the soul.
Finally we see the pregnant woman, who is sitting on the lotus flower and is related to the perfection of the spirit and mind, a state of total purity and immaculate nature. She is represented by 10 petals that reveal the innocence and original nature of the heart. This flower also represents qualities that are transmitted to the child from her womb such as love, passion and compassion.
In this visionary work of art we see that two colors predominate, pink and blue. The pink color in the center of the image represents the earth realm, while the blue color represents the sky and the heavenly realms.
The women we see in this visionary work symbolize and uphold the quintessence of beauty, while the men must develop wisdom to serve beauty.
On the lower right side, we see the healer woman teacher who, while she smokes her pipe, transmits her spiritual purity and impeccability. With the smoke of her pipe archons come out, sublime masters who perform wonderful cures, or in Quechua, “the wise men with white hair”.
On the left are the sovereign sages known as a’tun mauca runa, “the great ancients” who are the bearers of harmony. They watch over the women who ascend to the heavenly temples to worship.
On the right side we can see that the women have a floral crown to symbolize the wisdom that they receive in the heavenly palace. The precious stones of her crown represent the philosopher’s stone, her spiritual alchemy. Women are able to sense danger much earlier than men. This is suggested in the upper right hand side of the painting where the ayahuasca vine touches his temples and crown. A woman earns the right to wear this crown when she truly fulfills her earthly and divine role as woman, mother and companion. It is through her that man receives the crown from him.
In the Amazon there are several types of ayahuasca, these vines go to the infinity of the universe, winding many colors, including green, known as Campana Ayahuasca, a color that shines in this visionary work of art.
In the center of the work you can see the wise Shipiba woman with healing abilities. She has learned to heal thanks to the spirits that are called, “Sacha – Huarmi”, which means “Wild Woman”; that is why plants and flowers are found together with it as the “toe”, and the flower of the dale lotus. The flower of the “Toe” represents the strength that the floripondio plant has, full of electromagnetism that the shaman uses as a defense, it is also used for pernicious, contagious diseases and to give relief to the blood.
Above the wise woman we see the arkana owl, the shaman healer teacher uses them as protection to defend herself from her spiritual enemies who come to attack him from below the earth.
We also observe in the upper left part of the work, a tiger with a spiritual name, “Puyo – Puma”, which means “Cloud Tiger”, one of its qualities is that of being aware of the movement of the earth and that leaves inactive any enemy. He is very fearless in his attacks but he is very cautious, these tigers go through the session or ceremony and give the shaman a lot of power of healing vibrations and powers to defend himself from the evil of any sorcerer who comes against him and his disciples.
The snakes that are seen in the lower part of the work are spiritually present in the ayahuasca ceremony or ritual to help to have a better vision and meditation.
“To contemplate the world of spirits is to see another latent world.”
In this visionary work of art, at the bottom center we can see three Muraya masters. Master Muraya has dominion over the land and in the water, the Muraya is a shaman with a more sublime form or, as they say, more educated and is more educated for great spirituality. They are great shamanic masters and men of esoteric knowledge who can transform your physical body into pure spirit. They wear a mantle of fire. To earn this honor you must follow a diet to learn from sublime masters and gain spiritual allies: jaguars, red dolphins, and the eel-mama (mother of which is a wild and mystical lake), where few people dare to venture). Manta payariri sings, a reserved icarus. He says “Manni, ninangu-nacaya”, which means “Mantle of fire, strong as my medicine”. He calls out the yana puyurunas (black cloud beings), whose faces appear in the sky above him. They teach how to heal using wind, mist, and spray. They can cure illnesses derived from love problems or separation, and also legal problems. The magnificent sylphs (sublime air spirits) around the full moon, whose electromagnetic auras sustain life; dominate the air, the storm and the wind. Beneath them are the gnomes who guard the precious emeralds, rubies, and diamonds buried there. When the Muraya sets out on its journey, these gnomes emerge from the earth bearing precious stones.
On the right, we can see the Wayramama and the elemental forces emerging from the depths of space. These forces are symbolized by the formation of a pentagonal rainbow prism. The rainbow and the pentagram that comes out of the Wayramama’s mouth preserve and protect life. The spirits show that animals, plants, and humans have a plan to build their own physical forms: DNA molecules embedded in the nucleus of every cell.
In this visionary work of art we can see the faces of women, they are elemental beings, they are divas, connoisseurs of floral perfumes, aromatic essences, incense and ointments to heal and purify.
In the lower right part of the work are the red and black seeds of the huayruro tree (Ormosia amazónica). The brightly colored huayruro seeds are widely used in Amazonian jewelry and crafts; they protect travelers and attract good fortune.
We can also see the green snake called “llullo machaco” that symbolizes purity and its green color is like the virgin forest, uncultivated and uncontaminated.
The fuchsia-colored cosmic energy that emanates at the top of the work represents purposeful activity and teaches us to be helpful and warm to others. While the green and red cosmic energy shown in this work shows the spiritual energy that the Arakans emanate. And the cosmic energy of blue colors that this work of art also emanates symbolizes the abundance and nurturing of the earth.
The young jaguar indicates that good things are coming and this is mainly because this animal is a powerful symbol of positivity, courage and also virility. For many, this feline is a source of inspiration to achieve goals and overcome obstacles that arise on a daily basis.
Written by Jose Luis Vasquez Gonzales/JoLu Amaringo
I am Jose Luis Vasquez Gonzales, known as JoLu Amaringo, I was born in the cradle of art on December 5, 1991, in the city of Pucallpa_ Peru, when my famous grandfather, the Peruvian painter International Amazonian Visionary Pablo Amaringo Shuña, flew to Japan to present one of his famous exhibitions on visionary and neo-Amazon art.
During my life in my grandfather Pablo Amaringo’s house with my father Juan Vasquez Amaringo and my mother Lidia Gonzales Laulate, I drank countless stories that I heard in frequent meetings around a table. I also drank the vocation for the art of painting.
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