Ep 55 - Neuro-Apocalypse With Reverend Danny Nemu (Part 1) | Santo Daime Ayahuasca, Taking Advice From Spirits, Parasitic Disease

If the spirits are polite, they will knock at your door before they come in. Rather than breaking through the windows with an urgent demand of what you are supposed to do. [on taking advice from psychedelic visions.]
— Danny Nemu

Danny’s background is in the history and philosophy of medicine from the University of Manchester. He first encountered ayahuasaca when living in Japan. After six years drinking there with a Santo Daime group, he followed the trail back to its source in the Brazilian Amazon, where he was bitten by a sand fly, leading to a leishmaniasis infection. This highly aggressive bacterial parasite quickly colonised a few inches of his skin, with designs on much more, and proved to be a great teacher, providing ample opportunity to study first hand the intricacies and potencies of ayahuasca as used as a medicine within the Daime world view.

  • Author of Science Revealed and Neuro-Apocalypse
  • Santo Daime ayahuasca group
  • Reverend 
  • Diagnosed with a leishmaniasis infection

Show Notes

  • Japanese psychedelic culture
  • Danny's initial ayahuasca journey in Japan
  • Daime Santo 
  • Brief history of Daime Santo
  • Keeping ayahuasca secretive 
  • Taking advice from ayahuasca
  • Psychedelic inspirations
  • Interpreting dreams/visions
  • Marijuana and meditation
  • Fidgeting body
  • Frankincense for paranoia
  • Traveling to Brazil for ayahuasca
  • Leishmaniasis infection
  • Synchronicities around ayahuasca
  • Visions of leishmaniasis scars
  • Black scorpion sting
  • Taboo from the jungle to the clinic 
  • Twins with birthmarks of Danny's scars
  • Passing marks from one generation to another

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Related Links:

Danny's Book Neuro Apocalypse
Danny's Book Science Revealed
Danny's Illness & Recovery
Talk On Daime music
Talk on Drugs in the Bible
Danny's Official Website

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