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Dr. Jacques Mabit

B.A. Jaime Torres

Dr. Rosa Giove

B.A. Ana María Pérez

Collaborator: PhD. Fernando Mendive

Contact Information:


Telephone: (0051) (0) 42-525479 / 522818

Address: Jr. Prolongación Alerta 466, Tarapoto, Perú


Jacques Mabit is a doctor and executive president of the Takiwasi Center

Jaime Torres is a psychologist and director of the Takiwasi Center

Rosa Giove is a doctor and responsible for monitoring bio-medical wealthfare in the Takiwasi Center

Ana María Pérez is an social media expert with experience in film, television, and the collection of oral traditions. She investigates traditional medicine and the wisdom of the Peruvian plant healers. She is also the author of various publications on these topics and a Yoga and Meditation Instructor. She has held conferences about traditional health and inter-cultural communication.

The Peruvian Chapter organized in the CISEI International Forum II

Ethics, Evil and Transgression”

Organizing Committee:

President: Dr. Jacques Mabit, Director of the Takiwasi Center in Tarapoto-Peru

Vice-President: Guadalupe Camino, athropoligist (Lima)

Peru Coordinator: Soc. Fanny Mora (Lima)

International Coordinator: Marina Vallalobos Díaz (Mexico)

Local Logistics: therapeutic and TAKIWASI Center team.

Symbolic Sponsers for the Event:

Oswaldo Guayasamin, painter, Ecuador

Víctor Delfín, Sculptor, Peru

II Forum received the support of the following people and institutions:

At national and international level:

Tafos- Photography and Press (Peru), Center for the Indigenous Studies of the Americas (CEILA-Puerto Rico), The Latin American Association for Religious Studies (Mexico), Raúl Mideros (Ecuador), The Association for Cultural Recognition of Traditions in Indigenous Villages in Mexico (Undani, A.C.), The Andean University of Quito (Ecuador), Dr. Germán Zuluaga (Colombia), The Pontifical Javerian University of Bogotá (Colombia), Jeremy Narby (Switzerland), Pr. Ramiro Matos (National Museum of the American Indian-USA), Dr. Dagoberto Tejeda (Dominican Republic), The Andean University of La Paz (Bolivia); Rain Laboratories, Infarma S.A.; newspapers such as ‘El Comercio’, ‘La República’, ‘Gestión’, ‘El Peruano’; Magazines such as ‘Vivir en Familia’, ‘Caretas’, ‘Andares’, ‘Contradrogas’; Germán Carnerio (Unesco Mexico), Pr. Víctor Reyna, Bonnie Glass-Cofin (USA), INMETRA (The National Institute of Traditional Medicine), Mr. Alfredo Menacho (Wawasana), Carlos Ruíz Durand, The Organization of United Traditions-Karma Ling Institute (France), CAAP-Lima, ICORI (International Coca Research Institute, Bolivia)

At the Local Level:

José Leoncio Linares Pérez and Manuel Eyzaguierre, Mr. and Mrs. Narciso Mego, Corine Davey, Fernando Huayna, Jaime Doherty, Benito Piituy, Cervecería Pilsen Callao, The Marshall Military College, Andrés Avelino Cáceres, The National Police of Peru, Civil Defense, Cedisa (The High Jungle Region Center of Development and Investigation), The Advanced Pedagogic Institute, DIRES -Regional Health Management, Contradrogas, Delina García, Eleuterio Merino (Middle Eastern Photography), The Municipality of San Martín, Luis Panduro (engineer), The Transitory Council of Regional Administration (President Toribio Amasifuen Sangama), The Municipality of Lamas, Gen. Víctor Elera Ramírez (Military Camp Leoncio Prado), Silvia Fasanando Caro, The National University of San Martín, The Río Shilcavo Hotel, The Institute for Amazonian Development and Peace, ITDG.

Forum II Memoirs:


-Molecular Biology for Ayahuasca and Tabacco Users. Jeremy Narby (Switzerland)

-“Various Aspects of Cocama Spirituality in Communities of the Peruvian Amazon”. Jaime Regan (Peru)

-“A Panorama of the Ritual Use of Ayahuasca Ritual in Contemporary Brazil”. Beatriz Caiuby Labate (Brazil)

-“Warmi Kuraini: The Medicine Woman, Spirituality and the Spirits of Plant”. Rosa Giove (Peru)

-“A Call for Tolerance of the Different Perspectives on Ayahuasca: a Brazilian Vision”. Edward Mac Rae (Brazil)

-“Andean Spirituality and Reparation in order to face Political Violence”. Carmen Aldana (Peru)

-“Master Plant Treatment for HIV-AIDS immunodeficiencies disorders”. Sacha Doménech (Argentina)

-“Urban Shaman: assisting workers in Lima”. Mercédes Giesecke Sara Lafosse (Peru)

-“Chemical and Ethno-medicinal Studies of “San Pedro” (Echinopsis Pachanoi)”. Víctor Reyna Pinedo (Peru)

-“Shamanism and Gender: a case from the North Coast of Peru”. Bonnie Glass-Coffin (USA)

– “Agreement and Disagreement with Indigenous Spirituality- Ethics, Transgression, and Reconciliation”. Elizabeth Kreimer (Peru)

-“TI’TUJI Use of Steam Baths by Maya-K’iché midwives of from the Guatemalan High Plains”. Anne Bourgey (Guatemala)

-“Indigenous Women: The gender perspective of Traditional Medicine from the Amazon”. Eda Zavala López (Peru)

-“Giving birth: a process of Transcultural Enrichment”. Angela Broker (Peru)

-“Phytotherapy: the alternative medicine of the Next Millennium”. Manuel Fernández Ibarguen (Peru)

-“Using Guinea Pigs in Traditional Peruvian Medicine”. Víctor Reyna Pinedo (Peru)

-“The Use of Sacred San Pedro”. Agustín Guzmán Morocho (Peru)

– “Recherches sur une modélisation cognitive applicable au concept de maladie dans les Andes”. Francois Luis-Blanc (France)

-“New Paradigms in the Western world and American Indigenous Spirituality: Conceptual Convergence and Human Solidarity”. Ana Llamazares, Carlos Martínez Sarasola, Vilma Días Zárate (Argentina)

-“Judicial Perspective and Rights of Indigenous Communities”. Adda Chuecas (Peru)

-“Kallawayan Traditional Medicine”. Agustín Auladell (Chile)

-“Ethics and Death”. Lupe Camino Diez Canseco (Peru)

-ITDG Project (Intermediate Technology Development Group): Medicinal Plans from San Martín- Peru”. Fracois Demange (Peru)

-“Indigenous Medicine and Modern Psychiatry: A Dialogue is Possible”. Oscar Chacón Antenaza (Peru)

-“Searching for Calmness”. Claudio Mercado (Chile)

-“Ayahuascan Mother and Oedipus”. Eduardo Gastelumendi Dargent (Peru)

-“Objective Art in the Shipiba Coniba Culture”. Luis Chávez Rodríguez (Peru)

-“Lloque Phaña: Principles of Harmony and its Practices in Andean Development”. Carlos La Torre (Peru)

Ethno-Medicine in Andean Communities of Central Peru”. Joaquina Albán Castillo (Peru)