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Meeting the Sacred in the Peruvian Amazon

Matthew Watherston in conversation with Hannah MacInnes

63 mins watch time

Philosophy, Psychology & Personal Development

Dissatisfied with his life and place in the ego-driven competitive world of business, Matthew Watherston abandoned his career to begin anew in the Amazon rainforest, immersing himself in the traditional medicine of the region and becoming an apprentice to traditional healers. He saw not only how consumerism was destroying the traditions of indigenous people but also their well-being, their environment and their connection to ancestral ways of living in harmony with the rainforest.