CULTO ECLÉTICO DA FLUENTE LUZ UNIVERSAL: O SANTO DAIME E O AUTOCONHECIMENTO NA EXPERIÊNCIA DE DEUS

Authors

  • Francisco Caetano Pereira
  • Karla Luzia Alvares dos Prazeres
  • Paulo Joviniano Alvares dos Prazeres

Keywords:

ayahuasca, alcaloides, etnomedicina, Psycotria, Banisteriopis.

Abstract

Dentre as inúmeras plantas alucinógenas utilizadas por populações indígenas da bacia amazônica, talvez nenhuma delas seja mais interessante ou complexa em termos botânicos, químicos ou etnográficos, como a bebida alucinógena conhecida como ayahuasca, hoasca, medicina, vegetal ou daime. Ayahuasca é bebida psicotrópica da América do Sul de destacado uso no xamanismo de muitas tribos indígenas da Amazônia, obtida pela fervura da casca do cipó de Banisteriopis caapi com a mistura de folhas de Psycotria, principalmente P. viridis. No Brasil, ocupa posição de destaque na etnomedicina. A natureza química dos compostos ativos, bem como, a maneira de utilização faz com que essa bebida ocupe posição de destaque nos atuais estudos da neurofarmacologia, neurofisiologia e psiquiatria. Alucinógenos e substâncias relacionadas constituem poderosa base experimental para investigar a correlação biológica dos estados alterados de consciência. O estudo de alucinógenos em humanos é de suma importância porque as substâncias com essas propriedades afetam certas funções cerebrais que tipicamente caracterizam a mente humana, incluindo a cognição, volição, ego e auto-percepção. As várias manifestações dos "desequilíbrios do ego" são especialmente características psicodélicas proeminentes, que acabam naturalmente criando psicoses. Sumarizamos nessa revisão alguns aspectos importantes no estudo do chá de ayahuasca em humanos, as indicações e contraindicações para fins terapêuticos e religiosos.

Author Biographies

Francisco Caetano Pereira

Pós-Doutor pela Universidade Federal de Pernambuco UFPE; Doutor em Direito pela Universidad de Deusto, Espana; Graduado em Filosofia; Letras; Teologia; Direito. Especialista em Linguística pela Universidade Federal de Pernambuco UFPE; Advogado; Professor Universitário.

Karla Luzia Alvares dos Prazeres

Doutoranda em Direito pela Universidade Estácio de Sa UNESA; Mestra em Direito pela Faculdade Damas da Instrução Crista FADIC; Mestranda em Direito Internacional pela Universidad Autonoma de Assunção
UAA; Tabeliã e Oficiala de Registro; Professora Universitária.

Paulo Joviniano Alvares dos Prazeres

Doutorando em Direito pela Universidade Católica de Pernambuco UNICA P; Doutorando em Ciências
Contábeis e Administração pela FUCAPE Business School; Doutorando em Educação pela Universidad
Autonoma de Assunção UAA; Doutorando em Direito e Ciências Sociais pela Universidad Nacional de Cordoba UNC; Mestre em Direito pela Faculdade Damas da Instrução Crista FADIC; Mestre em Ciências da Religião pela Faculdade Unida de Vitoria FUV; Mestre em Ciencias da Educação pela Universidad Del Sol UNADES; Mestre em Direito das Relacoes Internacionais pela Universidad de la Empre sa UDE; Tabelião e Oficial de Registro; Professor Universitário.

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Published

2022-04-11

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Francisco Caetano Pereira, Karla Luzia Alvares dos Prazeres, & Paulo Joviniano Alvares dos Prazeres. (2022). CULTO ECLÉTICO DA FLUENTE LUZ UNIVERSAL: O SANTO DAIME E O AUTOCONHECIMENTO NA EXPERIÊNCIA DE DEUS. Revista Contemporânea (Contemporary Journal), 2(2), 203–229. Retrieved from https://revistacontemporanea.com/ojs/index.php/home/article/view/131

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