El Principio de la Vida – The Principle or Beginning of Life

Summary narrative

This painting explores the mystical beginning of life which can be accessed through drinking ayahuasca. The upper portion of the painting signifies that life exists throughout the cosmos. Universes inside universes, stars and celestial bodies; life has always existed therefore it must continue, it is eternal.


El Principio de la Vida by Pablo Amaringo painting featured in the book ‘The Ayahuasca Visions of Pablo Amaringo’  published by Inner Traditions 2011. Authors Howard G Charing and Peter Cloudsley.


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The Ayahuasca Visions of Pablo Amaringo by Howard G Charing and Peter Cloudsley