UPDATED JULY 2014 NEWS
Eda is currently working in Peru. As future events in the U.S. are scheduled they will be viewed on “Meet With Eda” and then “Upcoming Events” on the drop down menu.
Eda Zavala Lopez
is dedicated to Amazonian Indigenous Shamanism through:
- medicinal plants
- ancient healing knowledge from the Andes and the Jungle
- preserving the pristine rainforest and mountains.
A descendant of the Wari People, Eda comes from a long lineage of native women healers. Running in her blood is the ancient wisdom that she received from her Grandmother through her mother’s lineage. After her studies, she decided to move into the forest and work with Indigenous Elders, who adopted her as a spiritual daughter.
As a shaman, Eda directly uses the power of medicinal plants to help heal people emotionally and spirituality, especially women who are very interested to learn from her. They are invited to follow her path deep into the Amazon, where she and her indigenous community founded a feminine spiritual center to receive her students and others who are searching for a profound change in their lives.
As a spiritual leader in her village, she is deeply committed to Indigenous Peruvian People in defending their sacred territories and protecting their lands. She encourages them to empower themselves, stand strong and learn to negotiate their dire circumstances by facing up to the intrusive and disrespectful modern world.
Living deep into the forest Eda actively supports her people, taking a variety of medicinal plants to strength her spirit and envisioning her path as a healer and leader. The profound knowledge she receives from her training every year brings her into the wisdom of nature and contemplation, observing and learning from the dynamism of plants, trees, birds, rivers, mountains, water, earth and fire. Through the interaction among human beings and a diversity of creatures supporting each other, Eda experiences and understands a real equilibrium that brings peace, serenity and profound love into ourselves. Her practice teaches others a profound way to keep calm in mind and warm in heart by listening to the sounds of nature and through the embodiment of the medicinal plants that have a close relationship with wisdom.
Eda brings her knowledge and experiences to interested people of Peru, France, Chile and the United States. She conducts group and personal healing ceremonies and spiritual journeys. Always in service to others, she teaches people how to reconnect to the sacred way of honoring themselves. She is able to do this because of the sacred and deep connection that her teachers taught her in honoring Creator and Planet Earth as an unity. As her teachers have always told her, ” Gracias a nuestro Creador que nos da este conocimiento y nos pone para curar a la gente. El nos enseña a través del vegetal”
Eda addresses very important topics such as how and why:
~the rainforest is disappearing at such an alarming rate
~climate change is affecting the world over
~the traditional roots and lifestyles of Indigenous Peruvian people are threatened daily ~vulnerable animal and plant species are reducing in numbers throughout the world, some becoming extinct.
There is not turn back forever.
NOTE: Eda’s native language is Spanish; her second is English. For the purposes of this website, her words and concepts were carefully translated, interpreted or directly stated by the English-speaking content writer. However, In spite of every effort made to capture the essence of Eda’s “authentic voice,” errors in communication were probably still made.