- Iquitos, Peru
Anita is 54 years old and comes from the native community of Santa Rosa de Dinamarca. She started working with us at the Temple with her husband Diogenes. She carried out her first dieta at the age of 13 with the help of her father who was a Maestro. She initially began working with the medicinal plants in order to help her community and comes from a shamanic lineage. Her brother is also a Maestro.
She works closely during ceremony with her husband as well as with Sulmira who she met when she first came to the Temple and now has a close friendship with. They often sing together to guests. She is very much enjoying her work with us and has commented on how clearly she feels the positive energy that is found at the Temple.