- Ecuador & Tenerife, Spain
As a Master Shaman, Arutam Ruymán dedicates his life to travel, healing, and teaching the sacred art of Shamanism throughout the world. He has spent years dedicated to humanity in a world that forgets which in time, could lead to an irretrievable loss. He learned the art of the Shuar Amazonian shamanism by the hands of the last elders of a culture in danger of extinction.Today he leads a conservation project in the upper Amazon jungle, which aims to teach men and women all over the world a life of complete confidence in Mother Earth; to learn the art of Shamanism in its full sense and remember that we are children of the world and it is perfectly possible to reunite with Earth and Spirit.
In April 2014, Ruymán published his first written book: The Great Chant of Shamanism: the Path of Ayahuasca and Tobacco. This text is a creation of art and poetry along the lines of ancient incantations. It talks about the art of Shamanism and its essence today. It states that beings emanate from a Great Perfection that is holding them at this very moment. A Perfection that has always have been there. It encourages everyone to find that magical delight to be happy, to have peace, and to make love to a world which is filled with eternal life.
A year and a half later, his second book was published: The Jewel that Inundates all Feeling: the 72 enchantments of Tobacco. This book is a special work which intends to expound on the deep relationship between the Native American peoples and the sacred tobacco leaf. It poetically describes Arutam Ruymán’s understanding of the man-world relationship through certain ceremonial moments. Seventy-two charms take the reader free-falling right into the feeling of Being. They are a form of medicine which intends to gather individual, disordered tendencies, separated from the world, into the one and only Great Feeling which carries the wealth of the original memory. Tobacco has always been considered, by American shamanism, the most important leaf, the living book written by the hand of Arutam (the Great Spirit). With its blood full of feeling, delivered to our grandparents in dreams, it keeps making the men of our time dream, see, and feel. This book also aims to preserve the ancient shamanistic art for those who are adrift in current times.
In March 2016, the film entitled "The Great Chant of Shamanism" was screened in Argentina. This is the beginning of a series of international projects that will culminate in a free dissemination of material for the good knowledge of the sacred art. It promotes the important natural morality which exalts our values and cares for Man and Nature.