Exploring magical worlds with ayahuasca drinkers

“Hear of experiences both miraculous and terrifying, humorous and adventurous, humbling and revelatory, about Westerners drinking ayahuasca,” promised an email I received, pitching an event to be held on Saturday called the “Ayahuasca Monologues.” “For centuries, shamans have drunk this powerful concoction,” the note continued, “to heal illness, obtain mystical insights, contact spirit guides, and explore…