Ikara and Ibogawaken have collaborated through a calling from one another to one another. We welcome our new providers, Tisha and Sherry of Ibogawaken and we are excited to be working with this unique pairing of Bwiti trained and initiated female providers.
A sisterhood of great empathy and nurture, dedicated to ongoing study of Bwiti and Iboga tradition, ever developing grace and strength as Bwiti females. The Feminine energy which all shall pass through and out of into this world is of unification and equilibrium. Female Divine wholeness is of both masculine and feminine energies, it governs, determines and unfolds these polarities into the physical plane. The Feminine is not determined, finished or complete, it is determination, abundant in process. With understanding, compassion and the necessary guidance imparted through Bwiti wisdom Ibogawaken sustains space for the necessary security and shielding of the individual on their journey.
Be free in the process of your journey and safe in the recognition of your unique situation, as the individual is protected and remains confidential in our conduct as providers.
Ibogawaken are Sherry Legerely and Tisha Web.
Costa Rica´s air borders have been open to travelers from all over the world since 1st November 2020. Tourists are here now, enjoying everything Costa Rica has to offer. Masks are required in public places such as supermarkets, public transport etc but you may enjoy places like the beach and waterfalls without a mask.
To visit Costa Rica is easy. Travelers only need to meet these three simple entry requirements:
1. Have a valid passport and proof of intent to exit Costa Rica within 90 days. Of course!
2. Insurance Policy Visitors traveling to Costa Rica will need to provide proof of a medical insurance policy to cover any COVID-19 related medical treatment or quarantine lodging while in Costa Rica. In the case of international insurance, tourists must request from their insurer a certification issued in English or Spanish, noting:
3 Complete an online Health Pass (Pasa de Salud) 48 hours prior to travel to Costa Rica (don´t try and fill it out earlier as we did as it will not work). The Health Pass can be found at https://salud.go.cr. The site is both English and Spanish and is easy and quick to complete. It asks you for basic personal details such as your name, age, nationality, passport number, flight details and the address where you will be staying while in Costa Rica - which we can provide. You also need to enter your travel insurance number. If you are using one of the Costa Rican companies you can enter the number directly on the website and it will verify it on the spot making it easier. If using an international insurance provider, you also will need to upload your policy so that the Tourism Institute can verify it in advance of your arrival After completing the form, you are provided with a QR Code which will be scanned upon entry.
IMPORTANT: Costa Rica no longer requires a negative COVID test to enter. This requirement was eliminated as of October 26.
Better still we have personally gone through this process ourselves last year in October 2020 so it is still fresh in our minds and we can help and advise you.
Your country may have special requirements upon returning and you should check before leaving. at the moment we are aware of the following special requirement for people returning to the US
Returning to the US
Effective January 26 2021, all airline passengers to the United States ages two years and older must provide a negative Covid-19 viral test taken within 72 hours of flight departure from Costa Rica. If you are returning to the US we can help you obtain these tests and drive you to testing facilities close by. Tests cost around $130 USD and results are provided within 24-72 hours.
This website here shows all the available airlines currently flying into Costa Rica.
Canada has suspended all flights to the south (Mexico and all caribbean countries) until 30th April 2021. Canada also requires a COVID test before leaving. More information here.
In this reality, we are excited to share our new dates for our Traditional Bwiti Healing Retreats. Ryan Rich of Root Healing who is the Iboga Provider for our first retreat is returning to Africa to further his education. We wish Ryan all the best and look forward to him working with us again upon his return. Information on this March retreat can be found here: http://www.ikararetreat.com/iboga.html
Our additional dates for the first half of 2021 are as follows. We are excited to be working with Ibogawaken and other providers during this period.
16th April till 22nd April 2021
24th April till 30th April 2021
21st May till 27th May 2021
29th May till 4th June 2021
18th June till 24th June 2021 (Women´s Retreat)
26th June till 2nd July 2021
More details on these retreats will be on our website soon.
We hope to see you here!
Otra playa que encontramos sin nadie allí. Dentre Playa Dominicalito y Playa Hermosa y cerca Ikara Retreat Centre. Los iones negativos neutralizan los radicales libres y, afortunadamente para nosotros, estos iones son más abundantes en la playa, el bosque de montaña y las cascadas. Estamos triangulados dentro de estos. Estos iones conducen señales eléctricas a través del cuerpo. Limpian los nervios y los músculos de las células.
Another beach that we found with no one there. Between Playa Dominicalito and Playa Hermosa and near Ikara Retreat Center. Negative ions neutralize free radicals and fortunately for us, these ions are most plentiful at the beach, mountain forest and waterfalls. We are triangulated within these. These ions conduct electrical signal through the body. They clean the cells nerves and muscles.
Feliz Año Nuevo! Our new year has started with much happiness as we begin a new collaboration with Root Healing. Iboga will be coming to Ikara Retreat Centre bringing forth opportunities for those who have been called to Iboga.
At the end of March 2021, we will be hosting our first Iboga retreat.
It has always been our deepest of intentions to work with the Iboga medicine. It has been said, the union of nature and soul removes the veil of ignorance that covers an intelligence. Within the Bwiti tradition, Iboga brings this union, lifts the veil of ignorance and shows the self that it is empowered, that all is choice and the truth endures within the individual and not without the individual. The showing by the root, the coercing, returns the self to its union with the soul, the intersection where all abilities exist, where all knowledge resides and the only truth dwells.
Iboga does not judge, does not discriminate and certainly does not deliver collectivist wisdom and iconography. It´s supreme intelligence guided through the powerful lens of BWITI tradition is somehow tailored to each and every individual´s unique set of problems. Whatever the trauma or whatever the goal it sees YOU and you will start learn to become you, to sift through the residues of past, to take what is needed, and to leave that which is no longer serving.
We are extremely excited to be a part of individuals becoming themselves, unified with choice, unified with nature and developing the tools needed to see the love within all.
#iboga #bwiti #plantmedicine #moughenda #bwititradition #ibogaretreat
100% pure Costa Rican oxygen all respirated and observed with love consciously. The hummingbirds agreed. 4th limb amigos.
Our first rainy season on Costa Rica and we love it! At Ikara, our purpose built Yoga deck means that you can do yoga anyday - rain, hail or shine! Amidst the rain and low misty clouds - it is beautiful.
Welcome to Ikara Retreat Centre!!
It is with great happiness that we have finally arrived in Costa Rica from Australia! COVID-19 tried to stop us but we made it after waiting patiently for 6 or more months. We can now start operating our beautiful retreat centre.