Category Archives: Santo Daime

Mestre Irineu prohibited all Daimistas from using Cannabis, LSD, Morphine and other drugs

From Jairo account Daime is not a drug. It is … The prohibition of drugs in Alto Santo   Mestre Irineu and Mapacho tobacco The only other plant substances that alter consciousness that Mestre Irineu specifically promoted was Mapacho tobacco. There is even a famous photo of Mestre Irineu smoking. Mapacho is a very important […]

Who was the successor of Mestre Irineu? Leôncio Gomes or Sebastião Mota?

Introduction One of the misconceptions that many Daimistas throughout the “Daime-diaspora” is that the doctrine is one neat and nice linear path that leads up to them doing their work in whichever Western country in which they reside. Mestre Irineu was the original guy, then Padrinho Sebastião was his successor and the Daime moved to […]

What is the Daime beverage and what are its effects?

In this article we will also compare and contrast two different stories of straying from the original Daime recipe and Mestre Irineu and Padrinho Sebastiãos respective reactions and how that represents the attitude towards the doctorine in their respective lines. Union of divine masculine and feminine. What is Ayahuasca? Ayahuasca is the name given to […]

Is Santo Daime a religion?

Yes and no. Mestre Irineu, the founder of Santo Daime specified that the works are part of a “doctrine” (from Latin: doctrina, meaning “teaching, instruction”) . Someone who practices Santo Daime in his view of what he was initating was that they would be a Daimista in their embodiment, but Catholic (or Christian) in their faith. […]