Onaya is the medicine man or woman in the Shipibo language, also know as “shaman” (a word derived from tungusic language) in modern culture.

Onaya Jesus, Metsa-Ino

Jesus (western named) Metsa-Ino ( native name shipibo name) was born in a family with an indigenous shamanic lineage of many generations, he first learned the traditional medicine from his mother at an early age. He was trained in the shipibo tradition with the grade of Onaya in Perú by Onaya shamans of the Yarinacocha Lagoon in Pucalpa and Ashaninka shamans from Peruvian amazon rainforest.

As the resident shaman and founder of Aya Tulum he guides all the group and private ceremonies and personally prepares the ayahuasca brew here in Tulum where he lives.

Jesus integrates the modern health care protocols, procedures and points of view with the ancient indigenous cosmovision and healing methods with a wide experience with the use of Amazon plants like Ayahuasca in rehab centers facilities, ethno-medicine research and ceremonies in México, Perú and Europe with more than 15 years of experience. He speaks english, spanish and native shipibo, quechua and Nahuatl languages.

Jesus guides the ceremonies in a very traditional way with the shipibo icaro songs performed live and he personalizes the treatment for each participant in the group ceremonies and specially in private ceremonies and Dietas, setting special diets, customizing the aya brews and incorporating many ancestral and modern healing techniques to the ritual accordingly to each person needs.

He starts the consultation at the first contact and email exchange and study your personal information in order to prepare your specific treatment prior to the ceremony. Feel free to get in contact with your intentions for your ayahuasca ceremony and get his recommendations for best treatment options for you.