The Universe Within Us: Altered States With and Without Medicine


Episode 153

Marie Mbouni, M.D.

Born in Cameroon, Africa, Marie Mbouni felt a calling toward healing and was initiated into iboga at the age of 14. Ultimately she would go on to pursue her education in Canada and the United States to follow the Western medical route as an anesthesiologist. After years in this profession, Marie realized it did not fully align with her vision of healing and embraced a new career as a shaman, energy healer, and mentor. Marie has studied and cared for the body for over 20 years. But opening herself to the power of the mind, the beauty of intuition, and the all-encompassing power of love changed her: she stepped into her destiny as a healer and embraced her potential beyond the confines of the mainstream.

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Podcast Highlights

  • Marie’s initiation into iboga at age 14.
  • From iboga to medical school.
  • (Re)awakening to shamanism.
  • Navigating the 3D world.
  • Returning to plant medicine.


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