Don Modesto Rivera

Modesto Rivera, a renowned medicine man (Marakme) of the Huicholles/Wixarika tribe from Mexico. His tribe has a thousands year old tradition with Peyote and he comes from an unbroken lineage of Marakames. He is not only a medicine man but also a gifted musician and artist. He was born and raised to follow the sacred path. He is a channel between the ancient and modern world helping in the transformation and healing of our planet, humanity and all our relations.

Events with Don Modesto Rivera

Wixarika Peyote Retreat - Colorado Springs
March 22 - 25, 2024

You are invited to participate in an intimate weekend retreat that includes a medicine ceremony in the ancient tradition of the Wixarika people (Huichol). One of the spiritual leaders of this tribe, Temay “Modesto” Rivera Lemus, will be coming from his community, Yurata, in Nayarit, Mexico to be with us. In addition to this, we offer extensive preparation and integration support before, during and after the experience to empower you making the most of it over the long term. THE LOCATION We will be staying in a beautiful, private property immersed in nature at the outskirts of Colorado Springs, CO.…

Wirikuta Desert Excursion - Peyote, Mexico
November 2 - 7, 2024

You are invited to partake in an extraordinary excursion to the sacred land of the Wixarika people (Huichol), the Wirikuta desert. We are deeply honored to extend an invitation for you to join us in visiting one of the spiritual leaders of this tribe, Temay “Modesto” Rivera Lemus on his land there for a time of medicine ceremony in this ancient tradition. Yearly, the Wixarika community embarks on a ten-day pilgrimage to this sacred destination, retracing the footsteps of their ancestors. There they collect precious medicine and make offerings for the health of their businesses, family, water, fire, earth, and…

Wixarika Peyote Retreat - South Park County, Colorado
November 15 - 18, 2024

You are invited to participate in an intimate weekend retreat that includes a medicine ceremony in the ancient tradition of the Wixarika people (Huichol). One of the spiritual leaders of this tribe, Temay “Modesto” Rivera Lemus, will be coming from his community, Yurata, in Nayarit, Mexico to be with us. In addition to this, we offer extensive preparation and integration support before, during and after the experience to empower you making the most of it over the long term. THE LOCATION Our retreat center is nestled on 5 acres of aspen groves, towering evergreens, and picturesque rock outcrops. Situated in…