JuruáThe doctrine's new frontier in
Juruá Visions: Padrinho Alfredo
through the forest
The great spiritual encounter occurred revealed the various dimensions of
this work in the amazon forest, that includes socioeconomic subjects yet to be resolved,
short term resources to continue the ongoing projects: ecoturism, reforestation,
subsistence agriculture, community establishment, health attendance, among others.
there are Santo Daime groups existing in Cruzeiro
do Sul, Rodrigues Alves and Ipixuna, riverine cities of the Juruá river. It is also
happening the contact with indigenous tribes which, through the knowledge of the Santo
Daime Doctrine, are rescuing their spiritual roots.
Adélia, cradle of Padrinho Sebastião's family and of Madrinha Rita, was acquired from
the old boss and landlord. On that same place was born the Céu do Juruá Ecological Village.
Pad. Alfredo e sua
equipe no Juruá
|After traveling for more than one
decade throughout Brazil and several countries of the world showing Master Irineu's
doctrine for everyone to see, Alfredo Gregório de Melo, Padrinho Alfredo, begins, in l996
July, his first visit to the area of Juruá river, an Amazon river afluent, beginning a
"returning home" movement. Alfredo was born in Seringal Adélia, medium Juruá,
and at the age of 7, he moved with his parents to Rio Branco, Acre State Capital, where he
met Master Irineu and Santo Daime's doctrine.
The return to the origins, after 40 years
of absence, starts a new phase of his work of spiritual indoctrination:
- the expansion of the Doctrine in the amazon forest;
- a new experience of sustainable development in an ecologic community;
- and unmasking mysteries and secrets of the nature through the contact with people and