Chocolate is a divine, celestial drink, the sweat of the stars, the vital seed, divine nectar, the drink of the gods, panacea and universal medicine.” – Geronimo Piperni, quoted by Antonio Lavedán, Spanish army surgeon, 1796
The Ancient Mayans and Aztecs used Chocolate for Spiritual and Ceremonial purposes. In ancient times cacao was used for ceremonial and medicinal purposes. The Mayan Shamans used ceremonial cacao in ceremony to travel to access higher dimensions. The shamans gave the ceremonial cacao the power for these journeys, by infusing it with spirit. This special cacao is regarded as an old plant medicine because of its power to facilitate spiritual openings, and especially its ability to open the heart. Ceremonial cacao maintains its integrity and connection with the earth and is grown in its natural habitat in the rainforest and is also not mass-produced. When high quality raw cacao beans are prepared for ceremony, all the mood enhancing neurochemicals in cacao become particularly active. It increases blood flow and nutrition to the brain, heart and skin, and the whole body is nourished. People report heightened awareness, focus and intensified sensations.
Through ceremony space and working with Cacao plant medicine we…
Has chocolate or organic raw cacao, an ancient medicine, come full circle, in these time where so many people have health and mental health issues, to lead us back to radiant vitality? It seems fitting that this super food and sacred medicine, is a potent tool for activating the journey into the heart, something that has the potential to change the world, one heart at a time…
If you are having holidays in Morocco visit Taghazout and join our healing group or private Cacao ceremony. For more information contact me firstname.lastname@example.org.
Photos from healing Ceremony + Mantra Healing event in Tamraght, Morocco. 2017 Winter.