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Mental therapy using cocoa as a medium (cacao ceremony)
The cacao ceremony is a mental healing ritual that uses cacao as a medium in the ancient Maya tradition. To purify the body, mind and spirit. to heal the mind Let us connect with the heart and needs within oneself To see and accept the truth for what it is. Learn to face Even if you are sick, you must learn and grow.
Difference between Mayan cacao and Guatemalan cacao
Cacao Mayan has a bitter taste that awakens both body and spirit. The Mayans used it as a mental cleanser. Remember our identity
Cacao from Guatemala It is a mix of Mayan cacao and Thai cacao from Uthai Thani province. Dissolve with water Both have different energies. The taste is different. The taste is mild and sour. Mixed with milk, honey or dessert will get a good taste.
When you drink cacao, you will relax, your mind will be clear, and you will be able to explore your ego, which also depends on your intention.
Cacao can be used to treat depression. Helps the brain release serotonin to relieve stress. High in magnesium High in antioxidants
In terms of ritual accessories, there are many.
Palo santo wood is called Holy wood.
From the Amazon, it is used in cleansing rituals. Light and scented to help increase energy flow. Helps open the aura to clear energy and cleanse oneself. It is called the ancestors calling in good energy. We will light it before starting the ceremony.
Fire-Fire element, Wood-Earth element, Shell-Water element, Feather-Wind element.
Shellfish come from South Africa, abalone shell. Feathers are taken from many different types of birds because they have different spirits, such as hawk and crow feathers, rabbit feathers, and horsehide.
The Chinese people believe that horses have the power to run. The Mongolians call it the Wind Horse, a symbol of the human spirit.
The leaves are tied together for winnowing. To call upon the spirits of the ancestors and good spirits, this is a plant that comes from the west of Africa. The eucalyptus leaves Has the power to wash away bacteria. The sound is beautiful.
There are marigolds in Mexico. Used in the Day of the Dead ceremony. It has a strong smell to connect with the ancestors. attract ancestors and the spirit of the gods
There are Siberian-style drums and drumsticks as Healing Tools that can move away energy that we don't want. which musical instrument It has an important role as a power to cleanse the soul.
Information from : Krungthep Turakij Newspaper, Friday, October 27, 2023, Spark Column, story by Kanokporn Chokjaratsakul