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Ananda Yogiji

Ananda Yogiji
connected with a cacao shaman in Lake Atitlán, Guatemala, who shared with him his way of holding cacao ceremonies and how to connect with the spirit of cacao. Inspired by this wisdom, he began sharing cacao ceremonies with Jaya Lakshmi. Together they have held over 100 cacao ceremonies worldwide.

Exploring Ceremony, Ritual and Sacred Space with the Spirit of Cacao

Mar 29 - 31, 2019 Begins in 3 months
with Jaya Lakshmi & Ananda Yogiji

What if every time you had a piece of chocolate, there was a ceremony to it? What if you had a ritual that would remind you of a deeper sense of connection, and all you might need as a reminder was a piece of chocolate? Ceremony, ritual, and sacred space are an intrinsic part of a rich and fulfilling life. Combine them with the plant medicine of cacao, and you can create a recipe for deep exploration of the heart and soul. This is what we would like to explore with you.

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