As we emerge from the Winter Solstice, we are guided by Xibalba the Roots of the Sacred Tree of Life in the Mayan tradition. Exploring the underworld and giving thanks for all we receive in life. Cacao was given to the people by Quetzalcoatl – who represents knowledge, beauty, wisdom and light. He gifted corn and cacao to the humans to represent our connection to Earth and Spirit. Cacao connects us to the Roots of the Sacred Tree of Life, and helps us to understand that everything in our reality is sustained by this Tree.
Fernando and Antonia of Tonantzin – Aztec Artisan Chocolate will be hosting an afternoon of prayer and gratitude offerings working with the Spirit of Cacao.
We will begin with a some Qi Gong to connect with the land and our intentions, before entering the Tipi with the Sacred Fire at the centre. We wil be focusing our intentions on our sacred relationships to the four elements, and working through our hearts with the Cacao Spirit as our allay. We will be giving offerings to the Fire, praying over the Water, receiving a cleansing with the white smoke of Copal resin and leaving cacao on the Earth to show our gratitude for all that we receive. Looking into our lives we will be releasing all that does not serve us, transmuting toxic energy that holds us back from our paths and purpose. Through the singing of medicine songs, we will be receiving the Cacao to open our hearts to gratitude. We will then embody the Cacao Spirit and prayers offered with a YOKEdance journey facilitated by Kathleen Gonzalez and Sanna Olive alongside a MOONTIDE Dj set to conclude the celebration.
You can check out some of Moontide’s previous sets at the link below:
We are partnering with Yarra Valley Ecoss, and a portion of each ticket fee will go towards expanding this growing community. The tickets for this event are booked through Humanitix, of which the booking fees are donated to Yalari, a not-for-profit organisation offering secondary education scholarships at leading Australia boarding schools for indigenous children from regional, rural and remote communities.
Places are limited to the capacity of the Tipi so please book your place early to avoid disappointment. You can book your place via the link below –