Thanksgiving Ceremony (1 day)
CODE: CT040: Thanksgiving Ceremony (1 day)
On this excursion we will take you to the Inca ruins Sacsayhuaman for a very special mystical experience. You will have the privilege to take part in a ceremonial thanksgiving and offering to “Pachamama”, the Mother Earth, performed by an authentic Andean Shaman. “Pachamama” or “Mama Pacha” is the goddess who presides over planting and harvesting and is highly praised by the indigenous people of the Andes. The offering (“pago”) is a symbolic way in which the man gives back to the Pachamama what he has taken out from her. It is performed by a Shaman who has special knowledge about speaking with the Pachamama and the Apus, the spirits of the mountains. It is a powerful and fascinating ceremony, returning to the most basic human dialogues: that of a human with the earth and the universe. If you try to open your soul you might experience a special feeling of energy and magnetism you.
Excellent for: Adventure seekers - Couples - Friends - Nature lovers - Intrepid people - Families
If you want to you will accompany our shaman to Cusco’s local market San Pedro where you will buy the necessary paraphernalia for the ritual like Coca leafs, chicha, sweets and fruit. After buying the paraphernalia you take a bus up to a place close to the Inca ruins Sacsayhuaman, a very mystical place in the upper parts of Cusco, where the ceremony will take place, including different rituals like Coca leaves Reading and Aura Cleansing, performed by the Shaman in the traditional Andean way that has been passed verbally from generation to generation. The first part of the ceremony will be the Coca Leaves Reading ritual, which serves to identify the objectives of the participants for the future they can ask “Pachamama”, Mother Earth, for. The second part of the ceremony will be the Aura Cleansing, a ritual that serves to “clean” the participants from any negative energy. Then, the most important part of the ceremony begins: the thanksgiving ritual, where the actual offering to “Pachamama” is made. After the ritual we will return to the city centre by bus. End of our services.
- Transport Hotel – Ceremonial Area – Hotel
- Professional Andean Shaman
- Paraphernalia for the ceremony
- Coca leaves Reading
- Aura Cleansing
- Potential transport to Cusco
- Personal expenses
- Accommodation in Cusco, according to the standard you wish
- Any kind of tours before or after your trip
- Transfer Airport– Hotel – Airport in Cusco:
One way: US$ 6.00 p.p.
Both ways: US$ 12.00 p.p
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