Guatemalan Sanctuaries | Maya Medicine | Healing, I visited Lake Atitlan for a weekend getaway from the altering culture of Antigua about sixteen years ago. Numerous ex-pats from throughout the world discovered Antigua as a low-cost location to start their lives over, which resulted in a change in culture.
I met Henry, a San Pedro tour guide, and the two of us founded Grow Your Own Cure with the goal of providing travelers with authentic Mayan experiences and Mayan medicine.
Research of Maya ethnomedicine shows a large percentage of Maya medical texts are devoted to the treatment of symptoms based upon objective observations of the effects of certain plants on the human system.
Cleansing techniques included fasting, sweating, and purging flushed substances out of the body
This is why healing a disease has ceremonial, purifying, and herbal components.
Guatemala Maya Medicine, healing course have come to be known not only in Guatemala but also internationally.
They have drawn tourists looking for something unique in Mayan Medicine to Guatemala.
Maya medicine in Guatemala is a complex blend of mind, body, religion, ritual, and science. Important to all, medicine was practiced only by a select few, who generally inherited their positions and received extensive education.
There is a wide variety of healing options available today in Guatemala and places like Lake Atitlan, which the Mayan Healers do not offer.
Because the offerings are provided by expatriates and visitors having established a residence serving as a sort of therapeutic retreat attempting to offer Mayan Medicine.
Mayan shamans acted as a medium between the physical world. Since medicine was so closely related to religion, it was essential that Maya medicine men had vast medical knowledge and skill.
I’ve been collaborating with Mayan healers for years, providing them with a portal to the outside world via the internet so that those looking for a change in their lives can get in touch with Mayan shamans and healers.
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For those of you foreign to Cacao Ceremonies, Cacao Ceremonies are a celebratory ritual that opens the heart through the use of cacao.
Other meditation modalities are used such as sound baths or smoking rituals. Traditionally Cacao Ceremonies have been conducted by the Maya and Ancient Aztec civilizations.
Mayan fire ceremony, the shaman will give you candles. As you hold the candles put your thoughts, prayers, and intentions into the candles. When you place the candles into the fire, the energy is released to the heavens to be received by the gods.
In ancient Mesoamerica, A temazcal [temasˈkal] is a type of sweat lodge, which originated with pre-Hispanic indigenous peoples in Mesoamerica and was used as part of a curative ceremony thought to purify the body after exertion.