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Uniting Ancient Spirits: Ceremonial Cacao with Blue Lotus Flower

In the realm of ancient plant medicines, few hold as much mystique and spiritual significance as the Blue Lotus flower and Ceremonial Cacao. Both revered for their ability to induce altered states of consciousness and enhance spiritual experiences, these botanicals have been integral parts of rituals and ceremonies across cultures for centuries. Let's delve into the spiritual legacy of these sacred plants and explore a unique recipe that combines their powers in a harmonious elixir.

Blue Lotus:
A Symbol of Spiritual Awakening The Blue Lotus flower, known scientifically as Nymphaea caerulea, has a profound spiritual history dating back to ancient Egypt. Revered as a symbol of rebirth, enlightenment, and transcendence, it was believed to hold the key to unlocking higher states of consciousness. Priests and pharaohs consumed

Blue Lotus preparations to induce visions, connect with the divine, and deepen their spiritual practices. Today, its association with meditative energy, the third eye, and lucid dreaming continues to fascinate seekers of spiritual enlightenment.

Ceremonial Cacao: An Ancient Elixir of the Soul Ceremonial cacao, derived from the seeds of the Theobroma cacao tree, has been used for millennia in rituals and ceremonies throughout Mesoamerica. Considered a sacred plant medicine by indigenous cultures like the Mayans and Aztecs, cacao was revered for its heart-opening properties and its ability to facilitate introspection, emotional healing, and connection with the spirit world. When prepared and consumed with intention, ceremonial cacao becomes a vessel for profound spiritual experiences and inner transformation.

Recipe: Ceremonial Cacao with Blue Lotus Flower Ingredients:

  • 1-2 Blue Lotus flowers
  • 1 cup of filtered water
  • 30-40g of ceremonial-grade cacao 
  • Optional sweeteners like honey or maple syrup

Method:

  1. In a teapot or heatproof vessel, steep 1-2 Blue Lotus flowers in 1/3 cups of hot water or slightly more to ensure the flowers are submerged for 3-7minutes.
  2. In a separate pot, heat the remaining 3/4 cups of water until it reaches a gentle simmer.
  3. Add the ceremonial-grade cacao to the simmering water and whisk until fully dissolved and frothy.
  4. Once the ceremonial cacao is ready, strain the Blue Lotus-infused water into the pot with the cacao.
  5. Stir gently to combine, infusing the cacao with the spiritual essence of the Blue Lotus flower.
  6. Sweeten to taste with honey or maple syrup if desired.
  7. Pour the ceremonial cacao with Blue Lotus into your favourite cup or ceremonial vessel.

Combining the sacred energies of Blue Lotus and ceremonial cacao creates a potent elixir that invites us to embark on a journey of spiritual awakening and inner exploration. As we sip from this ancient blend, we honour the wisdom of our ancestors and connect with the timeless essence of these revered plant medicines.

 Combine this recipe with a ceremonial meditation. Below we have outlined an easy to follow meditation guide to help connect with your elixir. 

Awakening the Inner Self.

In this meditation ceremony, we invite you to explore the depths of your inner self, guided by the transformative energies of Blue Lotus and ceremonial cacao.

To get started, set up your meditation space and bring your journal and pen. Start by journaling on the below prompt, write down anything that comes to mind:

Journal Prompt: What aspects of my inner self do I wish to explore and awaken during this meditation ceremony?

Once you feel you have written as much or as little as you would like, start to think about your intensions. What do you hope to unveil in this meditation, using the blue lotus and cacao withn you, what part of you would you like to connect with etc. Browse through out list of intension below for guidance if needed:

Setting Your Intentions:

  1. Intent for Inner Harmony: "I intend to explore the depths of my inner self, seeking harmony within my thoughts and emotions."
  2. Intent for Spiritual Connection: "I intend to deepen my spiritual connection, fostering a sense of oneness with the universe."
  3. Intent for Personal Renewal: "I intend to awaken dormant energies within, promoting personal renewal and a sense of rebirth on my life's journey."

Once you have chosen or become clear on your intension say it out-loud and continue to sip on your cacao and blue lotus tea. 

Get in a comfortable position, shut down your eyes and take slow deep breaths to calm your mind. 

If your mind feels cluttered with thought simply come back to your intension, whisper it to yourself and continue with deep breaths.

Continue to meditation for 5-15 minutes or longer.

After your meditation it's always nice to re-read your journal entry from the start and reflect on it and anything that drop into you during your meditation. 

Stay Grounded x