Working with Cacao in Ceremony - The energetic & spiritual properties

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An insight into the characteristics and the spiritual & energetic properties of Cacao from Bali, Peru & Bolivia

What is the difference between the specific cacao varieties and which cacao is suitable for which kind of work? Next to the sensory aspects such as the aroma, texture and taste, cacao has a spiritual and energetic dimension that unfolds, especially in a ceremonial setting. 


The Cacao Deva acts uniquely and individually on a personal level, through feelings, the heart, and intuition. Sometimes she envelops you, opens your heart and leads you into radiant landscapes. Sometimes she is a teacher helping you to see things more clearly. Sometimes she is a friend who tells you when it's time to let go, to surrender, or to fly off. But Cacao always teaches you - about balance, being human and the universal laws. Like a being from another time, it wants to hand over the codes for a connected way of living.


Cacao as a plant and spirit combined, is influenced differently and has varying energetic aspects depending on the conditions of growth and countries of origin. The following overview gives an insight into the energetic and spiritual dimension of cacao varieties from Bali, Peru and Bolivia.

Cacao from Bali

This cacao from Bali is floral, very soft, and mildly sweet in taste. It has a smooth texture and a slight acidity, which, combined with the sweet flavours of the cacao, create a beautiful harmony.



Energetic & Spiritual Properties

‘A loving invitation into the heart of beauty’


The Cacao from Bali is like a loving balm, acting particularly on the energetic heart, (rather than the physical) by creating a sense of connection. This cacao has a very gentle power that respects individual boundaries and only touches layers we are familiar with. The power is loving, gentle and enveloping. By working with a larger quantity (30-35g), this cacao acts even deeper on the energetic heart, showing us the potential that resides in our spiritual nature, rather than delving into painful aspects.


Through the path of beauty, we are shown what we can gently let go of, to fully tap into this potential. Through the heart energy the inner space is broadened, establishing a protected connection to cosmic realms. In its spiritual essence, this cacao is an invitation into the heart of beauty.


This very gentle cacao is imprinted with the energy and the colors of Bali and is compatible for loving and connecting cacao rituals, both for individuals and groups.



This Cacao is no longer produced and we say Thank you for many magical and beautiful heart-moments. 

Cacao from Peru

This cacao from Peru, with a spirited temperament is beautifully intense and firm in texture. It contains light notes of coffee & pepper, with a pleasant acidity, which means it tastes subtly yet naturally hot.



Energetic & Spiritual Properties

‘A powerful invitation into the essence of clarity’


The Cacao from Peru acts in its spiritual essence with a structured clarity and robust presence especially on the first three chakras (base, sacral and solar plexus chakra). This cacao enters the inner space with beautiful precision, aiming to give us a gentle gift: the gift of clarity. The deva leads us into inner landscapes with lush nature and mountains that carry the energy of stability and wisdom. The spiritual essence of this cacao is both loving and very clear with a fiery intensity. In larger quantities (30-35g) we feel rising heat in the body.


With this transformational energy, we are invited to journey deep, and when we surrender fully to the intensity, the deva offers clear messages and release. Layers that have long been forgotten can be touched and transformed.


This cacao, full of character, embodies the energy of the complex Peruvian landscapes and is suitable for clarifying, grounding and transformational cacao rituals, both for individuals and groups.

Cacao from Bolivia

This wild-harvested cacao from Bolivia is very balanced, soft, floral, and sweet in taste. It is reminiscent of honey and has a light, pleasant acidity with a touch of salt, carrying tones of the sea.



Energetic & Spiritual Properties

‘A sacred invitation into the dream of the New Earth’


The wild-harvested cacao from Bolivia is exceptional, balanced and complete in its spiritual essence. This cacao activates and restores the roots and connects us to Pachamama, Mother Earth, a connection we urgently need in this time of creation. From there, the deva takes us lovingly into the realm of the heart, to be explored in great depths. At the same time the channel upwards is re-calibrated, and the third eye and the crown chakra are touched. This is felt as a balancing of the energetic bodies.


The gift of this cacao is a reminder of the preciousness of life. It touches all senses and unfolds in spacious, powerful waves throughout the energetic system. This cacao paints aspects of the sea, the rainforest and nature in a very healing way and reminds us of an Earth as we dream it to be - in harmonious balance and in its fullest expression of a sacred life.


This extraordinary wild harvested cacao from Bolivia carries the codes of wholeness and is suitable for deeply cosmic cacao rituals both for individuals and groups.

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