Despacho Ceremony offered during a wedding ceremony ~ Washington, DC ~ 2017
A Despacho is a sacred offering, often in the form of a prayer bundle. The Despacho tradition originated in the high Andes mountains with the wisdomkeepers of the Andean communities of Q’eros. The Andean people create Despachos to honor births and weddings, to
Despachos are made as Ayni offerings. Ayni is a Quechua word that translates to Reciprocity. In the western world, we have lived for a long time as takers. The dominant religions and cultural traditions have led us to believe that the Earth is
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Angela Blueskies first encountered the Despacho Ceremony tradition in the Cusco area of Peru in 2005, during her first journey to Peru. She was connected with a young Andean shaman by a colleague, and he was happy to teach her
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