By Anna Hunt
According to the beliefs of several ancient cultures, the early morning hours may be ideal for meditation and spiritual reflection. New Age and spiritual circles will also claim that if you wake between the hours of 3 a.m. and 5 a.m., you may be going through a spiritual awakening.
Although it’s difficult to prove if any of these claims are true, I would like to share some beliefs of the Secoya tribe of Ecuador. This indigenous tribe’s way of life is entwined with its traditions and ceremonies, even today, when most of the world has become Westernized.
Spiritual Hours of Shamanic Healing Ceremonies
The shaman elders of the Secoya conduct powerful healing ceremonies using plant medicines. In their culture, they plan these gatherings during late night hours and early morning. They believe that each night, at around 3 a.m., benevolent spirits descend upon the earth. As well, theThis post was originally published on this site