Tag Archives: areyto

Christmas in the Island of Enchantment

On a frosty dawn in December, when the sun began to shine the earth, I woke up to witness a shower of snow enveloping the ground with a pearly quilt. Mesmerized by the flow of snowflakes, I contemplated the naked … Continue reading

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Los indígenos borinqueños

A través de nuestra historia, los crónicos e investigadores, concluyeron que nuestros antepasados indígnenos borinqueños, tuvieron una corta vida en la Tierra. Con el descubrimiento de Puerto Rico, en el 1493, los indios taínos le dieron la bienvenida a los … Continue reading

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The Gift of the Taínos

When we discover our authenticity, and honor the roots of our origin, we become enlightened Boricuas (Taíno name for Puerto Ricans). Through this awareness, we learn to perceive our world as a magical place, teaching us the Taínos that happiness is a journey to the heart. Continue reading

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Areyto – The Dance of the Taínos

Even though only the cacique and the bohíque were the ones establishing communication with higher spiritual realms, the purifying state they were all able to reach through the areyto ceremony, would benefit each one of them, allowing them to receive grace, wisdom and joy. Continue reading

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The Dance of the Boricua

Don’t ask Puerto Ricans to stay still for too long because if they are seating down and there is music in the room, their feet will start to rhytmically follow the compass of the musical notes. Continue reading

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