The sacred things in life are often linked to those that help us reach a higher state of consciousness, well-being, and inner satisfaction. So whether you’re using physical sacred objects or objects that lead to holy enlightenment, there’s something that all stoners can take away from cannabis that offers a more open and explorative state of mind.
We’ve known psychedelics to be a massive help in opening one’s third eye or becoming more spiritually inclined with oneself. That said, the less powerful psychoactive drug cannabis offers hints of spiritual enlightenment and often evokes a need for meditation, creative work, or anything that helps soothe the soul.
Unfortunately, countless cannabis users don’t tap into their spiritual sides simply because they don’t believe in notions like this or are entirely unaware of the wonders that cannabis can provide.
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There’s a straightforward word to keep in mind: intent to open yourself up to spiritual enlightenment and a higher state of consciousness when using cannabis. We’ve all heard of manifestation and the law of attraction. If not, the law of attraction states that like attracts like, and negative attracts negative.
In a real-life scenario, if you’re constantly thinking negative thoughts and ideas, these seem to translate into a reality. Whereas if you focus on what you desire and want to achieve and FIRMLY believe in it, this almost resets your subconscious mind to let you work harder and bring these thoughts into a reality.
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How do we transfer this process into cannabis use? It’s easy and aesthetically pleasing too. We want to share a few tips for ritualizing your cannabis consumption through a dedicated altar. Altars are used in various religious and spiritual practices, but they all have one thing in common, meditation. Prayer is a form of meditation to become in touch with one’s emotions and ask for help from whatever higher power one praises.
Now that you’re familiar with the law of attraction, altars, and intention-setting, here’s how to ritualize your cannabis consumption for full enlightenment.
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First, dedicate a space that’s solely for smoking weed. This can be a desk, table, or anything sturdy enough to hold your goods. Next, proceed by decorating the altar in any way that pleases your eye; this can be with a tablecloth, healing crystals, incense, or anything that’s dear to you and helps you meditate.
Now that your space is set up grab your weed, tincture, edible, or any other necessities for cannabis ingestion and place them on the altar.
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The final step is intention. When you’re ready to get puffing, please don’t jump the gun and get right into it. You want to start by sitting down, turning on music that helps you meditate/relax, and thinking about what you want in that exact moment.
You want to get high, but at a larger scale, what do you want? Financial abundance? Love? Overall happiness? Close your eyes and imagine that smoking/eating/vaping the weed in front of you will grant you what you desire. Set your intention, for example, “this puff will allow me to reach my full potential,” or “this puff will steer me in the right direction of financial abundance.” Now that you believe in your intention puff away, and leave the rest up to the powers above.