Te Huarahi o te Rakau Rangimarie
The Path of the Peace Staff encompasses simple movements that are known as open eyes prayer / meditation in action. The format begins with a prayer to honor the Divine Creator and Earth Mother (Papatuanuku). Two movements of preparation are taught to prepare the Mind, Body and Soul, and to allow the participants to relax. Following this are the graceful movements to honor the guardians of the 7 Elements of Nature; Earth - Water - Wood - Metal - Chrystal - Wind - Fire. The same prayer movements are done to close the ceremony.