Ancient Mayan Ritual Alcohol Enemas


View of Chac Mool Altar at Chichen Itza, Quintana Roo, Mexico. ElOjoTorpe / Getty Images

Like many ancient cultures, the civilizations of Mesoamerica had a vast and rich history of unique cultural practices, spiritual beliefs and ceremonies, some of which may seem bizarre to people in the modern day. In this episode, Ben and Noel examine a common practice from ancient Mayan culture: the ritual alcohol enema.