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As the statues return to the church they pass a line of kneeling youths, each clutching a very large Easter candle. Each family has sent a representative, usually a young lad. In the nave they move slowly forward on their knees to lay the candle on Ruk'u'x Muxux — "Heart of the Navel" — the purple cushion that covers the hole that is the navel of the world.

The satiated statues return to the church at dawn.