This is a phase of the cycle we can understand best by reading the Elderly Elders' own words. Having established the mood for the year in Soyal, the instructions tell the people to make themselves fit for communion with the Creator and His helpers. It is a time of washing off the old and corrupt and becoming clean. It is a time to dress up in new garments and new thoughts. Pa-mu-ya is a time of establishing a healthy environment for all things, for as the humans cleanse themselves, the impurities are also cleansed from Mother Earth. This is an entirely new approach to environmentalism. Because of what is being accomplished, the purification is a happy and social time, a prelude to a period of celebration.
In Pa-Mu-Ya, the water month (February), the Kachinas, the messengers between the Hopi and the cloud spirits, come to bring food and happiness to both young and old. This part is activated by the religious groups and by the religious and spiritual leaders of every phase of the ceremonials. No ceremonial is complete without the proper leaders - the religious priests. This purification month has an important part in our yearly cycle. There are many parts and dramas which are spiritually meaningful and complete the ceremonial. We need not explain much of it because the word itself, purification, is clearly explanatory to those with an open mind.
The Hopi Pa-Mu-Ya ceremony itself is only performed by the members of the sacred Pa-Mu-Ya Society. This ritual takes all day with the songs or chants, praying, blessing, and the purification of the land and all life on it. The purification ceremony is performed which cleanses away the impurities upon Mother Earth.
But you may do your own Pa-Mu-Ya as follows: