Wonder in the hidden Mexico
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Wonder in the hidden Mexico

My guide, Pepe, told me how the San Juan Chamula church was intriguing because of…

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Shamans rouse the ancient Siberian spirits
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Shamans rouse the ancient Siberian spirits

A shaman, in the dictionary definition, is ‘a person regarded as having access to, and…

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Paws-some: Shaman blesses dogs at Grand Army Plaza
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Paws-some: Shaman blesses dogs at Grand Army Plaza

These dogs get blessed in show. A Prospect Heights mystic worked her magic on a…

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Native American flutes: Long history, lots of sounds
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Native American flutes: Long history, lots of sounds

Debbie Rivers learned to play the flute on the traditional silver instruments, but for the…

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Blessing ceremony returns land to natives
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Blessing ceremony returns land to natives

The sun slid behind the mountains and a Cheshire moon rose above the flat plateau…

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Ayahuasca in Peru: Mysterious and Magical Medicine
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Ayahuasca in Peru: Mysterious and Magical Medicine

n the Amazon rainforest there grows a vine called ayahuasca (which translates to “vine of…

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Archaeologists Discover 9,000 Year-Old Talisman Meteorite That Was Worshipped By Primitive People
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Archaeologists Discover 9,000 Year-Old Talisman Meteorite That Was Worshipped By Primitive People

A meteorite fragment dating back 9,000 years was discovered in a shaman’s hut by archaeologists,…

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Nigerian official warns pastors and healers to stop making false Ebola-cure claims
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Nigerian official warns pastors and healers to stop making false Ebola-cure claims

African governments are doubling down on efforts to contain the widening Ebola outbreak in West…

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Hot in Mexico: Sweating it out in a Mayan Temazcal steam bath
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Hot in Mexico: Sweating it out in a Mayan Temazcal steam bath

(CNN) — Aarti Aziz and her husband Moosa are locked inside a pitch-black concrete dugout…

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A mixture of faith and medicine
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A mixture of faith and medicine

When 18-year-old Gopinathan (name changed) of Varichiyur underwent a behavioural change owing to his addiction…

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