Newsweek] Increasing military tensions between North Korea and the U.S. aren’t just causing concern for East Asia—in Peru, four shamans have performed a ritual in a bid to save the world from a third world war.
shamans carried their instruments, skulls, flowers, candles, American
and North Korean flags to a hill just outside the capital of Lima on
Monday and built an altar pointing to the four cardinal points.
part of the ritual, they placed hot spices, incense, fruit, herbs and
stones on posters of U.S. President Donald Trump, North Korean leader
Kim Jong Un and Russian President Vladimir Putin. They then made a plea
for peace and “to avoid any unnecessary deaths,” shaman Juán Osco
explained, quoted in Spanish news agency Efe.
“We are doing a special ritual for peace between the U.S. and North
Korea because they are using all the best modern weapons, but the world
demands peace and not conflicts, wars, destructions and slaughter,” Osco told Euronews.
shamans, who are considered to be physical and spiritual healers,
closely follow world events in their rituals. Some of the shamans who
performed the ritual on Monday were also involved in one just ahead of
the U.S. presidential election in November. At the time, EFE reported,
their predictions on the winners differed: Osco forecast a victory for
Democrat candidate Hillary Clinton, while shaman Marino de los Santos
said Trump would win because of his “spiritual powers.” Read More