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Traditional Shaman Ceremony Attracts New Yorkersi
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October 26, 2012 11:32 PM
Most New Yorkers identify with one of the three main monotheistic religions - Christianity, Islam and Judaism. Nevertheless, there's a growing interest in the traditional spiritual practices of indigenous peoples. VOA’s Adam Phillips takes us to a 'despacho' ceremony in the heart of Manhattan, which spotlights an ancient gratitude and prayer ritual rooted in the Andean mountains of Peru.

Traditional Shaman Ceremony Attracts New Yorkers

Published October 26, 2012

Most New Yorkers identify with one of the three main monotheistic religions - Christianity, Islam and Judaism. Nevertheless, there's a growing interest in the traditional spiritual practices of indigenous peoples. VOA’s Adam Phillips takes us to a 'despacho' ceremony in the heart of Manhattan, which spotlights an ancient gratitude and prayer ritual rooted in the Andean mountains of Peru.


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