- July 16, 2018 at 1:39 pm #460045
Folk healers were a part of Slavic culture way before Christianity took over, but most of them disappeared once the traditional medicine started to ev
[See the full post at: Mysterious Whisperers: Folk Healers from Southeastern Poland]July 18, 2018 at 1:42 pm #460103
Are you sure that these healers are Orthodox or Catholic? Just a bit of curiosity…July 18, 2018 at 5:06 pm #460117
Mostly they are Orthodox Christians, but not all of them. And some of their “rituals” remind some Pagan stuff. There are men and women by the way (szeptun is a man and szeptunka is a woman).
What strikes me the most in this article is a claim that Southeastern Poland borders Belarus. 😀 The people who are the subject of this article live mainly in Podlasie, which is Northeastern Poland, which indeed borders Belarus. And there are plenty of Orthodox Christians there.July 18, 2018 at 8:45 pm #460135
Burn the heretic, kill the mutant, purge the unclean!July 19, 2018 at 12:17 pm #460192
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