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    Sara P.
    Sara P.
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    @sara_popovic

    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]

    #460103

    Mikhail Galamov
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    @mikhaila

    Are you sure that these healers are Orthodox or Catholic?  Just a bit of curiosity…

    #460117

    Vanya
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    @gaiuscoriolanus

    @mikhaila

    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.

    #460135

    aaaaa
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    @aaaaa

    Burn the heretic, kill the mutant, purge the unclean!

    #460192

    Mikhail Galamov
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    @mikhaila

    @gaiuscoriolanus

    Thank you.  That is really interesting.

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