Walter Alarcón, sorcerer and president of the International Organisation of Shamans and Healers of Peru, on San Cristobal hill in Lima, Peru on Thursday. Photo: EPA-EFE
Walter Alarcón, sorcerer and president of the International Organisation of Shamans and Healers of Peru, on San Cristobal hill in Lima, Peru on Thursday. Photo: EPA-EFE
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Peruvian shamans gather to make 2023 prophesies

  • In Peru, shamans see end of Russia-Ukraine war in 2023, but ‘many dead’ in natural disasters in North America
  • The shaman ceremony, atop a sacred hill in Peru’s capital, is performed every year in late December

Walter Alarcón, sorcerer and president of the International Organisation of Shamans and Healers of Peru, on San Cristobal hill in Lima, Peru on Thursday. Photo: EPA-EFE
Walter Alarcón, sorcerer and president of the International Organisation of Shamans and Healers of Peru, on San Cristobal hill in Lima, Peru on Thursday. Photo: EPA-EFE
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