Hey! As you can see, I'm Epehuatl. I'm mainly interested in Native American paths, specially Mesoamerican, Andean and Lowland South American traditions. I came here so I could share my doubts and…Continue
"Well, Epehuatl, this Folk-Catholicism can be very useful to you, as such practices always incorporate the underlying pagan traditions. It would be useful to you to document such beliefs, but not in a manner that would insult these people (such as…"
"Yeah, I've been there before, but never got to meet them. Most of them practice folk-Catholicism nowadays, but if aí skim through the contemporary practice carefully enough, I think I'd be able to gather previous information about…"
"My question is, how do you know for certain it's truly dead and/or forsaken? Over the past 30 years, I've seen lots of groups and solitary practitioners of various, supposedly "dead" pagan religions coming forward, so take…"
"There are modern shamans who have traveled in Central and South America in an attempt to bring something back to the contemporary world, but I suppose that you are already familiar with them. So you do, in fact, find that you are alone. First, I…"
"I don't think it requires a community but still. If you take, for example, an Aztec recon. They are a rare species, but I'm sure there's more than one person. It's different than being probably the only person in the world to…"
Greetings. I've long been wanting to follow an old religion of an indigenous people in Northeastern Brazil. The problem is that it's been dead and forsaken since the 17th century, and the documentation is so fragmentary that few people have ever heard about it. How would you deal with being the only practitioner of your religion (I'm not sure if there's anyone here in such a situation)?