LIMA, September 16 (Reuters) – with incense smoke, flowers and photos President Donald Trump and a rival to the Democrats Joe Biden, Peruvian shamans performed an ancestral ritual for the U.S. election on Wednesday, but there was little agreement on who would win on November 3rd. The vote.
Chanting and blowing a traditional Andean sink, shamans dressed in multicolored clothes called on Pachamama or Mother Earth to conduct the U.S. vote peacefully, without attacks or witches among rivals.
Shaman teacher Ana María Simeón said during a ceremony in a dimly lit room in an old building in the center of Lima that she was behind Biden.
“That’s why we clean him (…), we’ve seen them attack him witchcraft, with a black doll, with voodoo dolls they shade to remove him,” the shaman said with neck-decorated necks. .
During the ritual, shamans, dressed in Andean ponchos and cloaks, rubbed medicinal plants, fruit and even a live snake on photos of Democratic candidate Biden and Republican Trump.
According to a Reuters / Ipsos poll on Wednesday, Biden is 9 percentage points ahead of Trump among potential U.S. voters, and 50 percent. Expected voters are going to vote for Biden, with 41 percent.
“Good energy to Mr. Donald Trump,” said Master Shaman Pablo Torres, carrying a snake on one shoulder after spraying a strange liquid from Trump’s image.
“Why? Because he deserves it, he needs good energy, good follower vibration, ”he said. “It simply came to our notice then. He will win; he is the winner. ”
(Reuters TV report; written by Marco Aquino; edited by Adam Jourdan and Lisa Shumaker)
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