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Of course, the shaman didn't do his cleansing free. He preferred pesos & wnated to "do" two at once because of the duality that is central to his belief system.

He began at the head.

Moved down the body (apparently this woman was less than thrilled at having to undergo purification).

Then, after cleansing the legs, the shaman swept the pollutants away from the person & the village out toward the lake.

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