Promises of a ‘pir’: ‘We can cure anything — even dengue’

Promises of a ‘pir’: ‘We can cure anything — even dengue’“I have been wearing this ‘taveez’ (talisman) since I was a child. I believe it protects me not only from dengue but every other illness,” says Ali Hashmi, pointing to a charm around his neck. Hashmi – in his late twenties, works in Lahore and has not contracted the dengue fever yet – believes that every time he takes off the talisman, trouble finds him.

New Taipei hosts 'urban' aboriginal harvest festival

New Taipei hosts Taipei, Sept. 18 (CNA) Some 2,500 indigenous people in traditional aboriginal costumes celebrated their most important festival of the year in an urban setting in New Taipei Sunday rather in their more remote villages to thank the

Faith healer Mali celebrates award

Faith healer Mali celebrates awardWELL-KNOWN faith healer Nomthunzi "Mangconde" Mali and three other nominees were recognised for their community work when they received ecumenical awards at a ceremony on Wednesday night.

Peace Pipe Passed

Peace Pipe PassedKaryn Cissill of Palm Dessert, Calif., sixth generation grandchild to Chief Sleepy Eye, was in attendance to pass on the pipe to the Sleepy Eye Area Historical Society.
Karyn is the last of Chief Sleepy Eye’s lineage.
Bryan Jon Maciewski, an Ojibwa Native American Spiritual Leader from Cloquet, lead the ceremony with prayers as the sacred pipe was lit and smoked in Native American tradition.

Release Peter Aziz

Release Peter AzizShaman Peter Aziz age 51, was recently jailed for 15 months for supplying Ayahuasca to his patients. The main compound found in this visionary healing drink is DMT. This compound is listed as a Class A drug. However every single person on this planet takes that drug every night when they go to sleep.