Mexican shamans cleanse faithful for good luck in 2022

Shamans provide cleansings

to ring in the new year

Location: Mexico City, Mexico

At the Sonora market locals can find

good luck amulets and spells

Some believe they will help them get rid of negative energy

VENDOR, KARINA PERES, SAYING:

"People come here hoping that we can help them, so we provide them with amulets. We prepare candles, we help them with cleanses, we make spells, rituals, a little bit of everything."

MARKET VISITOR, ALAN ROMERO, SAYING:

"I believe in cleansings. I think it's important to perform an end of the year cleanse to get rid of all the bad things brought by the passing year, so that you have a fresh start of the year on January the first, with a perfectly aligned aura."

Many shamans use smoke, herbs

and candles in the cleansing

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