The day of the Deads remember that One is risen and will save Them all.
A Messianic form of soteriology.

Haitians believed that François Makandal was their Jesus.
Dominicans had Papa Liborio Mateo.
Russians had Rasputin.
Kongos had Simon Kimbangu.

Every ethnic group got its Kalki.
Is the Messiah or Illuminated One a human need in times of oppression or a figure far beyond?


About Manuel Congo

A renowned Palero, Babalawo, Ajarn and Hougan, Manuel Congo lives in rural Italy, where he spends most of his free time touring on his custom Harley Davidson. An avid ethnographer and noted expert on Italian witchcraft, Manuel has spent decades working for elite clients around the world, conducting investigations in locales as far-flung as Togo and Thailand. He enjoys rainy days, BBQ and blondes.

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