Aguiri encuto Enganga Muluguanga embonda ensara engando dianquisi Malongo.

Listen to the words of a Palo Monte’s Elder High Priest about the procedure to create a Bantu fetish for healing. Enganga es medicina, Enganga is medicine. For what, whom and how, you will see. Only if it is needed to be.

Todo nace del Espitu. Everything is born from Spirit. Ensambia ensucururí¹ Sambia Entoto.
Dios se revela, Dios del cielo y Dios de la tierra. Sambia enguatuca. Dios quiere. God wants.

Y nostros lo hacemos. And we do it.
Tata ensara malongo.
Con el favor de Dios. With God’s Blessings.
For this reason a real Engangulero knows so much about God and rarely speaks of brujeria.
La creacion, the genesis, contains a í±oca, a snake, which lies at the bottom of some cauldrons. But why? Porque Dios wanted us to fill a pot with dirts and stinky rotten stuff and pretend it is real and powerful?
Si, that’s a preconcept. I assume you can get it.

Copyright of the picture of Soul of Africa Museum, Essen. Used with kind permission

Manuel Congo

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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