Rememberings of a Congo Entotila, Guatucán Engangas Enquisas. Lo que quedó de Mwanicongos. The Spiritual Giants of Old Cuba, the “Jedi Master”.

En la “cátedral” del sacerdote-brujo en 2004.
Field antropology de un americanista en la diaspora religiosa Afro-Cubana. Dedicada a mi prof. Eoghan Craig Ballard, Ph. D..
From Ivy league rooms to the field researches.

Compartiendo recuerdos que marcaron la obra y el paso. Un Camino Real, Congo Real, Entotela.

A young myself showing a nerdy sixpack profile in the main Temple room of a Congo Quimbisa House in Havana. Unfortunately Mons +Morales died shortly after, de fitibó, suddenly and quickly. By mercy of God, en gracias de Dios, Sambiampungo Sambiatulendo poderoso Cristo del Buen Viaje.

Había una dimensión espiritual. El aire era tenso y tercio. Thick air and spiritual portals and dimensions almost impossible to explain to the mere scientist and academic, even to the mystics. A mixture of Science and Magic, the Congo Spagyrics…
Estava muy pero muy atento. I was feeling like Karl Laman and Castañeda.

A piece of chalk became a Jedi light saber, to draw a firma, a spiritual signature of significance. Para vencer lo malo. To fight evil back.

Congo Quimbisa Batalla

Siete Rayos

El Indio Burdumay

Santa Barbara Bendita

Virgen de la Caridad del Cobre

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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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