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Unformatted text preview: September 14, 2011 APY377 Video: “The 11 Powers” There are 11 dominant gods, the 4 compasses plus the four angles, plus the lower upper and middle worlds. There are two priests for those shrines and one exorcist priests Exorcism: driving out by ritual means The festival had been called a ‘Great Demon Exorcism’ to reduce the demonic side of the Gods and resume the rightful balance of everything (Last Page Chart) – ex: Christianity – the horizontal dimension above and saints are on the middle dimension Video: “The Spirit Possession of Alejandro: Andes Mountains in Bolivia Alejandro is an old man and is having supernatural experiences Three claims – 1) it really happened (based on cultural beliefs) 2) he’s lying (old man, all alone, last of his generation – may be lonely to put him in center of attention because a lot of people attend him) 3) these things really did happen in HIS perception (no way of knowing, these things are happening in his bedroom at night) We have to go by what he tells us, but he is visited by a whole lot of different spirits; these spirits...
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- Fall '11
- Ghost, Demon, Alejandro, Exorcism