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Cristina Garcia Rodero VENEZUELA. Yaracuy state. Sorte mountain. Maria Lionza cult. 2006. Asceticism. © Cristina Garcia Rodero | Magnum Photos
Cristina Garcia Rodero Coronation by the Yaracuy river. Sorte mountain, Yaracuy state, Venezuela. 2006. © Cristina Garcia Rodero | Magnum Photos
Cristina Garcia Rodero Lionza cult. Invocation at Saint Juan of Aguas. Sorte mountain, Yaracuy state, Venezuela. 2006. © Cristina Garcia Rodero | Magnum Photos
Cristina Garcia Rodero Maria Lionza cult. The transfer of energy. Yaracuy state, Venezuela. 2006. © Cristina Garcia Rodero | Magnum Photos
Cristina Garcia Rodero Maria Lionza cult. Spiritual development. Yaracuy state, Venezuela. 2004. © Cristina Garcia Rodero | Magnum Photos
Cristina Garcia Rodero The promise of a Friday saint. Yaracuy state, Venezuela. 2006. © Cristina Garcia Rodero | Magnum Photos
Cristina Garcia Rodero Maria Lionza cult. The first trance. Yaracuy state, Venezuela. 2006. © Cristina Garcia Rodero | Magnum Photos
Cristina Garcia Rodero Spirits in the night. Venezuela. 2008. © Cristina Garcia Rodero | Magnum Photos
Cristina Garcia Rodero Maria Lionza cult. The dagger of liberation. Yaracuy state, Venezuela. 2006. © Cristina Garcia Rodero | Magnum Photos
Cristina Garcia Rodero Maria Lionza cult. Sorcery. Sorte mountain, Yaracuy state, Venezuela. 2007. © Cristina Garcia Rodero | Magnum Photos
Cristina Garcia Rodero Maria Lionza cult. The handing over of the body to the Spirits. Sorte mountain, Yaracuy state, Venezuela. 2006. © Cristina Garcia Rodero | Magnum Photos
Cristina Garcia Rodero Maria Lionza cult. Purification. Sorte mountain, Yaracuy state, Venezuela. 2005. © Cristina Garcia Rodero | Magnum Photos
Cristina Garcia Rodero Maria Lionza cult. The defeat of Evil. Sorte mountain, Yaracuy state, Venezuela. 2006. © Cristina Garcia Rodero | Magnum Photos
Cristina Garcia Rodero Maria Lionza cult. Flames against the madness. Sorte mountain, Yaracuy state, Venezuela. 2006. © Cristina Garcia Rodero | Magnum Photos
Cristina Garcia Rodero Maria Lionza cult. Between the heavens and the Earth. Sorte mountain, Yaracuy state, Venezuela. 2006. © Cristina Garcia Rodero | Magnum Photos
Cristina Garcia Rodero Maria Lionza cult. A collective vigil for strength. Sorte mountain, Yaracuy state, Venezuela. 2006. © Cristina Garcia Rodero | Magnum Photos
Cristina Garcia Rodero VENEZUELA. Yaracuy state. Sorte mountain. Maria Lionza cult. 2007. The spirit of death. © Cristina Garcia Rodero | Magnum Photos
Cristina Garcia Rodero VENEZUELA. Yaracuy state. Sorte mountain. Maria Lionza cult. 2008. The receipt of spiritual fluids. © Cristina Garcia Rodero | Magnum Photos
Cristina Garcia Rodero Maria Lionza cult. The farewell to Erika the Viking. Sorte mountain, State of Yaracuy, Venezuela. 2004. © Cristina Garcia Rodero | Magnum Photos