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The cigar butts, used for predicting the future, are seen thrown on the ground in the corner of a street fortune telling shop in San Salvador, El Salvador, 18 February 2014. Due to the strong historical tradition of using tobacco by indigenous shamen in Americas, nowadays, the reading of tobacco is one of the most most widespread methods of divination, employed by esoteric practitioners and healers in all Latin American countries. According to the shapes of burn leaves, colors of ash and smoke, burning velocity and other factors, the experienced fortune teller interprets the manifested signs in relation with the supposed future of people involved in the tobacco ritual.
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The cigar butts, used for predicting the future, are seen thrown on the ground in the corner of a street fortune telling shop in San Salvador, El Salvador, 18 February 2014. Due to the strong historical tradition of using tobacco by indigenous shamen in Americas, nowadays, the reading of tobacco is one of the most most widespread methods of divination, employed by esoteric practitioners and healers in all Latin American countries. According to the shapes of burn leaves, colors of ash and...
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