Some say that before the Spaniards arrived, a hot spring that then flowed near the site was sacred to the Tewa Indians for its healing powers.
|Pilgrims coming to El Santuario de Chimayó|
One man carries a cross
|Mission Santuario de Chimayó|
|Offerings left on the fence of Chimayó|
|Prayer Room crutches discarded by those healed|
|Petri dish filled with blessed dirt|
|El Posito, the sacred sand pit behind the altar|
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