Blagaj Tekke

In Mostar, the site of many tragedies in the latest Balkan conflict, an ancient Sufi temple stands at a sacred point of natural beauty. The waters and this faith have defined Mostar for a thousand years, but have they helped the town heal from modern tragedies?

Prophecy of Kremna

The village of Kremna in Serbia was once home to two self-proclaimed prophets. The cryptic messages and eery accuracy of their predictions has created an immense pride in the small town, and monuments to their stories, which predicted world wars and Serbian kings, still stand today.

The Pumping Rock

The Dobogoko park, located in the heart of Pilis mountains outside Budapest, is considered a sacred place by worshipers of the Hungarian Taltos traditions. The site has staid an integral part of Hungary throughout the years, and has been held sacred by politicians, religious leaders, and more.

Taltos – Sweat Lodge

The Karabaska group in Hungary, led by a Taltos, a Hungarian shaman, uses sweat lodges to celebrate an ancient holiday. By working with Native Americans, they piece together a culture that could only be found in old documents and legend.