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El Santuario de Chimayó by flyingdoginc, via Flickr

El Santuario de Chimayó by flyingdoginc, via Flickr

El Santuario de Chimayo', Chimayo', NM.  A small room called el pocito[9] (the little well) contains a round pit, the source of "holy dirt" (tierra bendita) that is believed to have healing powers. An adjacent Prayer Room displays many ex-votos as well as photographs, discarded crutches, and other testimonials of those purportedly healed.

El Santuario de Chimayo', Chimayo', NM. A small room called el pocito[9] (the little well) contains a round pit, the source of "holy dirt" (tierra bendita) that is believed to have healing powers. An adjacent Prayer Room displays many ex-votos as well as photographs, discarded crutches, and other testimonials of those purportedly healed.

National Historic Site, Sanctuario de Chimayo. is a holy Catholic church. A small room called contains a round pit, the source of "holy dirt" (tierra bendita) that is believed to have healing powers. testimonials of those purportedly healed.[10][11]

National Historic Site, Sanctuario de Chimayo. is a holy Catholic church. A small room called contains a round pit, the source of "holy dirt" (tierra bendita) that is believed to have healing powers. testimonials of those purportedly healed.[10][11]

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