- Religion and Philosophy
Mexico's Death Worshipers-- the Sect of Santa Muerte
Worshipers of the Grim Reaper
According to estimates, the Santa Muerte has about 2 million followers. These are people from all walks of life. Among the faithful find drug dealers, petty criminals, but also ordinary people who seek solace in The Reaper.
Worshipers of Holy Death, however, did not care about those allegations that they are a sect or heretics and earnestly beg The Reaper for a better life, money, or even for healing. People who believe in the awesome power of Santa Muerte , often attribute miracles, similar to those that occur in the Church, as coming from The Reaper.
Statues of the Holy Death, are also referred to as the Grim Reaper. Colors that make up the setting, have diverse symbolism. The colors: red, white, green and black; refer to love, happiness, financial success and security.