ki-apoga-pod

South American - A soul, in the lore of the Tupari. People of Brazil. Some say that, after the pabid leaves, the body is buried. Its heart then starts to get bigger and eventually bursts open to reveal a new being, the kiapoga- pod. A shaman pulls this new being, made of clay, out of the ground, shapes it into human form and, after giving it food and drink, releases it into the upper air where it lives. Referred to as ki-apoga-pod, pabid, pabid or ki-apogo-pod.

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