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Yemanja cult in Bahia
Hands of a priestess of Candomblé (Mãe-de-santo, iyalorishá) seen during the ritual ceremony in honor to Yemanjá, the goddess of the sea, in Cachoeira, Bahia, Brazil, 5 February 2012. Yemanjá, originally from the ancient Yoruba mythology, is one of the most popular ?orixás?, the deities from the Afro-Brazilian religion of Candomblé. Every year on February 5th, hundreds of Yemanjá devotees participate in a colorful celebration in her...more »
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Date > 5 Feb 2012
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