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Yemanja cult in Bahia
Yemanjá, the goddess of the sea, displayed as a beautiful woman in a Candomblé shrine (terreiro) in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil, 9 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 2nd, thousands of Yemanjá devotees participate in a colorful celebration in her honor. Faithful, usually dressed in the traditional white,...more »
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Date 9 Feb 2012
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