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Yemanja cult in Bahia
A priest of Candomblé (Pai-de-santo, babalorishá) poses for a picture before the ceremony in honor to Yemanjá, the goddess of the sea, in Amoreiras, Bahia, Brazil, 3 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 3rd, hundreds of Yemanjá devotees participate in a colorful celebration in her honor....more »
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Date > 3 Feb 2012
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