Orixa Ninu Ile is a documentary about Candomblé that takes viewers through Ile Axe Opo Afonja in Bahia to take a look at specific Orisha and their worship. This documentary truly is a gem,… Continue reading
by Iya Melissa Isokuso means slang in Yoruba. While it’s undeniable that African languages did not survive as living languages in Brazil, there are several words – used by folks who are not even… Continue reading
The campaign – Testemunhos de Axe – was looking for people willing to share their stories about leaving the church and joining a terreiro. I reached out to one of the organizers, Renata Cassini, to find out more about the movement.
Mãe Stella de Oxossi explains why she decided to launch a YouTube channel as a way to combat inventions and misinformation in Candomblé.
One person was indicted in a police in a police investigation based on the Law of Racism for religious discrimination. According to the Civil Police, a man who identified himself as pastor Daniel Marins Francisco published a video on social media, where he appears breaking religious images of a terreiro.
“From the Head of Mãe Stella,” is a YouTube channel that will launch on September 25, 2017 featuring the wisdom of the Iyalorixa’s 78 years of religious and intellectual leadership.
Respect and punishment. This was the rally cry during the march in defense of religious freedom that took place at Orla Copacabana this Sunday afternoon by the Commission to Combat Intolerance.
The difference between finding answers to your questions about Orisha and looking for other information on the Internet is that people are more likely to be able to discern whether information is credible or not when researching topics where they’ve already got some level of familiarity.
One of the basic beliefs in Candomblé is that harmony is essential, and in order to have harmony there must be balance.