Here’s another look inside of a terreiro. Fusion.net visited the Casa de Òsùmàrè in Bahia to film this short documentary about Candomblé. In English, some background is provided about the religion’s survival in Brazil… Continue reading
I’ve been coming across more and more English language material about Afro-Brazilian religions lately. Here’s a short clip about Umbanda.
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A terreiro (te-hair-o) is a religious temple where Candomblé adherents go for worship. Terreiros are both large and small, urban and suburban, luxurious and modest. The oldest terreiros in Brazil are well over 100… Continue reading
I came across this documentary teaser of ‘Ylê Aganã Asé Laburê’, based in São Paulo, Brazil. The primary reason I’m posting it is because it is one of the very few clips on… Continue reading
There seem to be many conflicting view points as to what these religions are, and that’s always bound to happen when a religion or tradition is oral rather than prescribed in a book.… Continue reading