Candomblé (Portuguese pronunciation: [kɐ̃dõˈblɛ], dance in honour of the gods
) is a syncretic religion, practiced mainly in Brazil by the "povo de santo" ... More »
In addition to the Yoruba candomblés, there are also those of Bantu origin,
espcially those known as Angola and Congo candomblés; and those of strongly
Candomblé is a syncretic religion, i.e. it includes elements of other faiths. ...
History. Candomblé translates as 'dance in honour of the Gods'. The African ...
Mikelle Smith Omari-Tunkara's Manipulating the Sacred is a rich and detailed
ethnography and art history about candomblé Nagô, the largest nation (sect) ...
Civilization (see David Wilkinson). Candomble has not has such universal
influence, but has played a particularly important role in Brazilian history.
Judaism has ...
Sep 16, 2013 ... So for much of its hidden history in Brazil, Candomblé practitioners would tell the
government they were Catholics, when they weren't. It was a ...
Interweaving three centuries of transatlantic religious and social history with
historical and present-day ethnography, Luis Nicolau Parés traces the formation
Primary Orixás of Candomblé. • Orixá Images. • Terreiros, Women & Ceremony. •
Terreiros, Gender, Ceremony & Rituals Graphic Organizer. • Origin of Egungun ...
The history of Candomble is also uncertain, but colonial period accounts of
nighttime dances (calundus, batuques) among enslaved Africans may have been
Candomblé Is an African-originated or Afro-Brazilian religion, practiced chiefly in
... to guest spirits, while some retain the names used in the nation of origin.