Brazil - Salvador - Tradition - Candomble Practice
A man under the trance of an Orisha spirit dances during a Candomble practice in Salvador, Bahia. Candomble is an African-inspired or Afro-Brazilian religion. Candomble draws inspiration from the African Diaspora, but it mainly features aspects of the religion of the Yoruba Orisha religion. This ceremony was in honor of the Boidadero, in reference to the indians who helped slaves escape slavery. The participants enter into a trance state and assume various forms and costumes depending on the Orisha who has possesses them.
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