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Vodun : A Misunderstood Tradition

Vodun (Vodoun, Voudou, Voodoo, Sevi Lwa) ; More commonly known as Voodoo (vû’dû) to the general public. The term ‘Vodun’  is derived from the god ‘Vodun’ ; Worshiped by West African Yoruba men and women who lived in 18th and 19th century Dahomey. Its origins in Africa date back over 6,000 years.

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Animism In Modern Africa

Does Animism have a place in modern day Africa?

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Religious History of Mongolia

Tengrism originated with from the huns but lost it’s vibrance within the hun community when the Uyghur Khaganate’s proclaimed Manichaeism as their sovereign religion.

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Kappa: A Japanese Myth

The Kappa, otherwise known as the kawatarō, komahiki, or kawako is one of the yōkai (demons) of Japanese mythology.

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A childhood spent in a traditional Romanian village | Community Contribution

The village of my grandparents is located in the north of Romania, in the gorgeous historical county called Maramures.

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The Jataka Tales of the Buddha | Part 1

While the Buddha was staying at Jetavana Monastery near Savatthi, the wealthy banker, Anathapindika, went one day to pay his respects. His servants carried masses of flowers, perfume, butter, oil, honey, molasses, cloths, and robes.

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