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The Afro-Brazilian Art of Capoeira: Myth, Legend, Ritual, and Game

In 2008 I began a new journey into the study and training of the Afro-Brazilian martial art Capoeira.  It was only fitting that I take the opportunity to delve deeper into the historical and cultural understanding of Capoeira and its roots as part of my Pacifica course in the African and African Diaspora Traditions.   3.479 mais palavras

The Orisa of Volcanos

By Ifawumi and babalawo Ifaseun

 Father os Sango, Aganju is a very ancient and powerful Orisa associated with Volcanos.
His strenght and determination bring his devotee to conquer all their visible and invisible enemies, he helps in the growth of the individual, he brings his devotees to the self realization. 494 mais palavras