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Benin's Mysterious Voodoo Religion Is Celebrated In Its Annual Festival Nigerian Yaruba dressed as voodoo spirits perform during a voodoo ceremony in Ouidah, Benin. Each spirit represents the reincarnation of a dead member of the Nigerian Nagu clan.

Somba people - Benin

This is a village in Benin, complete wit traditional huts made bye the inhabitants. It's very popular in West African culture to build your own home.

* Ouidah, Benin, voodoo ceremony - Egungun spirit

Benin voodoo festival - in pictures

Benin's Mysterious Voodoo Religion Is Celebrated In Its Annual Festival by Dan Kitwood :: Ouidah, Benin

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【先祖と接続する服】アフリカの聖地に降臨した「エグングン」に深層心理が恐れまくる

OUIDAH, BENIN - JANUARY An 'Egungun' spirit stands during a Voodoo ceremony on January 2012 in Ouidah, Benin. The Egungun are masqueraded dancers that represents the ancestral spirits of the Yoruba, a Nigerian ethnic group, and are believed to visi

Good discussion on voodoo religion among Egungun in Benin.

An Egungun during the Voodoo ceremony in Benin. Voodoo is an official religion…

Egunguns in Cové, Benin.  Egungun' is a Yoruba word and means: 'the souls of the dead who have returned to earth for a short time to pass on specific advice to the living'.

Egunguns in Cové, Benin. Egungun' is a Yoruba word and means: 'the Immortal Souls of the "Dead" who have Returned to Earth for a short time to pass on specific advice to the living'.

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