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  1. Umbanda is a syncretic religious movement, combining elements from orthodox Catholicism with submerged African and indigenous Indian spiritual beliefs.
  2. UMBANDA: A religion centering on the worship of the ancient African Gods who have been assimilated as Catholic saints.
  3. Umbanda is the Brazilian religion (Concone 1987) but was early on regarded as a Latin-American religion by its followers in Argentina.
  4. Umbanda is an urban phenomenon grounded in Central African influences but borrowing heavily from European influences and is integrated into urban environs.
  5. Umbanda is called " macumba " by some Brazilians, which is wrong. (Web site)


  1. Umbanda's image became irrevocably tied to this controversy.
  2. While the Orixas have specific genders, the spirits of Umbanda, not only can be of both genders but also can be incorporated by a medium of opposite gender.
  3. What fascinates me the most about Umbanda is the elimination of racial boundaries.
  4. They handle the religion of Umbanda both as a field of study and as a faith. (Web site)
  5. Umbanda is very rich in symbols and in cabalistic symbols. (Web site)


  1. Because of this accusation, for ten days Umbanda beliefs and practices were judged harshly in the media.
  2. We saw that during the 1980s they presented their beliefs and practices through the public performance of Umbanda ceremonies, with actual spirit possession.


  1. Organiza----o Federativa Primado de Umbanda, contendo informa----es sobre a organiza----o e a religi--o de Umbanda. (Web site)
  2. De la Umbanda al Africanismo: Identificacion etnica y nacional en las religiones Afrobrasilenas en Argentina.


  1. Of the several Macumba sects, the most important are Candomble and Umbanda. (Web site)
  2. In the latter half of the 20th century, the Afro-Brazilian Umbanda grew rapidly among transformation of Candomble that was first noticed in Bahia [19].


  1. Boris, it's odd that living in Rio you haven't seen umbanda manisfestations all around you. (Web site)
  2. Umbanda priests paved the way, converting to candomblé via initiations in Rio and Salvador. (Web site)


  1. Originating in Brazil in the early 20th century, Umbanda is a religion that blends Catholicism, Kardecist Spiritualism and Afro-Brazilian traditions.
  2. From the 1960s, many songs about Umbanda and the other Afro-Brazilian religions became popular. (Web site)


  1. Tambem tenho interesse em conhecer pessoas que queiram iniciar alguma coisa relacionada a Umbanda. (Web site)
  2. Tenho procurado por um Centro de Umbanda em New York ou nas proximidades. (Web site)

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  1. La diferencia es que en la umbanda los creyentes, los hijos de la religi--n, iniciados en una ceremonia especial, pueden dialogar con sus deidades. (Web site)
  2. Umbanda do Brasil Irmaos Este site tem o objetivo de esclarecer os praticantes e simpatizantes desta Umbanda de Todos N--s.
  3. Umbanda es una manifestaci--n divina, culto de car--cter m--stico religioso, proyectado en plano astral del Brasil, con fundamentos en la caridad. (Web site)


  1. Religious syncretism gave birth to modern Brazilian religions Umbanda and Candombl--.
  2. The syncretism that characterizes Umbanda is not a closed system, it is a process that is in constant mutation and adaptation to particular regional needs.
  3. Spiritism has influenced syncretism s like Brazilian Umbanda and Vietnamese Caodaism.


  1. Other spiritualist sects, such as Umbanda, combine African and non-African influences. (Web site)
  2. Temples practice both Umbanda, a syncretic variant with strong Spiritist and Catholic influences, and Batuque.


  1. Orishas do not arrive mainly to provide consultations, as Umbanda spiritual entities do, but to dance and share a sacred space and time with humans.
  2. Ing-txt Umbanda’s Pantheon is a meeting of spiritual entities linked to Orix--s and it is characterized by the great amount of these entities. (Web site)


  1. In order to explore this possibility, a general background on the origins of Umbanda, and an outline of its cosmology and practices is required.
  2. Besides, according to Leilah Landim, Umbanda presents a possibility of social mobility within its context, through the hierarchy of mediumship (104).


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