Daily Archives: 3/23/2017

Lên đồng

On today’s afternoon run to the temple I witnessed Lên đồng, “a ritual practiced in Vietnamese folk religion and the mother goddess religion Đạo Mẫu, in which followers become spirit mediums for various deities.” Of course, I had no clue … Continue reading

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Meanwhile … in the Maldives …

With Ritsu’s appointment as UNFPA Representative for Sri Lanka, she also took over the post as Country Director for the Maldives. And here she is on her first visit there. And one more post from this trip:

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