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Yemanajá
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Yemanajá

A woman honors Yemanajá very early in the morning. Feb. 02, 2018. Salvador, Bahia. Brazil.

In Candomblé and Umbanda, every practitioner is believed to have his own tutelary orisha, which controls his or her destiny and acts as a protector. Yemanjá is one of the seven orishas. She is the patron spirit of the fishermen and the survivors of shipwrecks. She is often syncretized with either Our Lady of Regla in the Afro-Cuban diaspora or various other Virgin Mary figures of the Catholic Church, a practice that emerged during the era of the transatlantic slave trade.

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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 02.2018
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 29, 2018, 8:24 p.m.
Camera Make: Leica Camera AG
Camera Model: LEICA M (Typ 240)
Focal Length: 35mm
Shutter Speed: 1/30
Aperture: f1.7
ISO: ISO1600
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PHOTO LOCATION salvadro de bahia, Brazil