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  Umbanda
Umbanda is a syncretic religion that emerged from the Macumba which in turn, originated out of the African Banto religions.
Umbanda is very rich in symbols and in cabalistic symbols.
As a syncretic religion in the "conga" (altar) are found images of Christ, Mary, and Various Saints from the Christian tradition, Buddha, from the Buddhist tradition, Iemanjá and others from the Candomblé tradition, indigenous and pretos-velhos (old-fls) from the Brazilian tradition, gypsies and dissimulated representations of demons.
philtar.ucsm.ac.uk /encyclopedia/latam/umbanda.html   (756 words)

  
 Ing-txt
Umbanda’s Pantheon is a meeting of spiritual entities linked to Orixás and it is characterized by the great amount of these entities.
Umbanda's practices are influenced by the several practices adopted of another religions, even so the ones that prevail are the one of African origin.
Considered as OXÓSI's phalangers, Caboclos of UMBANDA are the consultants and even witchdoctor, move away the obsessores, teaching to the followers the use of this or of that herb, for this or that purpose.
www.angelfire.com /ca4/Umbanda/Ing.html   (4527 words)

  
 Spartanburg SC | GoUpstate.com | Spartanburg Herald-Journal
.Umbanda is a syncretic religion based on the worship of Angolan spirits, brought to Brazil by the African slaves during the colonial period, and on elements drawn from Brazilian popular culture.
Umbanda is an urban phenomenon grounded in Central African influences but borrowing heavily from European influences and is integrated into urban environs.
Umbanda is juxtaposed with Quimbanda which now reclaims its identity as a separate, more African religion and distinct from both Macumba/Umbanda and Candomblé.
www.goupstate.com /apps/pbcs.dll/section?category=NEWS&template=wiki&text=Umbanda   (1401 words)

  
 UNHCR - Argentina: Treatment of Umbanda practitioners; availability of state protection (2000-May 2001)
While information on the number of Umbanda temples in existence in Argentina could not be found among the sources consulted by the Research Directorate, approximately 500 Afro-Brazilian religious temples have been formally registered by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, International Trade and Cults (Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores, Comercio Internacional y Culto) (ibid.).
In a 15 October 1998 report, the Buenos Aires newspaper Página/12 claimed that 75 per cent of Umbanda practitioners in the Buenos Aires areas were women between 40 and 50 years of age, and that these individuals were predominantly from middle or working class backgrounds.
However, Alejandro Frigerio claimed that the heightened visibility of Afro-Brazilian religions in the 1980s led to an increasingly negative public image in the latter half of the decade, which was further compromised by allegations that a temple leader had been involved in the ritual killing of a girl in 1992 (ibid.).
www.unhcr.org /home/RSDCOI/3df4be0b1c.html   (688 words)

  
 Umbanda
Umbanda is the name of an Afro-Brazilian religion that mixes teachings of Alan Kardec` spiritism, Catholicism and sects brought by the African slaves.
The practice of Umbanda usually is directed by a man or woman called "Pai (or Mãe) de Santo" (saint's father or mother), or "Chefe de Terreiro" (Yard Chief), a medium that could incorporate died people's spirits, called "Entidades" (Entities).
Umbanda is divided in Linhas (Lines), each one headed by an Orixá (spirit with a mission) and composed by Legiões (Legions), subdivided in Falanges (Phalanges).
www.geocities.com /arrudax/umbanda.htm   (881 words)

  
 Religious Movements Homepage: Macumba
Umbanda derives from the Hindu aum-gandha, meaning "divine principle." It gathers its beliefs about spiritism and spiritual healing from both African religions and Hinduism and Buddhism.
If the boats sink, the orisha Yemanji (who is associated with the Virgin Mary of the Catholic faith) has heard the prayers of devotees and will continue her support for another year.
They handle the religion of Umbanda both as a field of study and as a faith.
religiousmovements.lib.virginia.edu /nrms/macu.html   (805 words)

  
 UNHCR - Brazil: Treatment of followers of the Umbanda religion by authorities or the general population
No reports on the treatment of followers of the Umbanda religion by authorities or the general population could be found among the sources consulted by the Research Directorate.
In one case a live chicken being taken by visitors to inmates at a prison for use in Umbanda rituals was found by guards to have cocaine in it, with the apparent purpose of smuggling the drug inside the prison (O Estado de Sao Paulo 4 June 2000).
This crime reportedly caused an uproar in the Parana town of Guaratuba, with dwellers stoning both the house of the accused and the prefectura which was headed by her husband at the time; the accused included the pai-de-santo, his two assistants, and two former officers of the prefectura (ibid.).
www.unhcr.org /home/RSDCOI/3df4be1534.html   (613 words)

  
 Macumba, Umbanda, and Orishas in Brazil
The main altar, which is known as "Conga," is usually decorated with large numbers of images and objects, illustrating the complexity of the Umbanda pantheon.
Umbanda started between the wars, at a time of strong nationalism, and sees itself as a patriotic religion.
Umbanda Centers are thus centers for evaluating and resolving a multitude of conflicts which assail people in their daily lives.
www.stirlinglaw.com /ea/macumba.htm   (766 words)

  
 Página/12 Web :: Sociedad :: Territorio umbanda
La umbanda argentina ofrece un panorama curioso y mestizo, con babalorixás judíos y un crecimiento exponencial.
La diferencia es que en la umbanda los creyentes, los hijos de la religión, iniciados en una ceremonia especial, pueden dialogar con sus deidades.
En la esquina hay un kiosco por el que pasaron por cigarros mujeres con polleras anchas de bahiana a las que les han cosido siete enaguas, hombres de diseñados trajes blancos que parecen haber elegido con sumo cuidado las sandalias de igual color, niños como ángeles con vestidos vaporosos.
www.pagina12.com.ar /diario/sociedad/3-61710-2006-01-15.html   (1935 words)

  
 Umbanda Defended - Gridskipper, the Urban Travel Guide
the point is, religion has played a major role in shaping brazil and as a travel blog that spews out such awesome bon mots on a regular basis, i expected at least a more informed diss on umbanda, or barring that, more detailed reporting.
Nothing described in Umbanda's practice or theory strikes me as any less or more superstitious than, say, a nicely florid Catholic mass.
Previously: Umbanda in Rio, The Biggest and Everything Else: The World s Top Cities, Rio de Janeiro: World s Sexiest City, Hot Boobs Lifted
www.gridskipper.com /travel/rio-de-janeiro/umbanda-defended-131333.php   (481 words)

  
 Aonde.com :: Resultado da procura por: 'ervas+umbanda'
O primeiro portal de umbanda e candomble, com chat, email gratis, para ser visitados por todas as religiões.
na segundo manifestacao dando inicio a Umbanda, considerado fundador da Umbanda.
Organização Federativa Primado de Umbanda, contendo informações sobre a organização e a religião de Umbanda.
www.aonde.com /buscadas/ervas_umbanda.htm   (438 words)

  
 Aonde.com :: Resultado da procura por: 'umbanda'
Irmandade Espirita de Umbanda São Jorge, Santo Andre, SP Umbanda esotérica sem atabaques e imagens de santo.
A Umbanda na visão de um eterno aprendiz: Deus, os Orixás, os Exús, a Magia, o evangelho, enfim, a teogonia, cosmogonia, androgo
Umbanda SP Informações sobre orixás, entidades, falanges, pontos cantados, mp3 etc...
www.aonde.com /buscadas/umbanda.htm   (396 words)

  
 Le religioni in Italia: Il candomble' e l'umbanda
Si possono però segnalare alcune presenze a Roma e soprattutto a Milano, dove nel 1995 una tenda di umbanda fondata da un italiano si trasforma in terreiro di candomblé; dopo l’incontro fra il fondatore e un pai-do-santo emigrato in Italia, Gerson de Oxóssi.
Alcuni studiosi lamentano la “corruzione” che la spontaneità dei riti afro-brasiliani subisce quando questi si trasformano in umbanda e sono, per così dire, “ricolonizzati” dall’uomo bianco.
Pierluigi Lattuada, Sciamanesimo brasiliano: il simbolismo, l’iniziazione, le pratiche di guarigione dell’Umbanda, Xenia, Milano 1989; Angelina Pollak-Eltz, Umbanda en Venezuela, Fondo Editorial Acta Cientifica Venezolana - Consorcio de Ediciones Capriles C.A., Caracas 1993.
www.cesnur.org /religioni_italia/m/movimenti_sviluppo_06.htm   (910 words)

  
 Umbanda: Blogs, Photos, Videos and more on Technorati
Porém, José Queid Tufaile no seu texto "As origens da Umbanda", afirma que para compreendermos o surgimento desta ímpar religião é crucial que entendamos, que "o mundo não se resume só nas actividades, nem na cultura que observamos à nossa volta".
For reasons discussed quietly under tighter filters, I'm growing many tiny fiery chili peppers and bringing along rather a few folks.
Once done, obviously they have to be dried before achieving their ultimate purpose--which, to be politic, we will dub "rum-based chili liqueur".
www.technorati.com /tag/Umbanda   (410 words)

  
 Excite Deutschland - Society - Religion and Spirituality - African - Diasporic - Umbanda
A structured course on Buddhism, Buddhist meditation and spirituality.
Portuguese-Brazilian woman, born Catholic and converted to Umbanda and Yoruba religion, is willing to correspond in English with people who want to learn how Ifa divination, Yoruba culture, and Umbanda are practiced in Brazil.
Information about this Brazilian religion, how men and women practice umbanda rituals, pictures and music for free download.
www.excite.de /directory/Society/Religion_and_Spirituality/African/Diasporic/Umbanda   (112 words)

  
 Santeria, Macumba, Abacua, Candomble, Palo Mayombe, Umbanda, Voodoo-Hoodoo, Condemnations, Egyptian religion, Art ...
Santeria, Macumba, Abacua, Candomble, Palo Mayombe, Umbanda, Voodoo-Hoodoo, Condemnations, Egyptian religion, Art Gallery
They may offer to the gods "humans", instead of animal sacrifices.
Both came from the bantues tribes of Congo; "Palo Mayombe" to Cuba, and "Umbanda" to Brazil...
www.religion-cults.com /Ancient/Africa/Africa1.htm   (1238 words)

  
  CD Baby: DUDU TUCCI: Amacy - Cantos de Umbanda
Umbanda Music - Dudu tucci's dream came true to release an album of these Umbanda songs - a brazilian mixture of indian and african shamanism
UMBANDA is a brasilian religion, a mixture of indian and african shamanism.
The UMBANDA songs and religion are still very important in Brazil today, at all levels of society.
www.cdbaby.com /cd/dudu5   (305 words)

  
 Umbanda, Essa Desconhecida Summary
Umbanda, this stranger is a workmanship of excellent importance for all those that want to know more on this religious lode that resurged in Brazil in 1908.
Many are unaware of, but ours umbanda was born in one of the first races of the humanity: the atlantes, of the “endária Atlantis.
Umbanda, this stranger, is a workmanship that informs of complete and detailed form, the secrets of this so important magical and cosmic movement, despertando-in the ones for the true mission of the mediunidade and alert-in the ones for practical been improper and the inconsistentes ones that try today in confusing them.
www.shvoong.com /books/occult/248942-umbanda-essa-desconhecida   (267 words)

  
 purevolume™ | Los Umbanda
They met in that school and that was also the place where they had their first gigs, at the auditions the school organized in the 90s.
Los Umbanda are currently working on their fifth album which will continue consolidating their extremely personal style as they explore new rhythms and sounds.
Musicians from Los Umbanda met in the patio at the J.P. Esnaola National Music School, where they were all students in the beginning of the 90s.
www.purevolume.com /losumbanda   (720 words)

  
 African American Registry: Umbanda, a source of faith from Africa!
Umbanda is the name of an Afro-Brazilian religion that mixes teachings of Alan Kardec` spiritism, Catholicism and sects brought by the African slaves.
The practice of Umbanda usually is directed by a man or woman called "Pai (or Mre) de Santo" (saint's father or mother), or "Chefe de Terreiro" (Yard Chief), a medium that could incorporate died people's spirits, called "Entidades" (Entities).
Umbanda is called "macumba" by some Brazilians, which is wrong.
www.aaregistry.com /detail.php3?id=2604   (201 words)

  
 Religión Umbanda - La Umbanda
Hablar de la Umbanda es trasladarnos a un pasado de la historia de la humanidad, ya que todo comenzó con la llegada de los europeos al continente americano.
Umbanda es una manifestación divina, culto de carácter místico religioso, proyectado en plano astral del Brasil, con fundamentos en la caridad.
Es muy interesante que pueda presenciar nuestra sesión espiritual de Umbanda, porque comprobará los diferentes milagros que se realizan, ya que los espíritus citados, tienen el poder de realizarlos, curando, sanando a todos los enfermos, dando claro ejemplo de los fundamentos de esta línea espiritual.
www.religionumbanda.com.ar /umbanda.htm   (1265 words)

  
 Umbanda
The practice of Umbanda usually is directed by a man or woman called "Pai (or Mãe) de Santo" (saint's father or mother), or "Chefe de Terreiro" (Yard Chief), a medium that could incorporate died people's spirits, called "Entidades" (Entities).
Umbanda is divided in Linhas (Lines), each one headed by an Orixá (spirit with a mission) and composed by Legiões (Legions), subdivided in Falanges (Phalanges).
It is curious to observe that, before this, Gildette always hated anything related to Spiritism, Umbanda or religions in general, as she said: "turning my face back and keeping away when passing near Umbanda things".
helenita89.vilabol.uol.com.br /umb.html   (837 words)

  
 Umbanda
Umbanda is one of the topics in focus at Global Oneness.
Umbanda is a monotheistic, syncretic religion based on the worship of Angolan spirits, brought to Brazil by the African slaves during the colonial period and others b...
In those communities, greater and lesser spirits are worshiped directly when they descend into the bodies of devotees or specially trained mediums; once among their followers, the spirits transform the behavior and appearance of the one possessed and offer transcendent advice for the spiritual and material problems of their congregations.
www.experiencefestival.com /umbanda   (858 words)

  
 Candomblé/Umbanda?
Umbanda was born, a religion that would come to best encapsulate Brazil's multifaceted religious evolution.
It was, however, only as late as the 60s that candomblé; took hold of the city.
Umbanda priests paved the way, converting to candomblé; via initiations in Rio and Salvador.
www.fortunecity.com /skyscraper/parallax/1548/id64.htm   (1095 words)

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