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Gleti - West African Moon Goddess

Gleti is a moon goddess from the African kingdom of Dahomey, situated in what is now Benin. In Dahomey mythology, she is the mother of all the stars. An eclipse is caused by the shadow of the moon’s husband crossing her face.

brazil: candomble priestess by chester higgins | via laeticia |Tumblr

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laeticia: brazil: candomble priestess chester higgins [portfolio] candomble one of the many vestiges of African spirituality that surviv.

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