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Viet Beliefs in the Mother Goddesses of Three Realms. ©UNESCO 2014
Viet Beliefs in the Mother Goddesses of Three Realms

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To meet spiritual needs, everyday wishes and gain help in achieving good health and success communities in Viet Nam worship the Mother Goddesses of Three Realms: heaven, water, and mountains and forests. This includes the Mother of the World Li'u H'nh and other heroic spirits. The tradition involves daily worship, ceremonies, rituals and festivals. Transmitted by bearers such as temple priests, the activities provide a basis for social relations connecting the community and maintaining an aspect of its cultural heritage.

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Place/region: Viet Nam, Asia and the Pacific
Series: 2016 inscriptions on the Representative List
Type: Documentary
Authors and personalities: Nguyen Chị Ben, director. Monique Gross, participant.
Production: Nguyen Thi Hien, producer.Viet Nam National Institute of Culture and Arts Studies, sponsor.
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Rights: Viet Nam National Institute of Culture and Arts Studies

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