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Viet Beliefs in the Mother Goddesses of Three Realms

Language: Multilingual

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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Topics and Tags
Place/region: Viet Nam, Asia and the Pacific
Series: 2016 inscriptions on the Representative List
Type: Documentary
Production and personalities:
Director: Nguyen Chị Ben
Participant: Monique Gross
Producer: Nguyen Thi Hien
Coproducer/sponsor: Viet Nam National Institute of Culture and Arts Studies
Published in:
Rights: Viet Nam National Institute of Culture and Arts Studies

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Original: DVD
Location: EV only
UMVS reference: HQFS-CLTICH-2016-RL-0106400004
Source ref.: DOC:0106400004. CAND:01064
Rights holder: UNESCO ; Viet Nam National Institute of Culture and Arts Studies