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Ancient Mirrors of Womanhood - Chapter 29, Iamanja Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 29, Iamanja Summary and Analysis

A Brazilian poem about Iamanja, the Goddess of the Sea, tells about the ritual that honors her. On the eve of the Summer Solstice, the people gather on the beaches of Brazil. They release sacred boats filled with flowers and prayers for Iamanja, Holy Queen Sea. Floating logs are set on fire to light the mounds of flowers upon the boats.

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