A Dancer In Trance Possessed By The Voodoo Ghost Egungun , In Savalou , Benin . ...
Stockphoto ID: 1995660
File name: psvd_15.jpg
Format: digital, 4000+ pixels longest side
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Source: photographer Based in: Poland
Description: a dancer in trance possessed by the voodoo ghost egungun , in savalou , benin . egungun is the ghost of ancestors ; it possesses the dancer to give advice to members of the community . voodoo is a very complicated religion ; often not understood by westerners . it is estimated that voodoo is about 4000 years old . voodoos cradle in west africa is benin and togo . . . september 2006 . . more pictures available on request