Practices related to the Việt beliefs in the Mother Goddesses of Three Realms
UNESCO: Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity – 2016
Description: 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 Liễu Hạnh 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.
Country(ies): Viet Nam
© Viet Nam National Institute of Culture and Arts Studies, 2014
Duration: 00:10:02 – Support: DVD (0106400004)