VOV.VN - Mother Goddess worship, or Dao Mau”, is very popular belief in an agriculture-based country like Vietnam, where farmers strongly depend on nature.
VOV.VN - The scent and sights of springtime are in the air in Ecopark as the country’s greatest annual TET (Lunar New Year) flower festival opens to sunshine and warmth with plenty of food and drink.
VOV.VN -An estimated 25 foreign diplomats in Vietnam have attended a Dao Mau (or Mother Goddess) ceremony paying homage to the deities that have power over all natural phenomena – droughts, floods, favourable weather and disasters.
VOV.VN-Mother Goddess Worship or Dao Mau, which began in the 16th century in Vietnam, is the worship of the incarnation of nature goddesses. The practice of the belief in Mother Goddesses has been recognized by UNESCO as an intangible cultural heritage of humanity.
VOV.VN - Hau dong, or "going into trance" ceremony, is a ritual of spirit mediumship practiced among followers of Dao Mau - a Vietnamese indigenous mother goddess religion.
Researchers have been working to find a way to protect and preserve authentic hau dong, a medium ritual used in the northern religion of Dao Mau, which worships the Vietnamese deity of Mother Goddess.