My name is Le Thi Thu Trang. I am 33 years old, married with two children, a shopkeeper in Hanoi, and I am also a medium, a thanh dong. I became a thanh dong when I was 25 years old, at the time I got married. Before that time, I had severe insomnia and whenever … Read more
Explaining Vietnam’s third biggest and perhaps most intriguing faith, the Cao Dai religion.
Since the beginning of time, humans have felt the need to use the secular to express the divine. From shamanic cave paintings to the pagan Golden Calf of the Israelites, from the slabs of Stonehenge to the storytelling panes of Notre Dame Cathedral’s windows, from the calligraphic decorations in Islamic sacred art to the familiar rotund … Read more