Na prvi pogled, ova dolina izgleda kao minijaturni tematski park u kojem posetioci mogu da vide najveća svetska čuda bez odlaska na skupocena putovanja. Sa 800.000 sledbenika i 600 povezanih hramova u celom svetu, Dolina izlazećeg sunca je jedna od najbrže rastućih verskih zajednica u Brazilu, piše National geographic.

Izgrađen u Planaltini, satelitskom području u okolini Brazilije, jezerski kompleks sadrži piramidu, hram poput svemirskog broda, šestougaoni molitveni centar i nekoliko skulptura u obliku elipse.

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My latest for @natgeo ( link on my bio) Joana D’arc, a Sunrise Valley follower, dresses in a Samaritan outfit—inspired by the story of the woman who met Jesus at a well in the Gospel of John. — During the new brazilian capital’s construction, the esoteric leader Neiva Zelaia moved to Brasilia and bought a small ranch in a valley to start a small esoteric community which according to her spiritual guides would light the humanity to a new era. Based on this believe, Zelaia built a big religious complex mixing all those ancient civilizations’ aesthetics and symbols. From an Egyptian pyramid’s close to Hebrew 6 pointed start lake, or a huge Jesus Christ image in front to an Incan temple, a village grew around these esoteric structures and that mystical imaginary became part of its residents’ daily life. Decades later, The Sunrise Valley turned into a 25.000 residents’ district where men driving motorcycles in Celtics wizard costumes or women holding Greek amazon’s spears while shopping are easily found in the streets, but also became a big spiritualistic doctrine with over 800.000 followers and 700 temples in Brazil, Europe and North-America. #everydayeverywhere #noicemag #rentalmag #humansmagazine #ReportageSpotlight #everydaybrasil #everydaylatinamerica #contemporaryphotography #photocontest #onassignment #reportage #magnumphotos #hikaricreative #5d #canon5d #worldpressphoto #achadosdasemana #gettyreportage #photostory #photodocumentary #photojournalism #fotoperiodismo #fotojornalismo #documentaryphotography #burndiary #burnmagazine #immigration #imigracion #fotografiadocumental #valedoamanhecer

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Precizno izgrađen, kompleks oslikava složene, sveobuhvatne doktrine i verovanja izvučene iz raznih religija i civilizacija uključujući hrišćanstvo, hinduizam, judaizam, Inke i drevni Egipat.

Prema sledbenicima Doline izlazećeg sunca, vanzemaljci su počeli da naseljavaju Zemlju pre 32.000 godina kako bi unapredili ljudske civilizacije. Bića su se od tada vraćala na Zemlju kroz uzastopne inkarnacije preko različitih kultura i era. Članovi Doline, poznati kao medijumi, veruju da su oni poslednja inkarnacija – Jaguari.

Dolinu izlazećeg sunca je 1959. godine osnovala Neiva Čavez Zelaja, poznata kao “teta Neiva”. Udovica sa četvoro dece je prvo radila kao vozač kamiona u Braziliji, a potom je bila u pokretu koji se zalagao da Rio de Žaneiro postane glavni grad Brazila. Tada je počela da doživljava “spiritističke epizode” za koje je kasnije verovala da su zapravo posete duhova iz vanzemaljskog sveta.

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My latest job for @natgeo . ( link on my bio) My very special thanks for @andrevilaron , @deboraafss and @go2fernandomota and all my dear friends from the Valley. — During the new brazilian capital’s construction, the esoteric leader Neiva Zelaia moved to Brasilia and bought a small ranch in a valley to start a small esoteric community which according to her spiritual guides would light the humanity to a new era. Based on this believe, Zelaia built a big religious complex mixing all those ancient civilizations’ aesthetics and symbols. From an Egyptian pyramid’s close to Hebrew 6 pointed start lake, or a huge Jesus Christ image in front to an Incan temple, a village grew around these esoteric structures and that mystical imaginary became part of its residents’ daily life. Decades later, The Sunrise Valley turned into a 25.000 residents’ district where men driving motorcycles in Celtics wizard costumes or women holding Greek amazon’s spears while shopping are easily found in the streets, but also became a big spiritualistic doctrine with over 800.000 followers and 700 temples in Brazil, Europe and North-America. #everydayeverywhere #noicemag #rentalmag #humansmagazine #ReportageSpotlight #everydaybrasil #everydaylatinamerica #contemporaryphotography #photocontest #onassignment #reportage #magnumphotos #hikaricreative #5d #canon5d #worldpressphoto #achadosdasemana #gettyreportage #photostory #photodocumentary #photojournalism #fotoperiodismo #fotojornalismo #documentaryphotography #burndiary #burnmagazine #immigration #imigracion #fotografiadocumental #valedoamanhecer

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Dva medijuma obično rade u paru tokom rituala. Apara, ili prijemni medijum, ima zadatak da fizički inkorpopira duh, dok indoktrinatorski medijum preuzima zadatak da poduči duh i pomogne mu da odbaci duhovni svet. Sledbenici veruju da rituali takođe pomažu medijumima da iskupe karmičke dugove iz svojih prošlih života.

Ipak, većinsko društvo i verske zajednice u Brazilu često izbegavaju Dolinu, kategorizujući je kao kult. Napetost je posebno velika između članova Doline i evangelista koji su sagradili crkve u blizini zajednice, usmeravajući članove na konverziju.

– Evangelisti smatraju da da su sledbenici Doline pod uticajem đavola – kaže Keli Hejs, vanredni profesor religijskih studija na Univerzitetu u Indijanopolisu.

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My latest for @natgeo (link in bio) During the “Mother’s blessing” ritual, when the nymphs call for the African godness Yemanjá energy, one of the most important and sacred rituals at the Sunrise doctrine. — During the new brazilian capital’s construction, the esoteric leader Neiva Zelaia moved to Brasilia and bought a small ranch in a valley to start a small esoteric community which according to her spiritual guides would light the humanity to a new era. Based on this believe, Zelaia built a big religious complex mixing all those ancient civilizations’ aesthetics and symbols. From an Egyptian pyramid’s close to Hebrew 6 pointed start lake, or a huge Jesus Christ image in front to an Incan temple, a village grew around these esoteric structures and that mystical imaginary became part of its residents’ daily life. Decades later, The Sunrise Valley turned into a 25.000 residents’ district where men driving motorcycles in Celtics wizard costumes or women holding Greek amazon’s spears while shopping are easily found in the streets, but also became a big spiritualistic doctrine with over 800.000 followers and 700 temples in Brazil, Europe and North-America. #everydayeverywhere #noicemag #rentalmag #humansmagazine #ReportageSpotlight #everydaybrasil #everydaylatinamerica #contemporaryphotography #photocontest #onassignment #reportage #magnumphotos #hikaricreative #5d #canon5d #worldpressphoto #achadosdasemana #gettyreportage #photostory #photodocumentary #photojournalism #fotoperiodismo #fotojornalismo #documentaryphotography #burndiary #burnmagazine #immigration #imigracion #fotografiadocumental #valedoamanhecer

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