hasina

(from the article `nature worship`) The concept of hasina among the Merina (Hova) of central Madagascar is very similar to that of mana. It demonstrates the same aristocratic root ...
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Hasina

[Madagascar] Hasina is the concept of sanctity and imbued authority in the traditional culture of Madagascar. An individual is believed to be imbued with hasina, which can be augmented or diminished by their actions or by the tribute or authority conceded to them by others. Rulers in traditional society were the ultimate embodiment of hasin...
Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hasina_(Madagascar)
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