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Dreaming And Aboriginal Spirituality

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The dreaming is the core of the Australian Aboriginal People’s belief system. It is a metatemporal concept which presents the past, present and future as a complete and present reality. It provides an explanation of the origins of the universe, that is, the creation of the physical world through the actions of their ancestral spirit beings. These dreaming stories are a major part of aboriginal people’s identity and have been passed down over thousands of years through the forms of art, song, dance, story and ritual. It provides a strong reflection on Aboriginal spirituality and how it is closely linked to the land.
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