Buddhism

Freedom From Spirits in Cambodia

Rachel Chimits

Superstition and custom often weigh down people heavily, but one lady and her family has found relief through meeting Christ.

About 95 percent of Cambodians identify as Theravada Buddhist, though their particular version of Buddhism generally includes local ancestor worship, shamanism, and animism. A typical home there has one or more spirit houses, small shrines to keep good spirits and appease bad spirits so that they don’t harm the residents.