Pub. date: 2009 | Online Pub. Date: January 26, 2009 | DOI: 10.4135/9781412964623 | Print ISBN: 9781412936361 | Online ISBN: 9781412964623| Publisher:SAGE Publications, Inc.About this encyclopedia
The word Bubi is found among the Luba people of the Congo. In Luba religion and worldview, the term Bubi refers to the notion of evil or ugliness. When the word Bubi is used, it is intended to mean that which is contrary to the best and most ethical. It is the opposite of Buya (goodness or the beauty of character). The word Buya is significant because, as the opposite of Bubi, it shows the power of Bubi. When one The ...