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CULTURE

The Connection "Obatala" The God of The White Cloth Has With 'Oduduwa"

The Yorubaland mythology had it that Obatala was the first or oldest son of Olodumare and his wife was Yemoo.According to history, Obatala was sent on earth to create land as he is the god of the sky.The story has it that he was dethroned because he was drunk and Olodumare sent his younger brother to continue and complete his work.

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CULTURE

Check Out The History Of "Oduduwa" Known As The Divine King Of Yoruba Land

Oduduwa is a fierce king but regarded as a divine king as well.He is indeed a warrior and a true leader.He is fierce for defeating his brother Obatala (king of white clothes) who was sent by the Lord of the skies (Olodumare) to earth, landing at Ife but failed to do his task due to Palm Wine.

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CULTURE

History Of Great Obatala

Obatala or Oshanla is an orisha also known as Obatalá in Nigeria or Oxalá in Brazil.Unlike other orisha such as Ogun, Sango (the god of thunder) Esu and others.Obatala is one of the Yoruba Deities that gains an international recognition.Some authorities equate the gentle Obatala with Christ and the Egyptian Osiris because he represents integrity, reason, innocence, harmony, the New Year, repentance, and resurrection.

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History Of Great Obatala

RELIGION

Checkout Ten Yoruba Deities

According to the Yoruba's, Olodumare (God) is the supreme being. He is the creator of humans, nature, and other lesser deities. The name Olodumare comes from the three Yoruba words Oni, Odu, and Mare which means the owner of the source of creation. The Yoruba believe that the lesser gods which are referred to as Orisha in Yoruba serve as an intermediary between Olodumare and humans. If they human desire anything, they will pray to the lesser gods (Orisha) they are worshipping and the Orisha will go to heaven

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Checkout Ten Yoruba Deities

RELIGION

The Yoruba Story Of Creation

According to the Yorubas, in the beginning, the universe consisted only of the sky, water and the wild marshlands. However, Obatala, the creator god, believed that the world needed more. He asked Olorun, the Supreme God, for permission to create mountains, valleys, forests, and fields and Olorun granted his request.

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The Yoruba Story Of Creation

CULTURE

Story Of How Ile Ife Was Founded By Oduduwa

The land of Ife, was founded by Oduduwa, even though people have been living there since the 9th century, some legends said that, he came from God, or even Mecca.There are two version of how the land of Ife was founded.The first version was that the God Obatala, was already in the land, but then he was invaded by a group lead by Oduduwa and he was defeated.

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Story Of How Ile Ife Was Founded By Oduduwa

TRAVEL

Ifon's Oro Festival Starts On Saturday, Visitors And Women Are Not Allowed Between This Time.

The Balogun family of Ifon town, and organizer of Oro festival has made announcement to the general public on the commencement of the town's yearly Oro festival starting tomorrow, Saturday, July 18, 2020 and will last throughout the week. During Oro festival, several rituals, which are forbidden for women and non indigenes to witness, are performed. Women and non indigenes, Ogberi, are to stay indoors throughout the night, usually 8pm to 5am. Oba Almoroof Adekunle Magbagbeola, the Olufon is the ruler over Ifon,

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Ifon's Oro Festival Starts On Saturday, Visitors And Women Are Not Allowed Between This Time.

RELIGION

Meet The Wife of a Nigerian King Who Is a Prophetess, Evangelist and Founder of a Christian Ministry

Nigeria is a county of many ethnic groups. These ethnic groups differ in language, tradition, and culture. This is the reason for the differences that exists among the heterogeneous people living in the country. The Yoruba people are one of the major ethnic groups in the country. They are people of rich culture and tradition. Despite the civilization that was brought by the western world, the Yoruba people have not left their culture and even tradition behind. Monarchs have existed in the culture for long and

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Meet The Wife of a Nigerian King Who Is a Prophetess, Evangelist and Founder of a Christian Ministry

TRAVEL

See Before And After Picture Of Ooni Of Ife Palace That Will Make You Love The Colour White

See Before and After picture of Ooni of Ife palace that will make you like the colour white. Everything you see in this life has meanings attached to it be it colours, structure or even pattern of building a house. Ile Ife is the city where the Yoruba believe their civilization began as well as the location where the gods descended to earth. According to Yoruba tradition, Ife was founded by the deities Oduduwa and Obatala when they created the world. When a new king takes office based on the traditions or the

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See Before And After Picture Of Ooni Of Ife Palace That Will Make You Love The Colour White

TRAVEL

Culture: History of Oduduwa.

Yorubaland is the cultural region of the Yoruba people in West Africa. It spans the modern-day countries of Nigeria, Togo, and Benin. Its pre-modern history is based largely on oral traditions and legends. According to Yoruba religion, Olodumare, the Supreme God, ordered Obatala to create the earth, but on Obatala’s way he found palm wine, which he drank and became intoxicated. Therefore, his younger brother, Oduduwa, took the three items of creation from him, climbed down from the heavens on a chain, and

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Culture: History of Oduduwa.

CULTURE

A Brief History Of The Yoruba tribe.

The Yoruba people began their history in Ile-Ife. The deities of Oduduwa and Obatala were the founder of the kingdom. They were believed to have created the world. The archeological settlement at Ile-Ife can be dated to the 4th century BC, with urban structures appearing in the 8th-10th centuries.

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A Brief History Of The Yoruba tribe.

ENTERTAINMENT

If You Don't Know How "Yoruba" Name Came About, Here is The Full Story (Pictures)

So many people are longing to know the fact about how the word YORUBA came about. Even most didn't even learn to know the creations details about how Yoruba's came about in the history of Nigeria. The documentary discussing the history of how Yoruba got there Name in Nigeria is the best interesting history Nigerians will always love to hear and know. The collision of Yoruba's and Hausa's brings about the the name been giving to the Yoruba's as YORUBA. bishop Samuel Ajayi crowther and some noticeable scholar

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POLITICS

"The God Of Thunder"- An Ancestral Father Of The Yorubas That Destroyed Enemies From The Sky

Imaginary Image Of Sango - (The God Of Thunder) It is believed in the Yoruba mythology that Sango who is also referred to as Jakuta is regarded as one of the mostly known Orisha; he is known to be the god of thunder and lightning, not only for the Yorubas but so many people also worship Sango in some other parts of the world. Statue Of Sango The Image above is a statue of Sango - (the god of thunder) in front of the electricity distribution company building in Marina Lagos State. So many of us may not know that

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RELIGION

The Mythical Story Of Oduduwa: The Ancestral Father Of The Yoruba's

Oduduwa is believed to be the ancestral father of the Yoruba's that was sent to carry out an assignment by Eledumare (God) alongside his Obatala who was his elder brother to go and create the earth. It was narrated that the brothers were given a chain, a handful of sand, and a five toed fowl alongside a note for guidance. While on their way, they came in contact with palm wine along the way, they both drank but unfortunately for Obatala who drank himself to stupor and couldn't continue with the journey was left

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The Mythical Story Of Oduduwa: The Ancestral Father Of The Yoruba's

CRIME

What you ought to know about Sango the God of thunder

Sango as the name indicates is one of the legendary gods in Africa which is believed to have originated from the Yoruba land in Nigeria West Africa. He is the third king of Oyo land, he has different names like Jakuta and Bade and many more . He was a very influential and powerful king whom made his kingdom successful and prosperous. He married many wives and bore several children. He widely refferred to as the god of thunder. Sango favourite colours were red and white he also loves the number 6. He is refferred

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What you ought to know about Sango the God of thunder

RELIGION

All You Need To Know About Yoruba, Their History And Culture Around The World

Yoruba Getty Image I will present the history of the four major ethnic groups in the country including Hausa, Yoruba and Igbo and Fulani for four days in a row. Continuing to bring you the history of Nigeria's major ethnic groups on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the country's independence, today we take a look at the Yoruba tribe which is one of the most populous ethnic groups in Nigeria. Who are the Yoruba? Cultural experts say that despite the mix of modern cultures, they have not made the Yoruba

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All You Need To Know About Yoruba, Their History And Culture Around The World

TRAVEL

What you should think about Sango the Lord of thunder

Sango as the name shows is one of the amazing divine beings in Africa which is accepted to have started from the Yoruba land in Nigeria West Africa.  He is the third lord of Oyo land, he has various names like Jakuta and Bade and a lot more . He was an extremely compelling and incredible lord whom made his realm effective and prosperous. He wedded numerous spouses and bore a few kids.  He generally refferred to as the divine force of thunder. Sango most loved hues were red and white he additionally cherishes

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What you should think about Sango the Lord of thunder

RELIGION

Human's Creation: Diverse Religious Beliefs and Myths

There's a certain question that has puzzled humans throughout time. The question is the reason why science and religion co-exist. Its the question of human creation. How human was created hasn't been proved by scientific facts and that might probably be for the best. According to the bible, humans were created from dust, Islam also gave a similar explanation while traditional beliefs vary across the world. In the Yoruba tribe, people were made by a god named Obatala. He came down and made Earth from a single

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Human's Creation: Diverse Religious Beliefs and Myths

RELIGION

7 Yoruba goddesses you should know

Yoruba is one of the largest ethnic group in Nigeria and a culture which have many gods they were serving before the Western world brought in religion which has circulated almost every part of the world ( Yoruba culture hasn't gone to extinction, buh seems to be practiced today on a low key). How they have all evolved is what we can't say precisely, as there were many beliefs about each goddess. 1. Obatala: The god of life and creation 2. Ogun: Goddess of iron. It's believed that those who serves him tends to

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7 Yoruba goddesses you should know

ENTERTAINMENT

Meet The 5 Strongest gods In The Yoruba Land.

The Yoruba people have their own mythological beliefs and God's they worship. Today I shall be giving you a list of the 5 most powerful diety gods in the Yoruba land. Before we begin, please click on the follow button above to get updated anytime I post a new article on the hub. Thank you. 1. Olodumare; According to the Yoruba mythology, Olodumare created all other god's and as such is the supreme god and also stands as the most powerful god in the Yoruba mythology. 2. Obatala; According to yoruba mythology,

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Meet The 5 Strongest gods In The Yoruba Land.