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The Origin Of Where The Word 'Iyawo' Came From

Many people use the Yoruba 'iyawo' when they want to say 'wife', but they do not know that the first word for wife in Yoruba was 'aya'. The word 'Iyawo' was gotten from two words, 'Iya' and 'Iwo' (sufferings in Iwo).

  2 months ago ago
The Origin Of Where The Word 'Iyawo' Came From

RELIGION

Main Reasons Why The Yorubas Call God “Olodumare" And What It Represents

The Yoruba, like the Jews in the Old Testament, use anthropomorphic phrases in expressing Olodumare’s qualities. Edumare is the Yoruba cognitive depiction of God. A knowledge of the concept of Olodumare will not be properly appreciated if we do not understand its etymological meaning.

  2 months ago ago
Main Reasons Why The Yorubas Call God “Olodumare

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.

  7 months ago ago
The Connection

RELIGION

Christians Must Stop Trading, Muslims Should Go To The Mosque And Gate Must Be Closed During Prayers - Oluwo

Oluwo of Iwo, Oba AbdulRaheed Adewale Akanbi has compulsory observing prayers for all the Muslims inside his palace, asked all the Christians to stop trading activists till they finish praying, he also said the palace gate must be closed anytime they are observing prayers.

  8 months ago ago
Christians Must Stop Trading, Muslims Should Go To The Mosque And Gate Must Be Closed During Prayers - Oluwo

CULTURE

The Story of How the World was Created by Olodumare

Every culture has a story or two about the origin of the world.The Yoruba people believe that Olodumare is the creator of every thing we see in the world.He is the supreme God that is all powerful and all knowing.The story of how the world was created by Olodumare is given below.

  6 months ago ago
The Story of How the World was Created by Olodumare

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.

  6 months ago ago
Story Of How Ile Ife Was Founded By Oduduwa

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

  9 months ago ago
Checkout Ten Yoruba Deities

CULTURE

Orisanla, Oduduwa And The Battle For The Earth - A Yoruba Myth

In a Yoruba myth that concerns the creation of the earth, there was a strong battle between two brothers Orisanla and Oduduwa that only the intervention of their father Olodumare settled it.According to the story, Olodumare wanted to create earth so he sent one of his Orishas to do the job.

  6 months ago ago
Orisanla, Oduduwa And The Battle For The Earth - A Yoruba Myth

ENTERTAINMENT

Names Of God In Different Nigerian Languages And Their Meanings

Follow the writer for more updates Nigerians call God different names.Although all the names still refer to him as God, but the difference in languages makes it look as if the names have different meanings.

  8 months ago ago
Names Of God In Different Nigerian Languages And Their Meanings

POLITICS

Check interesting story of how Man came into being according to Yoruba Empire.

There was different empire with their own views, belief, of how Man came into being.Many will get this article so bizarre.Because we are religiously rooted for now.But, can you believe a faith like this practiced before?

  8 months ago ago
Check interesting story of how Man came into being according to Yoruba Empire.

RELIGION

The yoruba traditional belief system

Many cultures of the world have a story to tell about their beliefs in the metaphysical.The Yoruba people also have their beliefs about the world.The yoruba traditional religion is made up of five beliefs.These beliefs are what guide every person in the yoruba land.

  6 months ago ago
The yoruba traditional belief system

RELIGION

Opinion: Babalawo's Èṣù is not the same as the popular Satan in other religions

Esu was translated as Satan when modern religion was introduced to the African people. But Who is Èṣù? Èṣù is one of the 801 Irunmole’s of Olodumare in fact, he is the “enforcer” otherwise the chief of staff to Olodumare. According to Yoruba spiritual system Èṣù is the custodian of the “Ase” that Olodumare used in creating this world and also the progenitor between Man and “Ajogun” (the negative or evil occurrences happening to man, ranging from Iku (Death), Arun (Sickness), Ejo (Problem)

  1 year ago ago
Opinion: Babalawo's Èṣù is not the same as the popular Satan in other religions

RELIGION

Understanding the world of Angels

Angel means servant, emissary, ambassador or messanger.  Angels are servants of God that bears message from God to ma and not from man to God, never.  Angels are spiritual being that possesses divine power that is superior. They are superior to man, that is why Psalm 8 verses 4 & 5 told us that man was made less suoerior to them.  4. *"What is man, that thou art mindful of him? and the son of man, that thou visitest him? 5 For thou hast made him a little lower than the angels.."* Angels are called in Yoruba

  1 year ago ago
Understanding the world of Angels

RELIGION

Did You Know That Olodumare Created The World? (Details)

A general term about how the world was created is a vast topic that needs more scientific clarification. Though there are popular claims and summaries about how our world came into existence, and one of them being the fascinating story of Olodumare. In African mythology, Olodumare, sometimes called Olorun is the Supreme Creator of the universe in Yoruba Religion. One of the most popular claims about how the world was created can be found in the Christian bible and many other holy books. Whatever you believe

  9 months ago ago
Did You Know That Olodumare Created The World? (Details)

ENTERTAINMENT

"I Love My King"-Lateef Adedimeji Claim As He Shares Adorable Photo With Ooni Of Ife On Social Media

Star Nollywood Movie Actor, Lateef Adedimeji show his affection and love for the Ooni of Ife as he shares nice picture on social media Lateef Adedimeji comes on social media platform Instagram to share an adorable photo of him posing with the Ooni of Ife, HRM Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi Ojaja II and he uses the medium to express her love and affection for the king through the caption section He wrote:- "I Love My King, So much love I gat for you my king. Your love for me and my love for you is out of this world @ooniadimulaife,

  1 year ago ago

RELIGION

Reason why Samuel Ajayi Crowther translated the devil as Esu

In Yoruba land, Esu is a very important Orisa, Esu is said to be the messenger for all other orisas, Esu is primarily an officer of special relations between Orun (heaven) and Aye (Earth). He is the "inspector-general" or Olodumare 's confidential assistant, making Olodumare 's final recommendation for the latter clearance. He also periodically reports to Olodumare on the actions of men and gods, on the inaccuracy of religion in general, and sacrifices in particular. One of the principal deities of the Aborisa

  1 year ago ago
Reason why Samuel Ajayi Crowther translated the devil as Esu

ENTERTAINMENT

"I Now Know Where You Draw Your Inspiration From"- Fan React As Lateef Adedimeji Share New Post

Popular Nigerian Nollywood Actor and film writer, Lateef Adedimeji come on the biggest photo and video sharing network Instagram to share a photo of his Courtney visit to Oni of Ife, Oba Enitan Ogunwusi Adeyeye on his official Instagram handle for his fans and followers to see and comments if need be. The Nollywood Actor, Lateef Adedimeji through his official Instagram handle identified as @adedimejilateef with the caption below. Lateef Adedimeji wrote: " I love my king so much love I got for you my king. Your

  1 year ago ago

SOCIETY

Horrors In Nigeria Ivory Towers

In the beginning when God (Olodumare) created heaven and the earth, the Bible recorded that everything was perfect. Although the world was without form, Olodumare, the omnipotent, omniscience breathed into the world, and it became perfect. God created everything, both living and not living, among his creation was Esu laalu ogiri oko, onile orita (meaning the devil) the dreaded one who lives at the T junction. Olodumare created Esu to praise, adore and glorify him on daily basis, but when Esu wanted to compare

  1 year ago ago
Horrors In Nigeria Ivory Towers

ENTERTAINMENT

Congratulations to the Ooni of ife, As a Prince is born

The Ooni of Ife sent An official message to the public to inform them of the birth of their heir through Mr Moses Onifare, the director of media and public affairs of the palace of Ooni of Ife. THE HEIR TO THE THRONE OF ODUDUWA IS BORN This is to officially inform the general public that The Almighty Olodumare has blessed the House of ODUDUWA with a crown prince as our mother Yeyeluwa, Olori Silekunola Naomi Ogunwusi gave birth to a bouncing baby boy at the early hours of this morning 28th of November 2020.

  1 year ago ago
Congratulations to the Ooni of ife, As a Prince is born

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,

  1 year ago ago
Meet The 5 Strongest gods In The Yoruba Land.