Who is the most powerful orisha God?
Ṣàngó is viewed as the most powerful and feared of the orisha pantheon. He casts a “thunderstone” to earth, which creates thunder and lightning, to anyone who offends him. Worshippers in Yorubaland in Nigeria do not eat cowpea because they believe that the wrath of the god of iron would descend on them.
Who is OSUMARE?
Osumare are a group who play modern African music. Osumare means rainbow in the Yoruba language from West Nigeria. Just like the colors of the rainbow the band combine different African music together to form their music which they call Osumare Beats.
Who is the orisha of wealth?
Olokun is believed to be the parent of Aje, the orisha of great wealth and of the bottom of the ocean. Olokun is revered as the ruler of all bodies of water and for the authority over other water deities. Olokun is highly praised for their ability to give great wealth, health, and prosperity to their followers.
Who is oya?
Oya is actually the opposite of death; she is symbolic of the air that humans breathe, and she can perpetuate life or death with her wrath (i.e., hurricanes, tornadoes). Practitioners of the religion believe she is Olofi’s (Oludumare: God in the Yoruba tradition) secretary, informing him of all Earthly events.
Who is Oba orisha?
Ọbà (known as Obá in Latin America) is the Orisha of the River Oba whose source lays near Igbon where her worship originates. During the wars of the 19th century, her centers of worship moved to the more secure town Ogbomosho.
How do you greet AJE?
If someone is working, you would say eku ise, meaning greetings for your work. The same thing too, if you see a business person or trader, for instance, you would greet, eku oro aje, meaning greetings over Aje’s matter. You could also ask, se Aje wa?
What orisha is purple?
|Venerated in||Yorùbá religion, Umbanda, Candomble, Quimbanda, Santeria, Haitian Vodou, Folk Catholicism|
|Symbol||lightning, the sword or machete, the flywhisk, water buffalo|
|Color||purple or burgundy, the rainbow|
|Region||Nigeria, Benin, Latin America|