Yoruba religion The Yoruba religion comprises the traditional religious and spiritual concepts and practices of the Yoruba people.Its homeland is in present day Southwestern Nigeria and the adjoining parts of Benin and Togo, commonly known as Yorubaland.Yoruba religion is formed of diverse traditions It has influenced a host of thriving traditions such as Santera, Umbanda, Trinidad Orisha, and Candombl. Ifa the religion of the Yoruba peoples Religious Tolerance Esu, an trickster deity who generates confusion but is also a protector Ibeji, the deity of twins Ogun, the god of iron, war, justice, and the chase. YORUBA RELIGION SHANGO cubanyoruba Shango is an Osha of the Head s Oshas group Shango is one of the most popular Oshas of the Yoruba pantheon, great warrior, he is the king of the religion Orisha of justice, the dance, the viril force, the thunderclaps, the rays and the fire, owner of the drums Wemileres, Il Bat or Bembs, of the dance and music he represents the necessity and the joy to live, the intensity of the life Yoruba Introduction, Location, Language, Folklore The Yoruba are one of the largest African ethnic groups south of the Sahara Desert They are, in fact, not a single group, but rather a collection of diverse people Religion der Yoruba Die Religion der Yoruba wird hauptschlich in Teilen Nigerias und des angrenzenden Benins praktiziert Sie ist auch der Ursprung einer ganzen Reihe religiser Traditionen, die heute hauptschlich in verschiedenen Lndern Amerikas blhen Zu diesen afroamerikanischen Religionen gehren Vodoun , Santera, Umbanda, Candombl, Macumba und noch einige weitere, wobei die Grenzen sowohl Yoruba people Britannica Yoruba Yoruba, one of the three largest ethnic groups of Nigeria, concentrated in the southwestern part of that country Much smaller, scattered groups live in Benin and northern Togo The Yoruba numbered than million at the turn of the st century They speak a language of the Benue Congo branch Fundamentals of the Yoruba Religion Orisa Worship Chief One of the best books written on the Yoruba Religion and its Orisha deities I am so happy I purchased this book years ago, I reccomened this book to a friend wanting to know about the Yoruba deities, their worship, prayers, chants and offerings as well as the sacred Odu. Yoruba This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the title Yoruba If an internal link led you here, you may wish to change the link to point directly to the intended article. a reason to believe Introduction to Yoruba religion Jan , Some of the information here is greatly put, but others are a bit off For example, Haitian Voudon, does not come from Yoruba cosmogeny, it comes from the Voudon religion of Benin, which has some similarities with the deities of Yorubaland, but at the same time has so liturgical, lingual, regional, nomenclature differences Religion and God AboutSanteria A misconception about Santera is that it s a polytheistic religion, or one that worships many gods This isn t strictly true There is one supreme God in the Lucum pantheon, who like the Holy Trinity of the Catholic Church, has three representations and three names Olodumare, Olofi, and Olorun.