Yoruba religion The Yoruba religion comprises the traditional religious and spiritual concepts and practice 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 Religions of the world Ifa the religion of the Yoruba peoples Sponsored link Overview Yoruba refers to a group of cultures linked by a common language. 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 bound 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, 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 of the Niger Congo language family. 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 , I ve been interested in Yoruba religion ever since a Nigerian friend of mine introduced me to some of its beliefs They made a lot of sense to me and seemed strikingly similar to what I know of Eastern religions that aim toward union with the divine and thus all things. Religion and God AboutSanteria Outsiders sometimes call Santera or Regla de Ocha a primitive or esoteric religion In reality, it s neither The Yoruba people, who are the ancestors of the Lucum religion, had a highly civilized kingdom in Africa with a rich culture.