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The Philosophy of Olodumare and Shango

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Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages142
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Open LibraryOL7558808M
ISBN 100595376169
ISBN 109780595376162
OCLC/WorldCa63759591

Moreover, he cannot part with this mystical power that exist in the mystical instate. The term is also translated as "Deities", "Divinities" or "Gods". The Orisa that gathered calmed Yemaya down by fanning her with a Abebe fan and she sent word to Oggun that she was summoning his presenceto which his reply returned of "NO". This candle pays homage to Yemaya, or the Lady of Regla. Shango has application to the metal structure that is to say consciousness. This is the first, I might add, doctrine, I am not being supercillious, where the metaphysical structure is true.

He compensated Orishanla by assigning him the work of creating humankind. Praying to this Orisha A lover of partying and music, there are an abundance of offerings for this Orisha. Individuals are called to become devotees of a specific Orisha either by declaration of the oracle or by possession. The light was the beginning of the infinite, where everything began and ended. Shango is said to have played bata drums to summon storms; they continue to be used by his devotees for that purpose.

Bolaji Idowu. She did not need anyone to tell her that she was in the presence of Olodumare the creator of the kingdom. Practitioners throw them to read messages from the spirits. The ancestral Shango was the fourth king of the town of Oyo. Or could it be the cerebral cortex itself?


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The Philosophy of Olodumare and Shango by Oswald Eckles Jr Download PDF Ebook

Idowu, the First Patriarch of the Methodist Church of Nigeria from topublished his first book, a theogony and cosmogony of the Yoruba religion of West Africa, in Oral tradition describes him as powerful, with a voice like thunder and a mouth that spewed fire when he spoke.

Once more Oshun demonstrated how great she was. Lots of folklores have beyond their literary meaning. The maraca is used to greet the orisha Eleggua.

Philosophy of Olodumare and Shango

The others where astounded and did not know what to say. This article is published under the Creative Commons 4. From handfuls of earth he began to mold figurines. It goes like this. There will be no need to retreat because you will be with me and you will help me in all of my needs.

Yoruba religion

These deities are also to mediate between man and the forces of nature for a world of harmony. His faithful followers, however, claimed that he really ascended to the heavens on a chain.

He went straight to earth and challenged Oduduwa. Brandy, Carolyn. It was here that Oshun was able to convince Oggun to follow her back to the kingdomwhere the others thought Oshun would fail.

It is inconceivable to have a religion without some form of sacrifice, however modified or refined it may be. They are strong, bold, and sexual and love to be the center of attention.

The Metaphysics of Shango and the philosophy of Olodumare

Defeated in the eyes of the majority of his subjects, Shango left Oyo and committed suicide by hanging himself. Altman, Thomas. Double-headed thunderstonesbelieved to contain powerful mystical energy, symbolize Shango and his control over thunder and lightning. He can be mischevious or serious.

This extension of land is from the formless seas that formerly occupy the earth. Someone who writes on Yoruba religion can thus be The Philosophy of Olodumare and Shango book a religio-philosopher.Ifa: the religion of the Yoruba peoples.

Sponsored link. Overview: Yoruba refers to a group of cultures linked by a common language. They occupied an area bounded by the Niger River, and including what is now known as the Benin Republic, southwestern Nigeria, and part of Togo.

They held a belief system in common: the Ifa religion. Mar 12,  · tjarrodbonta.com Here are the 43 best African spirituality books for beginners, and Elders alike.

As. The book contains a lot of information about the Yoruba tribe's mythology, deities and beliefs, but with each reference made to Olodumare, I felt like the author was describing Yahweh/Jehovah under a different name. I'm not saying that this is a bad book, but it's definitely not what I had expected/5(3).Olofi pdf Olofin is the name given to one of the three manifestations of the Pdf God in the Santería religion.

Olofi is the ruler of the Earth. [1] The Supreme God has three manifestations: Olodumare, the Creator ; Olorun, ruler of the heavens; and Olofi, who is the conduit between Orún .The book kind of says the same thing over and over.

But it's an over all good read. Olodumare is like saying god in Yoruba. And Shango(Aires,Amun) represents principles and 4/5.Law in Traditional Ebook Philosophy: A Critical Appraisal What is law?

The word ‘law’ has been variously defined by lawyers, judges, ot her scholars of diverse.