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Shango For The Festival


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  1. Like all of the Yoruba gods (orisha s), Shango is both a deified ancestor and a natural force, both aspects being associated with a cult and a priesthood. The ancestral Shango was the fourth king of the town of Oyo. Oral tradition describes him as powerful, with a voice like thunder and a mouth that spewed fire when he spoke.
  2. Oshun, also spelled Osun, an orisha (deity) of the Yoruba people of southwestern keistamnylipbackmatulochihamahass.coinfo is commonly called the river orisha, or goddess, in the Yoruba religion and is typically associated with water, purity, fertility, love, and keistamnylipbackmatulochihamahass.coinfo is considered one of the most powerful of all orishas, and, like other gods, she possesses human attributes such as vanity, jealousy, and spite.
  3. Jan 06,  · Obatala festival trinidad and tobago (shango manifest) - Duration: nathaniel lewis 5, views. Obaluaye Festival Singing for Erinle - Duration:
  4. The Sango Festival is an annual festival that is celebrated during the month of August in the palace of the Alaafin of Oyo. It is a special day used to celebrate Sango, a popular Yoruba deity who was believed to possess magical powers.
  5. Mar 21,  · Directed by Edoardo Mulargia. With Anthony Steffen, Eduardo Fajardo, Maurice Poli, Barbara Nelli. () Anthony Steffen, Edjuardo Fajardo, Maurice Poli, Barbara Nelli, Andrea Scotti. Shango is a Texas Ranger who finds himself up against a former Confederate officer and his gang of thugs who have been terrorizing a local border town in search of gold.
  6. Shango leads a full red-blooded life and likes to party. He is in great demand as a drummer and his dancing talents cause severe outbreaks of funkiness wherever perpetrated. His special Feast Day is 4th of December and during this time he has a piper employed to play all the latest hits. His special number is six, and his favorite colors are.
  7. The Shango festival is celebrated each July in Yoruba land in the Lagos area. Shango is a powerful god in the Yoruba culture and represents thunder. Shango invokes both fear and revererence, and he is invited to administer justice when his name is taken in vain.
  8. The Shango festival celebrates the god of thunder, an ancestor who is said to have hanged himself. Lasting about 20 days, sacrifices are made at the shrine of the god, in the compound of the hereditary priest. On the final day, the priest becomes possessed by the god and gains magical powers. He eats fire and swallows gunpowder.
  9. Each year the Palais is the scene of a major festival for Shango that ranges from recitation of the Lord's prayer to manifestations of Shango’s spirit and animal sacrifices. At the festival, an entranced devotee, the elegunshango, dances to the sharp staccato rhythms of the bata drum and waves the staff, oshe, with violent and threatening gestures--and then suddenly draws it to himself in a motion of quiet serenity.

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