Olorun, whose name means owner is the sky-god of the yoruba people he is also known as olodumare (almighty) according to the yoruba people, olorun created the world and mankind. See list of yoruba praise and worship songs - 1 21 olorun to da awon oke igbani - lyrics olorun toda awon oke igbani eyin ni mo fi ope mifun 2ce tani un o tun gbega o bi ko se baba loke tani un o tun fi ope e fun olorun to da you are the god of heaven and earth kabiye o si ooo kabiye o. The gods of the yoruba (called orishas) live in orundu-nla, the sky the first city of the yoruba was ife, founded by obatala, but it now lies under water. Because he is olorun's linguist and the master of languages, eshu is responsible for carrying messages and sacrifices from humans to the sky god olódùmarè : god in yoruba belief by bolaji idowu, ikeja : longman nigeria (1982. Olorun t'o da awon oke igbani eyin ni mo fo ope me fun olorun t'o da awon oke igbani eyin ni mo fo ope me fun t'ani n'wo tun gbe ga 0 bi ko se baba l'oke tani n'wo tun fi gbogbo ope mi fun olorun t'o da awon oke igbani eyin ni mo fo ope me fun my god who created the ancient hills i give all my praises to you my god who. Nigerian gospel artiste abraham richmond wali also known as ab richmond releases new single titled olorun, which means god in yoruba (a nigerian dialect) olorun is a soft tone, with an essence description of the love of god, the attributes of god as a warrior, protector and leader. Olorun in the mythology of the yoruba people of west africa, olorun is the most powerful and wisest deity the all-knowing god takes an active role in the affairs of both heaven and earth.
A dani wa ye - the one creates us and places us on the planet earth a se da orun - creator of the heavenly beings a se yio wu ni o - he does as he pleases. 194 names of god in yoruba (english version) november 25, 2009 at 5:47pm i got this in an email a few days ago and i need to share this yoruba is spoken by approximately 25 million people (god) 4 olorun wa, (our god) 5 oluwa awon oluwa, (the lord of lords) 6 olorun awon. Chapter ii chief gods the in fact, each god, olorun included, has, as it were, his own duties and while he is perfectly independent in his own domain, he cannot trespass and we find nothing of the sort in the groups cognate to the yoruba moreover, a thunder-god must, from the very. Editorial: the yoruba religious system 30 as sturm knew, the yoruba designation olorun is seldom encountered in afro-brazilian religion 31 when it does, it is sango is the yoruba god of thunder and lightning he. Oriki olodumare olorun (oruko ati oriki olorun): names of god in yoruba language, praise names, god's names in yoruba oluwa, (lord).
Olòrún is the yorùbá name given to one of the three manifestations of the supreme god in the yoruba pantheon olorun is the owner of the heavens and is commonly associated with the sun the vital energy of olorun manifests in humans as ashé, which is the life force that runs through all living things | see more ideas about africa art. Yoruba orishas: olorun olòrún is the owner of the heavens and is commonly associated with the sunthe vital energy of olòrún manifests in humans as ashé, which is the life force that runs through all living things. Western african yoruba people, the nigerians) obatala goes to orunmila (the god of prophecy), oldest son of olorun within the lodges of the wewán institute, we will delve deeper into the meanings. Recently i just observed that olorun or eludumare or oluwa is not the christian god yahweh, according to yoruba history, olorun had many sons and daughters, in fact obatala and oduduwa were his sons, but yahweh had only one son according to the bible.
(languages: english, yoruba) (english, then repeated in yoruba) oh god who created mountains of those days only you we give all our praise olorun t'o da awon oke igbani. Day ten: african pairing → olodumare, olofi, & olorun olodumare, olofi, and olorun are the trinity of gods that comprise the supreme god of yoruba mythology olodumare, or eledumare, is the creator and carries the responsibility of coordinating the universe. 4 • folklore according to a yoruba creation myth, the deities (gods) originally lived in the sky with only water below them olorun, the sky god, gave to orishala, the god of whiteness, a chain, a bit of earth in a snail shell, and a five-toed chicken. Yoruba: polytheistic society and king god olorun yoruba's early polytheistic developments are clear as it is believed that olorun told the eldest god orishanla to climb down from the sky and create land amongst the eight gods, olorun is the deified firmament.
In fact, each god, olorun included, has, as it were, his own duties, he cannot trespass upon the rights of others (p 5) the way of orisha which regards olodumare as a supreme god of the yoruba religion which means that the yoruba god is monotheistic. Start studying ch 2 world religions matthews 7e learn vocabulary, terms, and more with a yoruba god who is amoral he is a trickster deity creator of earth, according to the yoruba, who brought to it sixteen people created by olorun odudwa a yoruba creation god associated with the.
The full lyrics (english, then repeated in yoruba) oh god who created mountains of those days only you we give all our praise ọlọrun t'o da awon oke igbani. The yoruba pantheon consists of hundreds of gods, worshipped for an immense variety of purposes olorun is the ruler of the sky and the father of the other yoruba gods (orishas), and the god of peace, purity. The creation of the universe, ife the universe consisted only of the sky above and the water and wild marshland below olorun, the god who possessed the most power he divided his time between his home in the sky and his home in the yoruba city the gods never tired of hearing obatala. By shloma rosenberg the supreme being, olorun, is the least mentioned and most worshipped force in the yoruba religion this seeming paradox has led to the two most common misconceptions encountered among both observers and practitioners of the religion the first being that olorun is a remote deity seldom honored in ceremony and the second. Meet my god in typical yoruba language 1 oluwa, (lord) 2 oluwa wa, (our lord) 3 olorun, (god) 4 olorun wa, (our god) 5 oluwa awon oluwa, (the lord of lords.
Godchecker guide to olorun (also known as olÒrÚn): top sky god of peace, justice and the yoruba way olorun is the african supreme god and comes from the mythology of africa read the facts about olorun in our legendary mythology encyclopedia used by teachers, researchers, kids, pagans, believers, games-players, novel-writers, atheists and. Thus it brings us to olodumare , oló-dú-ma- ré [olo-run, elédumare] meaning owner of the universe, supreme god olodumare was transferred into olorun to the yoruba of nigeria, this sky god is the discern-er of hearts—'he who sees the inside and the outside of man. Sometimes olokun claims to be the brother of top god olorun and there is one thing everyone agrees on — olokun is a top demi-god who even today finds fame and fortune with yoruba descendants across the explore browse our entries on african mythology find gods search the holy. Making earth took four days on the fifth day, orisha nla rested the yoruba traditionally have a work week consisting of four days and one day of rest, as a remembrance feauturing the gods olorun and orisha nla j read says: november 16, 2017 at 5:53 pm that panther is. Names,attributes,praises of god/oriki olorun olodumare ọba to paṣẹ̀ fun ọjọ ti ọjọ yọ sitahe commanded and the day broke forth. (english, then repeated in yoruba) oh god who created mountains of those days only you we give all our praise ọlọrun t'o da awon oke igbani.