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Shango The Yoruba Orisha Of Thunder & Lightning | Yoruba Mythology Explained


The Shango mythology is that of a man who, during his lifetime made a bunch of Achievements and had three wives OYA, OSHUN and OBA. At the end of his reign, shango left his kingdom then committed suicide (what it is told), then after his death became the powerful Orisha of Thunder and lightning of the Yoruba mythology.  The African mythology is indeed rich with so many stories counting notable variety of African gods and goddesses. Shango is one of these revered gods, or orisha appearing in the stories of Africa. Shango is as well a revered god of the religion of yoruba in Nigeria, Beni and Togo.


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