Yoruba Religion

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The Yoruba are the ethic group of Southwestern Nigeria, but they also have spread in Togo and Ghana. The religion of the Yoruba people is based on the eternity of the soul and in its reincarnation. Ifa is the important place; it is one of them most sacred localities in Yoruba tradition where the work of creation took place. The followers of Ifa believe in Olodumare who is the creator and is the supreme and the lord above all. However, the Yoruba believe that divinity resides in more than just one God, it is branched out into many gods or Orishas. According to their religion, there is a spiritual force in nature that exists in such things as lighting, rivers, rocks, trees and hills, etc. They also believe that their ancestors had a connection

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