Obatala

noun | oh · bah · tah · lah |

Yoruba divinity (Orisa / Demi God / Deity) of Peace. He is the “Sky Father”, father of all Orishas, and creator of human bodies. He is also called Orisanla, and is almost God-like in his functions. He is also referred to as the White Orisa or Orisa of the White Cloth, indicating his purity and ultimate wisdom. He claims all human beings as his children and rejects no one.

 

 

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