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Nigeria: Yoruba god

Molara Wood writes about an alternative Christ figure – Ela a Yoruba god….This is Ela, one of the many sculptures to be found in the Osun Grove in Osogbo. Ela is the equivalent of Jesus Christ in the Yoruba pantheon of the gods”

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  • chris okodike

    i guess certain figures represent the medieval Nigeria like the Ela statue in osun, the modern Nigeria embraces these sculptures as part of our history and ancestral belief but (not our God). Nevertheless the existence of Ela (sculpture) is part of the beautiful heritage of African representation of arts through sculpture.

  • Anonmyous

    Which of these nations will lead the Africa of tomorrow?

    Nigeria
    Congo
    Sudan
    Algeria

  • Anonymous I guess

  • Ela

    My name is Prophet Yahshua Olatunde Akanbi Gbadegesin Aregbesola aka ELA,
    Behold! Any people that rejects, neglect or trade away her traditional heritage and cultural legacies, will eventually become slaves to other peoples culture, so, Olodumare the God of the Yorubas has sent one of His beloved Sons Ela that whosover believe him will not perishin ignorance, for L have anointed him as a Prophet unto the Universal Yoruba Nation, as restorer of the distorted Yoruba heritage and the Repairer of the breached, to raise opa the generation of regenerated Yorubas, to spark up a new Yoruba consciousnes, whose people are respected and referenced across the world, MY power and Spirit is upon him to deliver and emancipated my chosed people who were scarttered around the world after the Atlantis delogue, their original settlement., so saith Olodumare of His son ELA

  • I have come to set humanity free from the cages of ingnorance and from all fears of life. l have come that humanity may have life even abundantly, this eternal peace, the eternal joy, the eternal freedom which l have found, i desire to make a bridge for fellow men to come over from the dark regions of religious ignorance to the realm of enlightenment.

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