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These African Deities Are The Best Gods You've Never Heard Of by photo-manipulation, artist James C. Lewis.

These African Deities Are The Best Gods You've Never Heard Of

OYA: Yoruba Warrior Orisha (African goddess) of wind, sudden change, hurricanes, powerful sorceress and primary lover of Shango. Courtesy: James C.

Photo-manipulation by James C. Lewis inspired by Yoruba deities called Orisha - Found via Buzzfeed, artist's website here: http://www.noire3000studios.com/

AGAYU: Yoruba Orisha (African god) of volcanoes and deserts. Also known as the father of Shango. Courtesy: James C.

These African Deities Are The Best Gods You've Never Heard Of by photo-manipulation, artist James C. Lewis.

These African Deities Are The Best Gods You've Never Heard Of

By a different name, but a familiar look! "Yoruba African Orishas" Photography Series by James C.

These African Deities Are The Best Gods You've Never Heard Of by photo-manipulation, artist James C. Lewis.

These African Deities Are The Best Gods You've Never Heard Of

OZAIN: Osanyin: Yoruba Orisha (African god) of the forest, natural healer, and guardian of herbs. Courtesy: James C.

These African Deities Are The Best Gods You've Never Heard Of

Atlanta-based photographer James C. Lewis has come up with a photo series featuring gods and goddesses of the Yoruba religion. These deities.

Orisa Lifestyle is a religious system based on the veneration of a supreme god through various deities (Orishas), and ancestral spirits. African-Americans who practice the Yoruba religious tradition have stated that Orisa Lifestyle provides a means for cultural identity and provides an opportunity to revisit and reclaim traditions that were denied to our ancestors during enslavement. For men and women of African descent, who are interested in Orisa Lifestyle, this course is perfect…

Orisa Lifestyle is a religious system based on the veneration of a supreme god through various deities (Orishas), and ancestral spirits. African-Americans who practice the Yoruba religious tradition have stated that Orisa Lifestyle provides a means for cu

Obatalá (also spells Obbatala or Obatala) is the eldest of the orishas in Santeria and king of the religion in orun (heaven).

Obatalá (also spells Obbatala or Obatala) is the eldest of the orishas in Yoruba and Santeria and king of the religion in orun (heaven).

Photo-manipulation by James C. Lewis inspired by Yoruba deities called Orisha - Found via Buzzfeed, artist's website here: http://www.noire3000studios.com/

These African Deities Are The Best Gods You've Never Heard Of. Move over Odin, Ra, and Zeus, there's a new really old pantheon in town. Using photo-manipulation, artist James C. Lewis makes us wonder why the Orishas don't have their own comic book series.

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