Definition of Orisha in English:
noun (plural same or Orishas)
(In southern Nigeria) any of several minor gods. The term is also used in various black religious cults of South America and the Caribbean.
- Shango Orisha represents the fire element and is hot and dry in nature.
- Baba Raul Canizares is also doing a series of books concentrating on each of the various Orishas in Santeria.
- Ifa is the major faith of the Yoruba people, and through it she has learned about various Orishas, or deities, of the faith.
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