The Culture That Attacks Women Who Looks Upon Their Deity

The culture that forbids women from seeing their deity

A photo of an Oro festival (photo source: Daily Trust)

The ancient Oro Festival is an annual gender-specific festival of the Yorubas in Nigeria, West Africa celebrated in worship of their god Orisha Oro their deity of bullroarers and justice. They practice this as a cleansing ritual after the death of a monarch or king, though…

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Belinda Mallasasime

Belinda Mallasasime

Psychologist/ Top Writer, Lover of GOD and People. I write mostly on History, Travel, Leadership, and Culture. My religion is Love.