Fon Mythology

Fon Mythology

Agbè

Agbè- Fon (Benin) - In the Fon pantheon of deities (known as the Vodun), chief of the Sea Pantheon, one of ...
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Fon Mythology

Agè

Agè Fon (Benin) In the Fon pantheon of deities (known as the Vodun), the god of the hunt; the fourthborn ...
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Aïdo-Hwedo

Aïdo-Hwedo

Aido-Hwedo Fon (Benin) The cosmic serpent, a servant of the Creator, Mawu-Lisa. Aido-Hwedo existed before Mawu-Lisa and participated in the ...
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Fon Mythology

Da

Da In African mythology (Fon of Benin), serpent god, who symbolizes life and movement. Dako, chief of the Fon nation, ...
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Fon Mythology

Mawu-Lisa

mawu-lisa (Continuer of Creation) Fon (Benin) The Great God of the Fon pantheon (see Vodun). Mawu-Lisa was a complex and ...
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Fon Mythology

Minona

Minona Origin: Fon (Benin, formerly Dahomey) Minona, powerful spirit of magic, lives deep within the forest. She presides over women ...
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Nana Buruku

Nana Buruku

Nana Buruku One vision of Creation describes life emerging from some primeval swamp. Nana Buruku, ancient mother, presides over that ...
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Fon Mythology

Nana-Buluku

NaNa-buluku (Original Creator) Fon (Benin) The Supreme Being who ruled over everything as the creator of the beginnings of the ...
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