In the simplest words, the orisha are energies and personifications of nature. The ancient Yoruba people of West Africa recognized, celebrated and worshipped the world around them, and learned to live in harmony with all of creation.

Yes, even in ano domini, the ancient parables, songs, philosophies, and rituals are alive and relevant!

Watch the video below to learn more about the orisha.


Priestess & blogger, Ama McKinley, shares the history and pop culture occurrences of the Orisha Pantheon, a bad-ass league of ancient African gods and goddesses in a modern world!