AFRICAN MYTHOLOGY

The Gods and Spirits of Africa

CHONGANDA

African Plant God

Creator God of Plants

When the world was new and only recently spewed forth, living creatures covered its surface and all was good. But there were no plants. Which was obviously a problem for all the non-carnivores out there.

So the great BUMBA’s second son CHONGANDA summoned up all his powers and managed to produce a single green shoot. It was hard work, this creating business.

Exhausted, he sat beside his father and watched as the magic plant grew buds, flowered, spread its seeds and generated all the plants, grasses, trees and bushes in the world.

Then his brother CHEDI-BUMBA wanted a go...

CHONGANDA FACTS AND FIGURES

Name : CHONGANDA
Area or people : Bushoong people of the Congo
Location : Africa
Gender : Male
Type : deity
In charge of : Plants and Vegetation
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : GOOD, quite approachable
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : None known
Popularity index : 5148
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Article last updated on 17 January 2014 by the Godchecker Team.

Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders

References: Coming soon.

Cite this article:

Saunders, Chas, and Peter J. Allen, eds. "Chonganda: African God of Plants." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 17 Jan. 2014. Web. 18 September 2014.

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