African Mythology

The Gods and Spirits of Africa

EDINKIRA

Ashanti Goddess

Picture of the African Goddess Edinkira from our African mythology image library. Illustration by Chas Saunders.

Local goddess of Nkoranza

She lives in a particular akata tree in Nkoranza, which is where the devoted can ask her for her aid. She can cure sickness and bring blessings if you ask her nicely.

There are several rituals involving her. Apparently she likes a bit of a sacrifice, but nothing too heavy. One her favorite things is eggs, which should be crushed on the branch of her tree while making the appropriate invocation. We are not sure if she prefers soft or hard-boiled.

Edinkira Facts and Figures

Name: Edinkira
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names:

Gender: Female
Type: Goddess
Area or people: Ashanti people of Ghana
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

Role: Unknown at present

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Article last revised on November 02, 2018 by the Godchecker data dwarves.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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