African Mythology

The Gods and Spirits of Africa


Zulu and Xhosa Creator God

Creator God heavily involved in the Thunder and Earthquake industry

He came down to Earth one day and it was love at first sight — he had never seen such a beautiful swamp. So he married the Marsh Goddess Uthlanga and the two of them lived in bliss.

The subsequent formation of primeval reeds resulted in the birth of Top God Unkulunkulu.

Umvelinqangi Facts and Figures

Name: Umvelinqangi
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names:

Gender: Male
Type: God
Area or people: Zulu and Xhosa people of South Africa
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

In charge of: Creating
Area of expertise: Creation

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Article last revised on November 03, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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