Yoruba Mythology

The Gods of Yorubaland (Nigeria, Benin and Togo)

MORIMI

Yoruba Fire Goddess

Goddess of Bush Burning

Never mind Moses and his burning issues, Morimi is the real Goddess of setting the countryside on fire. She is invoked when flames are used to prepare the earth for new planting. You can imagine the health and safety issues she has to contend with. She may also have connections with military scorched-earth tactics.

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Morimi Facts and Figures

Name: Morimi
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names:

Gender: Female
Type: Goddess
Area or people: Yoruba people of Nigeria and Benin
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

In charge of: Fire
Area of expertise: Fire

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Article last revised on May 19, 2019 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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