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List of Gods   : "Bunyoro Uganda East Af"

NameOriginDescription
Goddess name "Kaikara" Bunyoro / Uganda, East Africa Harvest goddess. Propitiated before harvesting with offerings of millet....
God name "Lubanga" Bunyoro / Uganda, East Africa God of health. He is invoked by offerings of beer and his sanctuaries are surrounded by rows of trees....
God name "Mugizi" Bunyoro / Uganda, East Africa lake god. The guardian deity of lake Albert, invoked with offerings by those wishing to cross the lake in boats....
God name "Muhingo" Bunyoro / Uganda, East Africa God of war. Invoked specifically by warriors before entering battle....
Goddess name "Mulindwa" Bunyoro / Uganda, East Africa Guardian goddess. The tutelary protector of the tribal chiefs and their families constituting the royal clan....
God name "Munume" Bunyoro / Uganda, East Africa God of weather. Invoked during times of drought or deluge and propitiated by means of sacrifice, usually an ox from the tribal chief and sheep or fowl from the villagers. The blood is sprinkled on the floor of the sanctuary and the flesh is eaten at the door....
God name "Ndaula" Bunyoro / Uganda, East Africa Plague god. Particularly associated with smallpox. His shrines are usually situated on the edge of a community and on the frontiers of the tribal land so that he may be invoked to keep the disease in neighboring territory....
God name "Ruhanga" Bunyoro / Uganda, East Africa Creator god. The initiator of the world, he is regarded as a distant figure and seldom invoked....
God name "Wamala" Bunyoro / Uganda, East Africa God of plenty. A sanctuary has existed near the royal palace and Wamala is propitiated to give the boon of children, domestic animals and crops. He is also seen in an oracular capacity and has an official intermediary....