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List of Gods : "Shilluk" - 7 records

Name ▲▼Origin ▲▼Description ▲▼
Goddess name
"Diang"
Sudan cow goddess and the wife of the first human, Omara, sent by the creator god. Her son is Okwa, who married the crocodile goddess Nyakaya. Shilluk, Sudan
Goddess name
"Diang"
Shilluk / Sudan cow goddess. Living along the west bank of the Nile, the Shilluk perceive Diang as the consort of the first human, Omara, sent by the creator god. Her son is Okwa, who married the crocodile goddess NYAKAYA. Thus the three main elements of Shilluk life are contained in their religious beginnings¬ómen (sky), cows (earth) and crocodiles (water)....
Goddess name
"Diang Shilluk"
Sudan A cow goddess
God name
"Jok"
African Creator god. A generic term employed by a large number of tribes. Generally the jok is represented by a totem and also has an animal name. The Acholi in Uganda perceive jok to live in caves to which they deliver food and drink offerings. For the Shilluk in Sudan, Jwok created mankind from river clay....

"Juok"
Africa / Egypt Juok of the Shilluks. Juok molded all men of earth while he wandered the earth creating the rest of the world. White men were created from white sand which Juok found in the land of the white. Red or brown men were created out of the mud of the Nile in Egypt. Black men were created from black earth found in the land of the Shilluck. According to this creation story, man was given all necessary parts to function. Each part had a reason for being. For example, Juok gave man arms in order for man to work. Africa
Goddess name
"Nayakaya Shilluk"
Sudan the crocodile goddess that reside in the Nile, Shillukscontinue to sacrifice to her
Goddess name
"Nyakaya"
Shilluk / Sudan Crocodile goddess. A deity resid ing in the Nile, she is the consort of Okwa and the mother of the first Shilluk king. Shilluks continue to sacrifice to Nyakaya....