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The Igbo traditional religion and  worship

The Igbo traditional religion and worship

We, the Igbos, are known all over the world as a people who are ardent in matters of our traditional religion and worship. I clearly remember how, a few years back, the catholic congregation in my hometown – Abagana – sparked serious trouble with the local people by pulling down a local religious shrine in…

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Sacred places and things in Igbo traditional religion

Sacred places and things in Igbo traditional religion

In Igbo traditional religion, there are certain places and things that are considered highly sacred. These “sacred” places or things could either be a piece of land, a certain kind of animal, specific water bodies, masquerades etc. The specific places or things we, Igbos, consider sacred in our traditional religion are relative to particular communities.…

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