These African Deities Are The Best Gods You've Never Heard Of. Move over Odin, Ra, and Zeus, there's a new really old pantheon in town. Using photo-manipulation, artist James C. Lewis makes us wonder why the Orishas don't have their own comic book series.
Oba is the Yoruba Orisha of the River Oba in Nigeria, and represents marriage and domesticity. An Orisha is a spirit that reflects one of the manifestations of God (Eledumare, Olorun, Olofi) in Yoruba religion. There are a total of 401 orishas.