orixa


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orixa

(əˈrɪʃə)
n
(Other Non-Christian Religions) another name for orisha
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We now know that it was started in the late 1690s in Balasore, Orissa (then referred to by Europeans as "Orixa"), completed in 1725 in Chandernagore, Bengal, and shipped to the Paris botanical garden where it has since lain, largely ignored.
As Iya Vera de Oya Laja says, "for people of the terreiro, the orixa always comes first, then, there comes conventional medicine," if that is the case;
Com um nome que homenageia a orixa Yansa, "orixa guerreira, senhora dos ventos e raios, que nao tolera nenhum tipo de preconceito e e a protetora das mulheres independentes", (11) esta sediada no Estado do Amazonas, onde comecou suas atividades no principio de 2015.
Orixa japonica [Celastrus Orixa], Japanese orixa, 1870 (KN:37, "choice new shrub") AA1888.