Every person has a history of its own. History that it defends by keeping it alive in its life habits. This history is qualified as culture. In Africa, particularly in Benin, culture is a source of curiosity for European people. Do you want to discover the Beninese culture?
Beninese culture through beliefs
Beninese culture is based on several factors, including that of belief. Indeed, the basic Beninese beliefs are unique, but listed according to the role that each deity plays. Thus we can cite the divinity of thunder, called Sango, which favours the fall or the non-fall of rain. The major goddess, queen of fish and water, Yemanja. Without her, fishing is difficult. The god of the hunt, Oshossi, makes hunting easy for his subjects. The god of the sea, Olokun. The god of gold and health promotes good health and wealth. The fallen deity, messenger of the gods. She is in charge of transmitting requests and prayers to the gods. With this diversity and specificity, one comes to pray and mak...