Esu/Eshu/Exu is NOT the Devil

oshunschild's Blog: Simply my thoughts and feelings about being an Iyalocha in London

There are so many misconceptions and misinformation regarding our religion. One of the most common which also results in instilling fear, is that Esu ( or Exu Eshu) is the Yoruba version of the Devil. This is a classic case of Western ideas being imposed in a completely different and separate belief system. Eshu is not the Devil, he is the deity of the crossroads. He represents different possibilities and multiple choices. We then are obliged to find ourselves the right way to go. There is always the possibility of choosing between classic Good and Evil scenarios. We all have choice. How we choose what to do and how we behave is really down to us as individuals and human beings. There is no external force of evil Time to take responsibility people. We all have choices and Eshu does nothing but presents possibilities. Please inform google that their interpretation…

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