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What is the significance of the number of orishas?

There is some information here about why the number 400 is sacred (and the "plus one" probably indicates it being innumerable, i.e. a multitude and one more): Number of Orishas This only ...
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How were the Orishas born?

It looks like it depends. I listed a few examples below. At least a number of them are primordial deities. Orunmila, for example, was present at the beginning of creation. The primordial Orishas "...
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