Ngai Supreme God of the Gikuyu of Kenya
Origin of Kenyan Gikuyu Tribe
Key Kikuyu also known as Gikuyu Facts
The common name used when addressing “the possessor of all” is Ngai.
Numbering about 6 million Gikuyu people are the largest ethnic group in Kenya.
The Gikuyu name for Mount Kenya is also Mwene-nyaga.
The Gikuyu God and possessor of all is Mwene-nyaga meaning owner of the snow, possessor of brightness or possessor of the white patch.
Mwene-nyaga, lives on Mount Kenya, is also known as Kere-Nyaga.
The Gikuyu pray under large sacred trees such as fig trees and this is where Mwene-nyaga is praised and prayers and sacrifices are offered.
Origin of the Gikuyu tribe
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place for prayers and sacrifices.