Nzambi a Mpungu

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Nzambi a Mpungu is the Kongolese name for a high creator god.wikipedia
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Candomblé Bantu

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In the religion of Candomblé Bantu, Nzambi is the "sovereign master".
The supreme and creative god is Nzambi or Nzambi a Mpungu.

Kingdom of Loango

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However, in the Kingdom of Loango, a Kikongo-speaking area that never accepted Christianity as its national religion, reports by Dutch visitors also gave this as the name for God.
They noted that the people of Loango believed in God, whom they called "Sambian Ponge" (modern Kikongo: Nzambi a Mpungu) but he claimed they only knew his name and did not wish to know more about him.

Palo (religion)

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In the religion of Palo, "Nzambi" is the god who created the universe and animates it.
They are powerful entities, but they are ranked below the Supreme Creator Zambi or Nzambi, making Palo a henotheistic religion.

Kongo religion

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The faith bases itself in the idea of a main creator god named Nzambi Mpungu who made the world and spirits who inhabit it.

Kumina

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In the religion of Kumina there is a high creator god is known as "King Zombi" which is a derivative of Nzambi Mpungu.
Oto King Zombi is the Supreme Creator.

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Nzambi a Mpungu is the Kongolese name for a high creator god.

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He is mentioned as the name for God as early as the early sixteenth century by Portuguese visitors to the Kingdom of Kongo.

Kingdom of Kongo

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He is mentioned as the name for God as early as the early sixteenth century by Portuguese visitors to the Kingdom of Kongo.

Afonso I of Kongo

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European missionaries along with Kongo intellectuals (including King Afonso I of Kongo) set out to render European Christian religious concepts into Kikongo and they chose this name to represent God.

Christianity

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European missionaries along with Kongo intellectuals (including King Afonso I of Kongo) set out to render European Christian religious concepts into Kikongo and they chose this name to represent God.

Carmelites

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Jesuit missionaries in the 1540s noted the acceptance of this relationship as well, and it was probably included in the now lost catechism produced by Carmelites in Kikongo in 1557.

Nganga

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The natural powers of Nzambi can be harnessed by a Nganga and in common ceremonies.

Zombie

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This root helps form the names of several deities, including the Kongo creator deity Nzambi a Mpungu and the Louisiana serpent deity Li Grand Zombi (a local version of the Haitian Damballa), but it is in fact a generic word for a divine spirit.

Kongo people

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Only Nzambi a Mpungu, the name for the high god, is usually held to have existed outside the world and to have created it.

Lunda people

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The people of the Lunda Kingdom believed in Nzambi as a Supreme Creator of the world who created everything of existence on earth.