Goddess Ala


Ala is a West African earth deity. 

  • Ala is a Nigerian deity of the Ibo tribe. 
  • She is the goddess of death as well as the Mother of All Things. 
  • As queen of the underworld, she invites the souls of the deceased back into her womb, giving birth to the beginning of all life. 
  • Ala despises any deadly act, which she sees as a disturbance of life and death's natural cycle. 
  • Her emblem is the crescent moon, and her temples, depicting her as a sitting lady cradling a tiny infant, are typically built in the heart of communities.