Abora (deity)

Abora is the name of an ancestral solar deity of La Palma (Canary Islands) and a traditional god of the Guanches.

Supreme being

Abora (Ibru[1]) is the name of the supreme being of the religion of the Guanches on the island of La Palma.[2][3] In Guanche mythology of the island of Tenerife, the supreme god was called Achamán.

Uses of the name

  • Reed boats Abora of the German explorer Dominique Görlitz


  1. ^ Garrison Brinton, Daniel (1901). Races and Peoples: Lectures on the Science of Ethnography. D. McKay. pp. 122.
  2. ^ Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "Guanches" . Encyclopædia Britannica. 12 (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press. pp. 650–651.
  3. ^ William Brown Hodgson (1844). Notes on Northern Africa, the Sahara and Soudan: In Relation to the Ethnography, Languages, History, Political and Social Condition, of the Nations of Those Countries. Wiley and Putnam. pp. 104–.