Kengue (derived from the Kongo word Kanga, meaning 'to bind'),[1] also known as Tiembla Tierra ('Earth Shaker' in Spanish) in Latin America, is one of the most important of all Nkisi.[2] Kengue is the Sky Father and the primordial creator of all life.[3]


  1. ^ "Palo, II.2.2-II.2.7". Retrieved 29 November 2014.
  2. ^ Carbonel, Walterio (2005-04-27). "Secreto del palo monte". Librínsula: La Isla de los libros (in Spanish). Retrieved 2016-04-18.
  3. ^ Villamil, Josmel. "Tiembla Tierra se le conoce tambien como Ma Kengue". (in Spanish). Retrieved 29 November 2014.