In Dahomey mythology, Xevioso (alternately: Xewioso, Heviosso, Hevioso) is a god of thunder in the So region. He is the twin brother of Gun, and is one of the children of Mawu and Lisa.[1]

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  1. Ojo, J.O. (1999). Understanding West African Traditional Religion. S.O. Popoola Printers. p. 63. ISBN 978-978-33674-2-5. Retrieved 12 August 2018. XEVIOSO This is another god of thunder among the people in Dahomey. Like all other thunder divinities, it represents the divine justice. Xevioso is well loved and enjoyed by the society of Dahomey because of the rain it brings on their crops ...

This divinity is also known as Jivodun (that is, Vodun of the sky)

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