Who is Oxum?

Who is Oxum?

Afro-Brazilian religions generally refer to Iemanja as Goddess of the Sea and Oxum as Goddess of Rivers, Lakes and Waterfalls, or fresh water.

Who is Oshun daughter?

Oshun is a Nigerian Yoruba Orisha, a spirit or deity that reflects one of the manifestations of God in the Ifá and Yoruba religions. She is one of the most popular Orisha’s and the only female irunmole (primordial) sent to set up the world by Olodumare.

Is Oshun a voodoo deity?

Oshun is an important river deity among the Yorùbá people. She is the goddess of divinity, femininity, fertility, beauty and love. She is connected to destiny and divination….Oshun.

Ọ̀ṣun Oshun
Region Nigeria, Benin, Latin America, Haiti, Cuba
Ethnic group Yoruba people, Fon people
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Spouse Changó, Erinle

What does it mean to see Oshun?

Oshun, also known as Oxum and Ochún, is a supreme being or Orisha of the Yoruba people – the largest ethnic group of southwestern Nigeria. In the Yoruba religion, she’s also called the river goddess and is commonly associated with fresh and sweet waters, love, purity, prosperity, fertility, and beauty.

Is Olokun real?

Olokun is believed to be the parent of Aje, the orisha of great wealth and of the bottom of the ocean. Olokun is revered as the ruler of all bodies of water and for the authority over other water deities….

Region Nigeria, Benin, Cuba, Brazil
Ethnic group Yoruba people Bini people

How do you become a child of Oshun?

She is one of the most popular and venerated orishas. If you see the number 5 a lot (my two most recent apartments were on the 5th floor), are attracted to the color yellow or gold and enjoy sweets, specifically honey, then you too may be a child of Oshun.