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Osun

Osun is the Orisa of beauty and harmony. Her association with harmony is sensual and is that which we see as beauty, feel as love, and experience as ecstasy. She was originally the wife of Orunmila however his attempts to subjugate her sensuality resulted in her removing her divine energy, Ase, from the process of …

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Oba

Oba was Sango’s first and legitimate wife, Oshun; his second wife, and Oya; his third wife, whom he made his queen. Oshun played a trick on Oba, out of jealousy. She deceived Oba that if she can cut a piece of her ear and offer it to Sango as part of his meal, he would …

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Sango

Sango is one of the most popular Orisa. He is Orisa of lightning and thunder, fire and victory. He is known for his strategy and strength. Sango was an actual king who ascended with his wife Oya. He had three wives, Oba, Oshun, and Oya. Oya, his Queen, Oshun his most beloved because of her …

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Orunmila

Orumilla witnessed Oludumare (God) create. He is therefore also a witness to fate and knows all future events. Orunmila lived on Earth for many years but grew tired of humans and their behaviors and left. His absence on Earth wreaked havoc and catastrophe ensued. Humans were left with the knowledge of the future and could …

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Hippolyta Lovecraft Country Episode 7

I am just in awe of the storytelling in Lovecraft Country. All the episodes have been beautiful, engaging, and thought-provoking. The majesty in which I was carried through the storyline of Hippolyta Freeman, mother to Diana and widowed by George Freeman, however, was beyond any expectation. It was serious in its dealings with White Supremacy. …

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Oya

Oya is the Orisha of the wind, tornadoes, and the gatekeeper of cemeteries. She is believed to have been a living person in Yorubaland, who ascended to become an Orisha. Her relationship with Sango differs with the region. She is either the first wife of Sango (with Osun and Oba) or his sister. The energy associated …

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