Oba

Sacred number: 8 Day of the week: Sunday or Friday Colors: pink, pink and blue, pink belted or accented with red and white Domain: marriage, loyalty, fidelity, female honor with regard to wife and motherhood, bonding Herbs: various herbs and spices used in home cooking, canning, preserving, first aid, cleaning and beauty.  Aside of cooking herbs, some astringents such as horse chestnut, mahogany, and others are associated with Oba. Symbols: interlocking wedding rings or circles, head …

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Oshun, Ochun, Oxum

Some say that in Africa, before western influence, there was no such thing as romantic love.  The truth is much more complicated than this.  There was romantic love, and it was well recognized.  It was just referred to as intense lust, so in daily life, familial love and admiration was given a higher priority. People did respect that intense lust so much though, that they named its Orisha: Oshun. Attributes Sacred number: 5 and multiples …

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