Bone Reading of the Day for March 25, 2011

Today’s reading is fairly straightforward.  Oya’s mirror is up, so we’re talking about the future.  Eshu’s protection face is up and he is touching the Sankofa symbol, and Death is facing both, which means that someone will be protected from death because of something they learned in their past. The sun is at the center, and note that Oba, Oshun, and Oya are triangulated with Oya in the water level of the water quadrant.  This represents a balanced individual …

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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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Shango, Chango

Hot blooded heat incarnate He is fire and lightning. If you’re good he is a light But if you’re bad he’s frightning. Shango (also spelled Chango or Xango)is the Orisha of fire, lightning, dance, and martial arts. He had three wives: Oya, the Orisha of home, hearth, and marriage; Oshun, the Orisha of beauty, prosperity, and dance; and Oya, the Orisha of wind, storms, thunder, and change. There are many apatakis about his firey temper.  …

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