Vodun Calendar

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Ojo Aiku – Day of Immortality – Obatala
Ojo Aiku – Day of Immortality – Obatala
Apr 30 – May 1 all-day
On this day of the week, we give special honor to the more ethereal Orishas, Deities, and Spirits such as Obatala, Orunmila, Ifa, Olofi, Nana Buruku, and for some in the diaspora, Jesus and the[...]
Ojo Aje – Day of Profit – Eshu Day
Ojo Aje – Day of Profit – Eshu Day
May 1 – May 2 all-day
Ojo Aje - Day of Profit - Eshu Day
For those living by a solar calendar, today is the “Day of Profit” usually the first day of the work week, and therefore the day of Eshu, also known as Elegua. On this day, it is a[...]
2
Ojo Isegun – Day of Victory – Ogun
Ojo Isegun – Day of Victory – Ogun
May 2 – May 3 all-day
Today is the day of the week when we honor the Orisha of iron, technology, labor, and the riches of the Earth, Ogun. For those who work in technology or with machines or metals, it[...]
3
Ojo Riru or Ru – Day of Confusion – Babalu Aye
Ojo Riru or Ru – Day of Confusion – Babalu Aye
May 3 – May 4 all-day
Today we give respect to Babalu Aye, also known as Sakpata or Shokpona, the Orisha in charge of infectious diseases.  On the one hand, he can strike with diseases and epidemics, and on the other[...]
4
Ojo Bo or Asesedaiye – Day of Creation – Olodumare
Ojo Bo or Asesedaiye – Day of Creation – Olodumare
May 4 – May 5 all-day
Today is the day we honor the Great Unfathomable Olodumare or Mawu-Lisa or whatever He/She is called in your system. In some traditions, this is also the day to give observances for the more etherial[...]
5
Ojo Eti – Day of Failure/Postponement – Shango
Ojo Eti – Day of Failure/Postponement – Shango
May 5 – May 6 all-day
Today is the day we honor Shango, the Orisha of fire, sexuality, martial arts, and dance.  Traditionally, anything you planned to do on this day ahead of time, should be postponed until Saturday or some other[...]
6
Abameta – Day of Three Meetings – Yemaya Day
Abameta – Day of Three Meetings – Yemaya Day
May 6 – May 7 all-day
Today is the day we honor Yemaya, Oshun, and other Orishas and Deities of water.  Like Fridays, nothing involving business or travel should actually be planned for this day or else it runs a higher[...]
7
Ojo Aiku – Day of Immortality – Obatala
Ojo Aiku – Day of Immortality – Obatala
May 7 – May 8 all-day
On this day of the week, we give special honor to the more ethereal Orishas, Deities, and Spirits such as Obatala, Orunmila, Ifa, Olofi, Nana Buruku, and for some in the diaspora, Jesus and the[...]
8
Ojo Aje – Day of Profit – Eshu Day
Ojo Aje – Day of Profit – Eshu Day
May 8 – May 9 all-day
Ojo Aje - Day of Profit - Eshu Day
For those living by a solar calendar, today is the “Day of Profit” usually the first day of the work week, and therefore the day of Eshu, also known as Elegua. On this day, it is a[...]
9
Ojo Isegun – Day of Victory – Ogun
Ojo Isegun – Day of Victory – Ogun
May 9 – May 10 all-day
Today is the day of the week when we honor the Orisha of iron, technology, labor, and the riches of the Earth, Ogun. For those who work in technology or with machines or metals, it[...]
10
Ojo Riru or Ru – Day of Confusion – Babalu Aye
Ojo Riru or Ru – Day of Confusion – Babalu Aye
May 10 – May 11 all-day
Today we give respect to Babalu Aye, also known as Sakpata or Shokpona, the Orisha in charge of infectious diseases.  On the one hand, he can strike with diseases and epidemics, and on the other[...]
11
Ojo Bo or Asesedaiye – Day of Creation – Olodumare
Ojo Bo or Asesedaiye – Day of Creation – Olodumare
May 11 – May 12 all-day
Today is the day we honor the Great Unfathomable Olodumare or Mawu-Lisa or whatever He/She is called in your system. In some traditions, this is also the day to give observances for the more etherial[...]
12
Ojo Eti – Day of Failure/Postponement – Shango
Ojo Eti – Day of Failure/Postponement – Shango
May 12 – May 13 all-day
Today is the day we honor Shango, the Orisha of fire, sexuality, martial arts, and dance.  Traditionally, anything you planned to do on this day ahead of time, should be postponed until Saturday or some other[...]
13
Abameta – Day of Three Meetings – Yemaya Day
Abameta – Day of Three Meetings – Yemaya Day
May 13 – May 14 all-day
Today is the day we honor Yemaya, Oshun, and other Orishas and Deities of water.  Like Fridays, nothing involving business or travel should actually be planned for this day or else it runs a higher[...]
14
Ojo Aiku – Day of Immortality – Obatala
Ojo Aiku – Day of Immortality – Obatala
May 14 – May 15 all-day
On this day of the week, we give special honor to the more ethereal Orishas, Deities, and Spirits such as Obatala, Orunmila, Ifa, Olofi, Nana Buruku, and for some in the diaspora, Jesus and the[...]
15
Ojo Aje – Day of Profit – Eshu Day
Ojo Aje – Day of Profit – Eshu Day
May 15 – May 16 all-day
Ojo Aje - Day of Profit - Eshu Day
For those living by a solar calendar, today is the “Day of Profit” usually the first day of the work week, and therefore the day of Eshu, also known as Elegua. On this day, it is a[...]
16
Ojo Isegun – Day of Victory – Ogun
Ojo Isegun – Day of Victory – Ogun
May 16 – May 17 all-day
Today is the day of the week when we honor the Orisha of iron, technology, labor, and the riches of the Earth, Ogun. For those who work in technology or with machines or metals, it[...]
17
Ojo Riru or Ru – Day of Confusion – Babalu Aye
Ojo Riru or Ru – Day of Confusion – Babalu Aye
May 17 – May 18 all-day
Today we give respect to Babalu Aye, also known as Sakpata or Shokpona, the Orisha in charge of infectious diseases.  On the one hand, he can strike with diseases and epidemics, and on the other[...]
18
Ojo Bo or Asesedaiye – Day of Creation – Olodumare
Ojo Bo or Asesedaiye – Day of Creation – Olodumare
May 18 – May 19 all-day
Today is the day we honor the Great Unfathomable Olodumare or Mawu-Lisa or whatever He/She is called in your system. In some traditions, this is also the day to give observances for the more etherial[...]
19
Ojo Eti – Day of Failure/Postponement – Shango
Ojo Eti – Day of Failure/Postponement – Shango
May 19 – May 20 all-day
Today is the day we honor Shango, the Orisha of fire, sexuality, martial arts, and dance.  Traditionally, anything you planned to do on this day ahead of time, should be postponed until Saturday or some other[...]
20
Abameta – Day of Three Meetings – Yemaya Day
Abameta – Day of Three Meetings – Yemaya Day
May 20 – May 21 all-day
Today is the day we honor Yemaya, Oshun, and other Orishas and Deities of water.  Like Fridays, nothing involving business or travel should actually be planned for this day or else it runs a higher[...]
21
Ojo Aiku – Day of Immortality – Obatala
Ojo Aiku – Day of Immortality – Obatala
May 21 – May 22 all-day
On this day of the week, we give special honor to the more ethereal Orishas, Deities, and Spirits such as Obatala, Orunmila, Ifa, Olofi, Nana Buruku, and for some in the diaspora, Jesus and the[...]
22
Ojo Aje – Day of Profit – Eshu Day
Ojo Aje – Day of Profit – Eshu Day
May 22 – May 23 all-day
Ojo Aje - Day of Profit - Eshu Day
For those living by a solar calendar, today is the “Day of Profit” usually the first day of the work week, and therefore the day of Eshu, also known as Elegua. On this day, it is a[...]
23
Ojo Isegun – Day of Victory – Ogun
Ojo Isegun – Day of Victory – Ogun
May 23 – May 24 all-day
Today is the day of the week when we honor the Orisha of iron, technology, labor, and the riches of the Earth, Ogun. For those who work in technology or with machines or metals, it[...]
24
Ojo Riru or Ru – Day of Confusion – Babalu Aye
Ojo Riru or Ru – Day of Confusion – Babalu Aye
May 24 – May 25 all-day
Today we give respect to Babalu Aye, also known as Sakpata or Shokpona, the Orisha in charge of infectious diseases.  On the one hand, he can strike with diseases and epidemics, and on the other[...]
Feast of Ochossi
Feast of Ochossi
May 24 – May 25 all-day
Today in some traditions, is the day we honor Ochossi, the Orisha of hunting.  If you are hosting an event on this day, dancing is required.Print This Post
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Ojo Bo or Asesedaiye – Day of Creation – Olodumare
Ojo Bo or Asesedaiye – Day of Creation – Olodumare
May 25 – May 26 all-day
Today is the day we honor the Great Unfathomable Olodumare or Mawu-Lisa or whatever He/She is called in your system. In some traditions, this is also the day to give observances for the more etherial[...]
26
Ojo Eti – Day of Failure/Postponement – Shango
Ojo Eti – Day of Failure/Postponement – Shango
May 26 – May 27 all-day
Today is the day we honor Shango, the Orisha of fire, sexuality, martial arts, and dance.  Traditionally, anything you planned to do on this day ahead of time, should be postponed until Saturday or some other[...]
27
Abameta – Day of Three Meetings – Yemaya Day
Abameta – Day of Three Meetings – Yemaya Day
May 27 – May 28 all-day
Today is the day we honor Yemaya, Oshun, and other Orishas and Deities of water.  Like Fridays, nothing involving business or travel should actually be planned for this day or else it runs a higher[...]
28
Ojo Aiku – Day of Immortality – Obatala
Ojo Aiku – Day of Immortality – Obatala
May 28 – May 29 all-day
On this day of the week, we give special honor to the more ethereal Orishas, Deities, and Spirits such as Obatala, Orunmila, Ifa, Olofi, Nana Buruku, and for some in the diaspora, Jesus and the[...]
29
Ojo Aje – Day of Profit – Eshu Day
Ojo Aje – Day of Profit – Eshu Day
May 29 – May 30 all-day
Ojo Aje - Day of Profit - Eshu Day
For those living by a solar calendar, today is the “Day of Profit” usually the first day of the work week, and therefore the day of Eshu, also known as Elegua. On this day, it is a[...]
30
Ojo Isegun – Day of Victory – Ogun
Ojo Isegun – Day of Victory – Ogun
May 30 – May 31 all-day
Today is the day of the week when we honor the Orisha of iron, technology, labor, and the riches of the Earth, Ogun. For those who work in technology or with machines or metals, it[...]
31
Ojo Riru or Ru – Day of Confusion – Babalu Aye
Ojo Riru or Ru – Day of Confusion – Babalu Aye
May 31 – Jun 1 all-day
Today we give respect to Babalu Aye, also known as Sakpata or Shokpona, the Orisha in charge of infectious diseases.  On the one hand, he can strike with diseases and epidemics, and on the other[...]

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