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Oxum represents all the traditionally feminine values: beauty and gentleness, kindness and generosity, diplomacy, seduction and sexuality, fertility, wealth and abundance. But she isn't all gentleness and submission: she is also patron of witches.
Asni’s Art  Blog: The Lovely Oxum

Asni’s Art Blog: The Lovely Oxum

Oxum represents all the traditionally feminine values. But she is also patron of witches. Read More »

Asni’s Art Blog: Orixas of Fire, Storm and Thunder

Asni’s Art Blog: Orixas of Fire, Storm and Thunder

Male gods of storm and thunder exist in many pagan religions. It is more unusual to see the powers of sky and weather personified as a female. It is said that in battle, Oya always goes ahead of Xangó, just like lightning precedes thunder. Read More »