Oya represents the change needed to progress from one form to the next.  Things must die before they can be reborn and progress. Lesson learned death is a natural and normal process that we go through during our lives. Change is inevitable & it is also who and what we are. We are never the same. We are dynamic beings that are ever evolving.

“ oya orisha - Oya represents the change needed to progress from one form to the next (Energy transformation law of thermodynamics). Things must die before they can be reborn.

Iansa / Oya - see http://jumqwt74jagry7.deviantart.com/art/Iansa-Oya-660586679

Iansa / Oya - see http://jumqwt74jagry7.deviantart.com/art/Iansa-Oya-660586679

My mother, my crown Orisha! Obba, Oba, Orisha

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Female Witch Doctor by - Game Design - Creative & Inspiring Character & Monster Concept Art

Oya by yinyanglonnie on deviantART

Oya by yinyanglonnie on deviantART - featured in the Ogbanje story on wattpad

“You hiss Lightning forks. You sneeze Thunder rolls. You break wind Forests wither. […] You whistle We dance. You sweep We fly. You yawn death rattles.” - Oya is the Yorùbá Orisha (Deity) ... She is the Goddess of Storms and Wind... She governs the gates of cemeteries, She safeguards the spirits of those who have passed and keeps the Ancestral connections, reminding future generations from where they came. She can either hold back the spirit of death or call it forth;

“You hiss Lightning forks. You sneeze Thunder rolls. You break wind Forests wither. […] You whistle We dance. You sweep We fly. You yawn death rattles.” - Oya is the Yorùbá Orisha (Deity) ... She is the Goddess of Storms and Wind... She governs the gates of cemeteries, She safeguards the spirits of those who have passed and keeps the Ancestral connections, reminding future generations from where they came. She can either hold back the spirit of death or call it forth;

Just like the center of the Earth, there resides within you a burning, churning core. It ignites your flame of passion, of creativity, and strength. It is a highly powerful, magnetic force field of attraction that when tapped into, allows you to achieve the impossible. Go within and lite your life off that flame. -Bella

Just like the center of the Earth, there resides within you a burning, churning…

Oya- Orisha of change and lightning. She is offered eggplant and her sacred number is 9 #lucumi #orisha #oya

Oya- Orisha of change and lightning. She is offered eggplant and her sacred number is 9

African deities clash in African superhero movie "Oya Rise of the Orishas" - Nerd Underground

Nosa Igbinedion's sci-fi/action short film 'Oya: Rise of the Suporishas' is now available for streaming.

Coiffe d'Oyá, Orixa du vent et de l'eau qui courent dans le candomblé au Brésil

Coiffe d'Oyá, Orixa du vent et de l'eau qui courent dans le candomblé au Brésil

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