Oshun is the beautiful Goddess of love, passion, and protection of women.
Her preferred offerings are honey, copper jewelry or coins (usually in multiples of five). She has similarities to the Roman Goddess Venus. She is most often associated with St. Cecilia, and in Lukumi, she is Our Lady of La Caridad del Cobre, the Protectress of Cuba. Her colors are yellow and gold.
In Vodoun, Oshun is known as Erzulie. Erzulie’s colors are shades of pink. While Erzulie and Ochun are very much alike, Erzulie has a vengeful, implacable aspect when angered. Her aspect Erzulie Dantor is a fierce protector of women, an avenger of domestic violence, and a patron of lesbians.
Her number is 5.
Measures 2 3/8 inches wide x 8 inches tall and burns for approximately 120 hours.
Made of 100% Paraffin Wax with a clean burning lead free cotton wick.
Color pigment & images may vary from photo.
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