Posts tagged with: orishas

Orishas: Oxum

This is my second post about the orixás of Candomblé. This time, we’ll chat about the Orixá of freshwater, love, beauty, wealth, and other such things: Oxum (Oshun, Ochun; ...

Orishas: Yemanjá

Because of my involvement in Capoeira, and a long-standing interest in the histories and cultures of the descendants of black slaves in the Western Hemisphere, I’ve become pretty heavily ...