Oshun - I think this is so beautiful and a perfect representation of a black women.

Oshun - I think this is so beautiful and a perfect representation of a black women.

Oshun is the Yorùbá Orisha (Deity) she resides in the Osun River, in Nigeria. She is the goddess of the sweet waters, beauty, femininity and sensuality. She is known for healing the sick and bringing fertility and prosperity, and She especially watches over the poor and brings them what they need. She is vast and powerful; she is actually the full breadth of womanhood. From the young, enthusiastic coquette that flirts with boys to the old matriarch that sits in a rocking chair…

Oshun is the Yorùbá Orisha (Deity) she resides in the Osun River, in Nigeria. She is the goddess of the sweet waters, beauty, femininity and sensuality. She is known for healing the sick and bringing fertility and prosperity, and She especially watches over the poor and brings them what they need. She is vast and powerful; she is actually the full breadth of womanhood. From the young, enthusiastic coquette that flirts with boys to the old matriarch that sits in a rocking chair…

Oshun, goddess/orisha of sweet waters, beauty, love, artistry, and prosperity.

Oshun, goddess/orisha of sweet waters, beauty, love, artistry, and prosperity.

#Oshun African Yoruba Goddess of love, fresh waters, and fertility. Oshun's compassionate, sensuous nature, and her water-element energy encourages healing, mothering, harmony, and going with the flow. #Ritual

#Oshun African Yoruba Goddess of love, fresh waters, and fertility. Oshun's compassionate, sensuous nature, and her water-element energy encourages healing, mothering, harmony, and going with the flow. #Ritual

The Orisha of Love, Beauty, Money and Gold is called Oshun. She is honored with a variety of herbs and flowers.

An Orisha Oshun Herbal

The Orisha of Love, Beauty, Money and Gold is called Oshun. She is honored with a variety of herbs and flowers.

Oshun, West African goddess/orisha of sweet waters, beauty, love, artistry, and prosperity.

Oshun, West African goddess/orisha of sweet waters, beauty, love, artistry, and prosperity.

Oshun is the Yoruban Orisha (deity) of the sweet or fresh waters (as opposed to the salt waters of Yemaya). She is widely loved, as She is known for healing the sick and bringing fertility and prosperity, and She especially watches over the poor and brings them what they need. As Orisha of love, Oshun is represented as a beautiful, charming and coquettish young woman. In some tales She is said to be a mermaid, with a fish's tail.

Oshun is the Yoruban Orisha (deity) of the sweet or fresh waters (as opposed to the salt waters of Yemaya). She is widely loved, as She is known for healing the sick and bringing fertility and prosperity, and She especially watches over the poor and brings them what they need. As Orisha of love, Oshun is represented as a beautiful, charming and coquettish young woman. In some tales She is said to be a mermaid, with a fish's tail.

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