Portfolio: Gatekeeper, Fate, Messages, Justice, Divination, Luck, Opportunities.
Aspects: St. Anthony, Holy Infant of Prague, St. Benito, St. Martin, Holy Child of Atoshe.
Ileke: 3 red beads, 3 black beads, alternating one red and one black three times, repeat. Continue reading
Portfolio: Great Mother, Lady of the Seas, Mistress of Sorcery and Ocean Storm, Sister or Oshun (raises Oshun’s kids), probably analogous to Mamiwater, doesn’t like Oya (Yemaya once ruled the cemetery and manipulated Oya in to changing areas of influence- never feed the two together), adoptive mother of Shango, allied with Eshu Aya, Queer Goddess, womanhood, fertility, maternity, children, lunar, very sensitive- wrathful if offended, stability, control over one’s life, gentle, kind, generous, dignified, lofty, graceful, “spicy” persona, gives and takes life, forgiving, protection, peace, benevolence, approach w. love, awe and honour, patroness of Brazil. Continue reading
Portfolio: wealth, eroticism/pleasure, rivers, Magick/WitchCraft , art, dance, emotions, Witchy party-babe. Mother of Nations. Great similarity to Lakshmi. Sister of Yemaya. Related to Black Madonna. A.k.a.- Caridad del Cobre, Lady of Charity.
Ileke: amber/yellow and red/coral- one sequence of five beads of each colour then 1 of each repeated five times. I anoint mine with Florida Water, cocoa butter and Oshun oil (found at any Botanica- either Oshun or Caridad Del Cobre. Continue reading
Portfolio: Oggoun has several aspects- most notably Warrior, First Killer, Metalsmith. Barber/Surgeon, Cop, Butcher, Labourer, cars, railroads, blades, clears path, hospitals, employ, protection, vehicular accidents (protection from or induction of), pain, tragedy, war, strength, endurance, journeys, protect vs. criminals, transform stuck situations, industrial technology, tactics, mediation. Said to be connected to the destiny of the white people. Bhalin’dio also protects against poison- including environmental toxins and helps in conflict with the medical industry. Continue reading