Oshun Goddess Statue Goddess of Love in Yoruba
Cold cast resin with a bronze finish
An Orisha is a spirit that reflects one of the manifestations of God in Africa's Yoruba religion. Many Orishas have found their way throughout the Americas via the Atlantic slave trade and are now expressed in practices as varied as Santeria, Candomble, Trinidad Orisha, and Oyotunji.
Oshun is the Orishas of the fresh waters, the goddess of the river that shares her same name. She brings prosperity and fertility to her worshippers, she especially watches over the poor and the sick, as she is said to heal the sick with the power of water. Oshun is also the Orishas of love, she is often represented as a beautiful young woman or mermaid. With the African diaspora, Shun was brought to the Americas and adopted into the Cuban, Brazilian and Haitian religious belief systems.
3.5" tall, polystone
This is the Yoruba Goddess that Beyonce pays homage to in the video "Hold Up" and the Goddess she identifies with. Oshun is the Goddess of fertility, female sensuality, love and motherhood. She is very empowering.
She is beneficent, generous, very kind, but has a horrific temper. When she loses her temper, it causes untold destruction.