Oshun is the Orisha of sweetness, love, and beauty. She is the embodiment of feminine grace, and is a flirtatious coquette. She is a generous and loving mother, but she can also quickly turn bitter if she is wronged. Once she is soured, she is unforgiving and unbending. Oshun can accomplish miracles untold. She is the youngest of the Orishas and is depicted as a flirtatious, mixed race woman dressed in yellow, gazing in a mirror. Oshun’s colors and yellow and amber. Her number is 5.
Oshun is the deity of the river waters and is also seen as the embodiment of love and sexuality. She represents the joy of life and is, in many ways, what makes life worth living, Oshun is the patron of gold and all wealth is hers to give. She also rules marriage and is the giver of fertility. Her influence is gentle and loving and she teaches humanity that the secret of life is love.
Oshun Prayer: “Oshun please guide and protect me. Open the doors of opportunity by removing obstacles from my path. Give me courage to overcome my problems and defeat my enemies. Bring justice and balance to my life by bestowing your wisdom upon me. With your powers please give me the strength to fight and win my daily battles. I am ready for your winds of change that bring prosperity to my realm. Amen.”
Orishas are spiritual beings who have been tasked with maintaining this Earth, watching over the affairs of humanity and each has dominion over a portion of nature. Each Orisha is identified with natural forces as well as with human interests or endeavors. These Orishas are mediators between humanity and the Supreme Being.
Pray to Orishas because they are already in heaven, and they can intercede for you. In moments of anxiety, you need to hope and believe in something that helps you recover faith and maintain peace in your life.
Burning incense is great for anyone struggling with insomnia because of the relaxing effect it has. As a result of the calming effect of incense, it can be helpful in relieving built up tension in the muscles as well as in reliving stress and anxiety. The smooth aroma of incense affects the brain activities and stimulates various brain chemicals such as serotonin and dopamine which are the main causes of happiness, relaxation, and many more positive feelings.
Instructions: Place an incense in a heat resistant incense holder. Light the tip of the incense. Allow the flame to catch. Gently blow the flame out. Sit back, relax and enjoy. Establish the psychic link within yourself of spiritual awareness, inner peace, and positive transformation. You must pray and meditate on your desired result.
Approximately 50 incense sticks.