Oshun 7 Day Fixed Candle is the perfect addition to your Oshun altar.
Oshun is considered to be the most beautiful of the female Orishas. She exhibits all of the characteristics associated with fresh flowing water: she's lively, sparkling, vivacious, refreshing. No one can resist her seductive laugh, her graceful dancing, and her lips that taste like honey. She has a lush womanly figure with full hips, which suggest eroticism and fertility. She loves silks, perfumes (especially vetiver and sandalwood), fans and mirrors, all kinds of jewelry, (especially coral and amber, gold and brass), she wears golden bracelets that jingle seductively when she moves, and her favorite treat is honey. Her favorite flower is the sunflower. Although she's young and sometimes seems frivolous, she's a very powerful Orisha. In many instances where other Orishas fail, Oshun triumphs, often by using her feminine wiles and sweetness to conquer her enemies.
Oshun's colors are yellow and gold, her number is 5 (and multiples of 5). Her day of the week is Saturday. She's syncretized with the Virgin of Caridad de Cobre, who is the patroness of Cuba. This makes Oshun especially dear to Cubans, who celebrate her feast day of September 8 as a major holiday. Both the peacock and the vulture are her symbols. A patakí explains that Oshun in the form of a peacock flew to heaven to talk to Olofi about a problem the Orishas were having on the earth. No one else was brave enough to do this, because they knew Olorún (the sun) would burn them to a crisp. As the peacock flew closer to the sun, its feathers were charred, its beauty was lost, and by the time it got to Olofi, it no longer looked like a peacock, but resembled a vulture instead.
We will dress and bless your Oshun 7 Day Fixed Candle with therapeutic grade essential and condition oils, organic herbs, quality minerals, and an intention prayer.
Each candle is custom made and takes time to prepare. We do not mass produce so by nature it may take a few extra days to prepare. Variations in color and herbage may vary from candle to candle.
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