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Oya the rain goddess

19 Mar
Oya, also known as Oiá, is a prominent deity in Yoruba mythology. Devotees of Oya cut across Yoruba land, especially in Nigeria, Benin and Togo. She is considered the goddess of the wind, lightning and storms, and is associated with change, transformation and destruction. Oya's genealogy is traced to Yemaja, goddess of the sea. According…

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