OYA is the Orisha of storms, lightning, the marketplace and cemeteries. She is a warrior, the wife of Chango. Her color is aubergine, and her saint is Theresa. She epitomizes female power and righteous anger.
In Vodou, Oya is called Manman Brigitte, the swaggering, rum drinking wife of Baron. She may be directly related to the Greek warrior goddess Minerva, through her Irish counterpart Brighid.
Her number is 9.
Use to bring transitions, protection and to break hexes.
Associated with: Our Lady of Candlemas
Feast Day: February 9
Day of the Week: Friday
Color: Her main color is wine; but all colors are appropriate except black.
Measures 2 3/8 inches wide x 8 inches tall and burns for approximately 120 hours. Made of 100% Paraffin Wax with a clean-burning cotton wick (no lead).
Color pigment & image may vary from photo.