Oshun; Santeria and Orisha of Love and Sensuality
by Raul Canizares
Oshun is the Deity of 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 thet the secret of life is love.