Rita's Oya hand brewed ritual oil has been designed to enhance the spirit of change, transition and help guard you during life's chaotic streams. It has been created to help draw in the fiery energy of Oya to bring out your warrior spirit during chaotic transitions. This blend will also bring you close to your spirit guardians, the power of fire and air, and the protective nurturer within.Oya, known also as Iansan (Mother of Nine) is the Santeria Queen of the Dead, Goddess of Winds and Storms and Lightning, Guardian of the Gates of the Cemetery, Deity of commercialism and markets. She is seen in aspects as the warrior-spirit of the wind, lightning, fertility, fire, and magic. She creates hurricanes and tornadoes, and guards the underworld. Spirit of tornadoes (which are said to be her whirling skirts as she dances), lightning (the power of which she acquired from her husband, Shango), earthquakes, and any kind of destruction. Beyond destruction, Oya is the spirit of change, transition, and the chaos that often brings it about. Her association with the marketplace, and more specifically with the gates of cemeteries (as opposed to the entire underworld), reveals her in her aspect as facilitator of transition. Oya's close association with the passage from life into death also means she is one of the few Orishas which are worshiped alongside the Egun ancestors, whose cult is most often distinct from that of the Orishas. In the stories of the faith, she can transform herself into a water buffalo. One of her preferred offerings is the eggplant.Oya is a difficult energy to understand, and many people fear her for her severity and harshness. However, she is extremely maternal, and will war with any orisha for her Children. She is known to never abandon her children, and is harsh with those who offend her and her children, but harsher still with her children who offend her.As a cemetery deity, she makes a tribune with Obba and Yewa. She guards the gates of the cemetery, so that souls may only enter and not leave, and that those whose time it is not to be taken by Iku yet. She is in some areas viewed as a psycho-pomp, who comes to ferry the souls of the dead to the next world. Rita's Oya hand brewed oil comes in a 1/8 ounce perfume roller bottle and as always made when the moon is right.♡ ☾ ♡ ☾ ♡ ☾ ♡ ☾ ♡ ☾ ♡ ☾ ♡ ☾ ♡ ☾ ♡ ☾ ♡ ☾ ♡Client Review:"Having never worked with Oya before I wasn’t sure what to expect from wearing an oil made in her honor. As I slide the bottle across my wrists and behind my ears I was pleasantly surprised how it made me feel. Like a wave of fiery femininity rolled over my body and I was washed in her spirit. I felt transformed by the power in this little bottle and ready to take on whatever came my way. The scent was blended perfectly to grab hold of my senses and almost placed me in a trance-like state when I first inhaled the fragrance. The rest of the day I felt pulled more easily to a world I normally can’t access well. The troubles of a cement head! I’m excited to see what is in store for me the longer I wear this blend.Be washed in the sacred waters of Oya when you slide this oil onto your skin. It rolls over your body like a fiery breath of femininity. Surrounding the wearer with a force to be reckoned with! The scent and feeling from the oil isn’t too aggressive but instead gives the person a sense of confidence and power. The feeling of a slight tug into a trance state for me personally made me feel like a goddess on the loose in more worlds than one. It’s a self-esteem boost in a bottle! I’m curious to see what else this oil can do! Watch out world! I have got Rita’s Juju on!"
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