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What is the story behind Yemaya?

Yemayá is the Yoruba orisha of motherhood and the sea. She is often represented as a mermaid, but is not just a mermaid. She is the great mother of us all and represents Mother Earth, the life giver.


As the patron of women, she is associated with the moon which has a powerful influence on women.Sep 4, 2023

'Yamaya' Goddess of the Sea

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