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The Nine Colored Scarves he wears Oy√° and its spiritual meaning

9 colors of Oy√°

Oy√° yansa It is the Yoruba deity that represents the wind in its most stormy state.

Incarnating in this way one of the five natural elements that maintain balance on planet earth, what would be human beings without air, life would be unsustainable because we need the precious gas to keep our primordial functions running.

This saint is represented in the Osha as the feicita or main secretary of Olofin, being the first Orisha to find out about the plans and decisions that the supreme Orisha makes, as well as the surprises that he has prepared for humanity.

The 9 colors of Oy√° Yanza and its meaning, what are they?

The 9 colors of Oy√°

The Queen of Centella She wears nine handkerchiefs on her gala dress, these acquire different meanings taking into account the colors they represent and the message that the saint wishes to convey to humanity through them.  

1. The Blue Scarf represents the infinite.

Blue is the color of immensity, it represents the infinite, the seas that the saint crossed to give people freedom.

This scarf embodies the secrets that remain well kept in the heart of Oy√°, the ones he swore to protect with his life.

This tone alludes to the mid-air sky where Yansa develops.

2. The color Red embodies the blood shed in battles.

The color red represents passion, heat and fire.

This tone embodies the wounds and blood shed by the deity in her warrior avatar where she sacrificed her own life in order to do justice to the world.

3. Green symbolizes the rebirth of new hopes.

Green is the designated color Oy√° to represent hope throughout the ages.

This tone alludes to life and the emergence of new opportunities, which often unfold at the least expected moment.

4. The color of victory is Purple.

For many civilizations, purple was the color that distinguished royalty from other social strata, this tone represents the victory and the greatness that is obtained with it.

Many cultures believed that the spiritual representation of triumph was shown wearing a purple toga, the same toga worn by Oy√° once a battle is over.

5. The Carmelite represents the land that we love and defend.

The color carmelite represents the land on which we develop, the one we love and for which we will fight.

This tone spiritually represents the connection that exists between man and his origins, a connection that the Orisha does not abandon with her native continent.

6. White personifies the purity and innocence of good deeds.

The color white is the tone through which Yansa personifies the purity, peace and innocence of good deeds, which are more than rewarded by Olofin.

White refers to the force of truth and the inexhaustible light of divine justice that is shed on all humans equally.

7. Yellow interprets the warmth it takes to live.

The yellow color represents the source of inexhaustible energy and heat found in the Sun, a star that offers the necessary heat for life to exist on earth.

Through this tone the vitality and maturity of the fruits are represented, the African deity carries this color as a symbol of immortality.

8. Tenderness turns from Rosa.

Yansa reflects her maternal side through the color pink, this shows the sweetness and delicacy with which a mother takes care of her children.

The Pink reflects in turn childhood and the memories that mark the life of the human being.

9. The color Orange represents fortune and joy.

The orange color emits joy, this represents the fortune and happiness that is obtained when one has done well.

Oy√° uses this color in his sash to refer to dreams that should never be abandoned no matter how difficult they may seem to fulfill.

If you want to worship Oy√° with offerings, we share some very beautiful ones:

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