Oshun

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Oshun

(əʊˈʃʌn) or

Osun

n
(Placename) a state of SW Nigeria. Capital: Oshogbo. Pop: 3 423 535 (2006). Area: 9251 sq km (3570 sq miles)
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It was barely afternoon but the girls were dressed as if going to a party, one in a glittery skirt, the other in pants that looked as if your fingers might stick to the fabric, and the other in the sort of yellow dress one might otherwise wear for Ochun. The girl in the skirt said, "Remember always to smile.
To her devotees in Oriente, she is often Cachita, a nickname for Caridad, with an older claim to the Virgin than Ochun, the beloved and sensuous oricha.
Luego se anuncio una misionera, Caridad, ella se proclamo como el apoyo sentimental, una figura relevante para ofrecer claridad en asuntos amorosos, asimismo, la joven debia por recomendacion de Caridad, rendirle adoracion a Ochun, su retribucion eran girasoles y/o flores amarillas.
Luego, vienen lasyabas, esto es, las mujeres: Oya, Ochun, Yewa, Yoba, Nanan, Yemaya y, por ultimo, el mayor de todos los orichas: Obatala, el padre.
In the Cuban Santeria Orisha tradition, OchUn is a Yoruba deity who is worshiped with a Catholic saint t counterpart in various countries in the Americas.