AFRICAN MYTHOLOGY

The Gods and Spirits of Africa

 


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OSHUNMARE

African Rainbow Spirit

The Rainbow Serpent

Did you know that whenever you see a rainbow, it’s actually a multicolored snake spirit stretching strangely across the sky? Well, it is. We hope that alters your whole perspective on the world.

Meanwhile, OSHUNMARE was taken in her entirety to become the colorful Voodou fertility spirit AIDA-WEDO.

OSHUNMARE FACTS AND FIGURES

Name : OSHUNMARE
Area or people : Yoruba people of Nigeria and Benin
Location : Africa
Gender : Female
Type : spiritual being
In charge of : Rainbows
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : OKAY, not bad
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : None known
Popularity index : 3703

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Article last updated on 24 July 2014 by the Godchecker Team.
Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders

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