AFRICAN MYTHOLOGY

The Gods and Spirits of Africa

YANSAN

African Wind Goddess

Goddess of Passing Wind

She is otherwise known as OYA, the Yoruba Creator Goddess.

When things are quiet she sneaks off to become YANSAN, a Goddess of Wind. We’re not sure which way she blows. Not passing wind we hope.

YANSAN FACTS AND FIGURES

Name : YANSAN
Area or people : Yoruba people of Nigeria and Benin
Location : Africa
Gender : Female
Type : deity
In charge of : Wind
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : OKAY, not bad
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : None known
Popularity index : 5336

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Article last updated on 15 January 2014 by the Godchecker Team.

Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders

References: Coming soon.

Cite this article:

Saunders, Chas, and Peter J. Allen, eds. "YANSAN: Goddess of the Wind from African mythology." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 15 Jan. 2014. Web. 22 July 2014.

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