AFRICAN MYTHOLOGY

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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 : 6159

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Article last updated on 15 January 2014 by the Godchecker Team.
Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders

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