Her stylish blue and crystal skirts billow in wave-like motions. One of the ORISHAS, she is a sensuous, slow-moving figure, just like the water she represents. Very calm and soothing for birthing situations. But she has a curious aversion to salt — so she will float over the ocean but not in it.
YEMAYA is also a Moon Goddess and the number seven has special significance for her.
We don’t like to gossip, but her husband OBATALA has a shady past — he created mankind under less than reputable circumstances. Still, that’s all water under the bridge now.