Yoruba Mythology

YANSAN

Yoruba 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
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names:

Gender: Female
Type: Goddess
Area or people: Yoruba people of Nigeria and Benin
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

In charge of: Wind
Area of expertise: Wind

Good/Evil Rating: OKAY, not bad

Article last updated on 19 May 2019 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

References: Coming soon.

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