Yemaya, Goddess of the Ocean, Moon, all orishas, holding a turtle in the air as if praying in the deep blue sea; both dolphin swim and pelican fly around her; her skin is warm, radiant & glowing with the full moon behind her; her head is adorned with an oblong crown and her hair, embellished with seashells; her tail, curled up, is sequin-like silvery blue (African: Yoruba; Afro-Caribbean; Afro-Brazilian; For more info., http://zer0dmx.tripod.com/gods/yemaya.html)

Yemaya, Goddess of the Ocean, Moon, all orishas, holding a turtle in the air as if praying in the deep blue sea; both dolphin swim and pelican fly around her; her skin is warm, radiant & glowing with the full moon behind her; her head is adorned with an oblong crown and her hair, embellished with seashells; her tail, curled up, is sequin-like silvery blue (African: Yoruba; Afro-Caribbean; Afro-Brazilian; For more info., http://zer0dmx.tripod.com/gods/yemaya.html)

flower offerings for Yemanjá, queen of the sea, feminine principle of creation

flower offerings for Yemanjá, queen of the sea, feminine principle of creation

Just keep swimming ... swimming ... swimming. :) swimming, and keeping our environment clean.

Just keep swimming ... swimming ... swimming. :) swimming, and keeping our environment clean.

Olokun cradling the slaves of the Middle Passage as they threw themselves overboard to their death.

Olokun cradling the slaves of the Middle Passage as they threw themselves overboard to their death.

Olokun-Yemaya

Olokun – The Yoruban Goddess of the Deep Dark Sea

Yemaya | ... Black History During America’s Black History Month

Yemaya | ... Black History During America’s Black History Month

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