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Yemaya: African Goddess: Exploring the Oceans Rich Mythology:

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Yemaya is the Goddess of the month of July. She is a important figure within the rich and diverse Yoruba culture which thrives in the present day Nigeria, Togo, and Benin. As a mother sprit and patron of women especially pregnant women Yemaya symbolizes mother hood and the ocean. She is considered the creator goddess giving birth to all waters and other Orishas. Her influence extends across the Atlantic as she holds important esteem in Afro-Caribbean cultures and religions such as Santeria .

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