Although Ochun is said to be the youngest of the

 Orishas, she is the one whose prayers

 go directly to the ears of Olodumare.

  She is the owner of sweet water;

 rivers, lakes, waterfalls, and rain.

  She is also known as 

"The Mother of Secrets".

She is prayed to for love, marriage, fertility,

 and the delivery of healthy babies.

Her colors are gold, bright yellow and orange.

 Her number is 5.

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  Her emblems are the fan and the mirror 

and the peacock.

  Her favorite foods or offerings are:

 honey, pumpkin, sweets, and champagne.


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