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Olokun

Olukun Olokun Goddess of Bottom of sea
 
Olokun or Olóòkun - In Benin is considered male and Ife as the female deity of the sea. In Brazil it is worshiped as mother and mistress of the sea Iemanjá (Olokun). Olokun cult has traditional houses of Candomblé, but not take part in the festivities, no songs are sung in "xirê." As with other orixas (Orunmila, Oduduwa). They are seated but are not started for these iawos orixas. With the coming of African priests to Brazil, is now trying to recover the culto.porém unmarked by the faithful. Perhaps for lack of better knowledge and due to syncretism
 
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