Yemaja Essay | Yemanja

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Yemanja

Summary: Short essay that tells about the Brazilian goddess Yemanja and how Brazilians celebrate in her name.
The Brazilians know Yemanja as "Queen of the Sea." She represents power and majesty. Sweet melodies surround this woman and it seems as if the songs are coming from within her own body.

In her left hand, Yemanja carries a comb made of sea oysters. In the right hand, she carries a mirror made of snail shells. This is used when Yemanja is combing her long, dazzling hair. She wears a crown that is made up of silver and snail shells. It is also decorated with pure white pearls. Yemanja wears a necklace, which is made of silver and has a fish icon hanging on the end. This icon represents her kingdom, which is the ocean. These two items, the crown and necklace, give Yemanja a goddess like quality.

The festival of Yemanja is a celebration in which this goddess is honored. Beliefs of Yemanja were first brought to...

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