Goddess of love, symbolic of, the creation of beauty and art, sensual delights and self- adornment.
Her symbols are mirrors, jewelry, honey, golden silks and feather fans.
Creativity in decorating home and temple is a way of honoring Oshun, who will bless any beautiful space created in Her honour. There is no object so common that Oshun will not appreciate more if it is made artistic and pleasing to the eye.
.She is married to Ṣàngó, the god of thunder, and is his favorite wife because of her excellent cooking skills. One of his other wives, Oba, was her rival. They are the goddesses of the Oshun and Oba rivers, which meet in a turbulent place with difficult rapids.