Osun is the Spirit of Fresh Water. In Merindinlogun Osun speaks in Ose (5 cowries). Osun is the source of abundance and fertility. For ebo Osun eats honey, guinea corn, palm kernel. In Nigeria Osun´s colors are white, in the Diapsora Osun´s color is yellow.
(Praising the Spirit of the River)
Osun àwúráolu, serge síì elewe roju oniki. Làtojúku awede we mo.
The Spirit of the River, turtle drummer, open the path of attraction. Mother of Salutations. Cleansing Spirit clean the inside and out.
Eni ide ki su omi a san réré. Alode k’oju ewuji o san réré.
The maker of brass does not polute the water. We are entitled to wear the crown that awakens all pleasure.
Alode k’oju emuji o san réré. O male odale o san réré. Ase.
We are entitled to wear the crown that awakens all pleasure. The Spirit of the Earth that wanders freely. May it be so.
(Praise names for the Spirit of the River)
Òsun òyéyéni mò.
The Spirit of the River who is full of understanding.
O wa yanrin wayanrin kówó sí.
Spirit who digs sand to bury money.
Spirit who blushes while serving as a warrior.
Oyeye ni mò.
Spirit who glories in fresh palm leaves.
1. I yere Orisha woyo, I yere.