Orisha days of the week

Days of The Week and The Ruling Orisha Below are the days of the week along with the ruling Orisha, as well as the forces of nature, organs of the body, and behaviour. African Traditional Yoruba branch (Ifa). Note - the Afro Cuban (or Lukumi) branch, is slightly different, and will be noted with an *. Monday (Ojo Aje) Day for Financial Success.

1 Ifa/Esu/Osun/Aje/Yemoja/Olokun. 3 Sango/Oya. 4 Obatala/Egungun/Iyaami/Sanpanna. 21 Ifa/Esu/Osun/Aje/Yemoja/Olokun. 22 Ogun/Osoosi/Orisa Oko. 23 Sango/Oya. 25 Ifa/Esu/Osun/Aje/Yemoja/Olokun. 27 Sango/Oya. 29 Ifa/Esu/Osun/Aje/Yemoja/Olokun ***.

Religious Holy Days. Holy day observances are unique for each Orisha, and generally observed by individual seekers or devotees on the feast day honoring the particular Roman Catholic saint whom the Orisha embodies. This list includes the major Orishas honored in the United States, according to scholars and practitioners.




Oya also called (Oia; Yansa; Iansa) is an Orisha from Yoruba religious belief and a Queen of Niger River. She is a weather goddess and is known as one of Africa's strongest deities. An unbeatable warrior who is associated with the color red. In the Yoruba religion Orisha "meant a spirit sent by one of 3 manifestations of Supreme God. Oyá is a powerful warrior, and the wife of Changó. She epitomizes female power and righteous anger. Her full name is Oyá-Yansan, which means “mother of nine.”. In Brazilian Umbanda she is represented by Saint Barbara. Her feast day is February 2. Oyá also known as Ollá, Yansa or Iansán is a fierce and powerful female warrior in Santeria.

In 1929 the Soviet Union tried a five-day week, with one day of rest. Instead of the traditional day names, the days were given colors: yellow, orange, red, purple, and green. In order to keep mass production going, each Soviet citizen was assigned a different day of rest, so a husband might have a yellow day off and the wife on green day.

Monday - Yellow. Tuesday - Purple. Wednesday - Yellow, red or multi colored. Thursday - Yellow-green. Friday - Bluish gray. Saturday - Black. The above color tradition remained in force for several centuries. Many Asian cultures believe that by wearing specific colors associated with the days of the week, one can avoid bad luck and.