Question: How many wives did Shango have?

He had three wives, namely Queen Oshun, Queen Oba, and Queen Oya.

How many wives did Sango marry?

(Edit: some texts list him as the third Alaafin of the Oyo Empire). He had three wives, Olori Oba, his first, Olori Osun (Oshun) and Olori Oya. Of all three wives, he loved Osun the most because she was the best cook.

Who is Shango first wife?

In Yoruba mythology, Ọba or Obbá is the first wife of Shango, the third king of the Oyo Empire and the Yoruba Undergod of thunder and lightning. Obbá is said to be an Orisha of the river. She was the daughter of Yemaja and one of the consorts of Shango.

Who were Shangos wives?

Shango was a powerful ruler in the Oyo Empire during the 15th century in what is present-day Western Nigeria. His wives names were Oshun, Oba and Oya. They were said to have been strong women who went into battle.

Who is Oya married to?

ỌyaRegionNigeria, Benin, Latin AmericaEthnic groupYorùbáPersonal informationSpouseShango7 more rows

Who is Oya in Egyptian?

Bastet was the daughter of Ra, sister of Sekhmet, the wife of Ptah, and the mother of Mihos. Since the Second Dynasty, Bastet was worshiped as a deity, most commonly in Lower Egypt. Her form and powers changed over the years. It was believed that every day she would ride through the sky with her father, the sun god Ra.

Who is the strongest Orisha?

Ṣàngó Ṣàngó is viewed as the most powerful and feared of the orisha pantheon. He casts a thunderstone to earth, which creates thunder and lightning, to anyone who offends him.

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