Oya is a prominent deity in the Yoruba religion, which is practiced by many people in West Africa and the African diaspora. Oya is known as the goddess of the wind, lightning, and storms, and is often associated with change and transformation. As such, the Oya prayer is often used as a way of invoking the power and protection of this powerful deity. The prayer may vary depending on the tradition and the practitioner, but it often includes asking for Oya’s guidance and protection, as well as thanking her for her many blessings. The Oya prayer is seen as a way of connecting with the divine and seeking spiritual strength and resilience in the face of life’s challenges. Many practitioners believe that Oya’s energy can help them to overcome obstacles, find their purpose, and live a life of meaning and fulfillment.
Please read the prayers below which will provide guidance for Oya Prayer. May God Bless You!
Oya Prayer 1
With the blessing of Olofin,
Olorun and Oloddumare. May the blessing of my mother Oya always be with me. Blessed Yanza, mother of the nine colored skirts, you who live and reign between the world of the living and the dead. Owner of all the money that is traded in the market, fill me with health, life and prosperity. May the Osogbos not stay in my life because you are the one who protects me, and may I go forever in my house.
Oya Prayer 2
Example of so many virtues, loyalty and devotion. I turn to you to protect myself from so many dangers that threaten me daily. I implore you to take care of my enemies, evil spirits, misfortune and all the unforeseen events that could harm me. May your blessing be with me at all times. I humbly ask you to protect me from so much darkness. I invoke your great intercession, because I trust you and as long as you walk by my side, there will be no evil that could harm me.