Who is Oya Iyansa and Why is Change Good?
Oya… Governs the winds and by extension, the winds of change. The winds are determined through the rotations of the planet and the rotation of the entire solar system and Galaxy… Moved by the magnetic motions of the black hole in the center of the universal and the northern circumpolar stars. The circumpolar stars are where the North Star is found along with the drinking gourd aka the Big Dipper. It is the North Star that gives direction when you are lost. The winds are not just on earth but also in the heavens and ethers. Thus…Oya is the mother of the 9 heavens…Oruns ..because the winds and dancing movements extend through the layers of the atmosphere and throughout deep space. Oya is what makes it all spin and turn… That spin is what creates our experience of day and night, summer, winter, fall, spring, the rainy and the dry seasons. That dance and spinning also creates orbital patterns of sacred geometry when tracked over years. As a change agent, Oya is related to time. Time is governed by the moon’s rotations and seasons . Oya ushers in change at its proper time.
We already know the winds create tornados and hurricanes… But Oya creates thunder and lightening too. As the etheric realm is hers where sound and light is produced. When water evaporates into the sky, it creates clouds that hold bits of ice that when full collide together creating an electric charge. That electric charge is lightening which creates pockets of air through which the light travels and then collapses producing the sound of thunder. It is within the atmosphere that radio waves, sonar waves, and digital waves travel. Thus all wireless technology uses these atmospheric waves to send and receive information. Cell phones, internet, broadcasting, media streaming. It is within the atmosphere that quantum particles travel between dimensions. Thus, Oya can travel between heaven and earth. As such rainbows use the atmosphere to build a bridge of light. When the sun’s light travels through the atmosphere and contacts water droplets in the air, the light is reflected off of the water and creates fractals of bended light that produce the colors of a rainbow.
Oya is the master shapeshifter and as buffalo woman, the power is hidden… Veiled …not so much in what you see…but what you can’t see.. If you just look at the surface and the outside, you will miss it entirely because the material world is her mask. Her mysteries cannot be pierced by the faint hearted nor the shallow. She is the transformer of consciousness via the ultimate change…evolution. Oya forces growth and evolution.