Odudua - also Odua. Yoruban
Goddess of Love. Odudua is worshiped in
West Africa as the mother of love and
childrearing. Her name means Black One,
and She is pictured as a great beauty with skin like obsidian stone. She rules directional and elemental south, unity,
creativity, community, love, fertility, and devotion in romantic
relationships. Women celebrate Odudua’s
feast days by offering themselves with abandon to male worshipers.