The Wizards Table
Divination & Character Analysis
Description: Yemayah, (aka Yemalia, Yemalla, Yemayà, Yemonja, Baluandé, Balaúnde, Bamba di Ngola,Mboma, Mamá Kalunga, Pungo Kasimba, Mamá Umba,Mbúmba Mamba, Nkita Kiamasa, Nkita Kuna Mamba, Muana Lango,Mameto-Caitumbá,Dandalunda, Maie Danda, Pandá) is the Santería (Macumba) Orisha of the Ocean, fish, and Motherhood. Yemayah embodies the value of nurturing. She is long-breasted, and wears an insignia of alternating crystal and blue beads. She has a strong, nurturing, and life-giving, but very destructive nature. In Santería (Macumba), she is considered to be the Great Witch, and the ultimate manifestation of feminine power. Yemayah is identified with the Virgin Mary as "Our Lady of Regla" and "Our Lady of Lourdes". Yemalla symbolizes human compassion. Yemalla is the Palo version.