Make an Offering to Mama Wata Before Time Runs Out!
Ma, Nu, Tefnut, Auset, Yemaya, Oshun are the many names for Mother Waters used in the Afrakan Diaspora. Over aeons of time, the Mami Wata spirit has become blended in many cultures, spirituality and religions; influencing every civilization of the world, including Native American Spiritualism, Hinduism, Islam and Christianity. Shrines and Altars glisten among the paintings and sculptures that depict her, with her colors of blue and white, in the waters as a mermaid-like form, flowing hair or grasping a snake. Her colors are often Blue, white and gold.
Mama Wata is Nu, Auset, Yemaya, Hapi, Tawaret, MaRa, Tefnut....
*Ma is one of the oldest names of the Most High source, creator. She is the Milk source or represented as the Cow of the Milky Way Galaxy. Her elemental powers and presence in the universe is reflected as Ankh- The Womb of life, Nu the primordial waters, and Amen the infinite and eternal unknown and most sacred. She has a special relationship with Ra her Sun star to heat and light the way of Eartha. This is a mother and son relationship. Her descendants are revealed as Mary, Marie, and Mason. She also lives as the names of:
*Nu the Eternal primordial waters and fountain of life. "Lucy in the sky with diamonds!" The Black Womb of Ma+N, Is known as the vortex of the spirit that is transformed and transitioned into the empirical world. Nu is the mothers' water in the womb that feeds, nurtures, forms and shapes a fetus. Nu swallows her Sun, Ra every night, to protect him during the battle of Heru and Set is being fought. She gives birth to Ra every morning in the form of Ausar, rising in the morning!
*Tefnut is the primordial elemental power of moisture and atmosphere. She is depicted as the dew, firmament, steam, mist, fog or the clouds.
*Auset (later Isis) is representative of the primordial waters and mysteries of Ankh the womb of life, birth, Breast milk and family. She is the Kandaki Mother, wife and co-regent of Ausar, her husband and ruler of Amenta, heaven. After Auset's husband was murdered and destroyed by his jealous brother Set, Auset was able to conceive her sun Heru who would move to vanquish and restore the benevolent rule and kingdom of heaven in the world. She is the Moon as she reflects the sun in the darkness, to guide the way of her sun Heru.
*Hapi is the natural power of mother hippopotamus
*Taweret and Bes are the mothers and protectors of childbirth, family and the home. Taweret is displayed as a crocodile, Mama Bes appears as a Twa mother.
*Oshun is the mother of the fresh waters, She flows into the rivers, lakes, streams, and ponds
*Yemaya, is known as one of the "Seven African Powers." Yemaya is an Orisha, originally from the traditional religious practices of the Yoruba people in Africa. Orishas are sometimes described as the emissaries of Olodumare, or God Almighty.
Over the past decades, Yemaya has become prominent in the Afro-American religions and other forms of African American diasporic spirituality which can be found in various countries of the Caribbean and Latin America as well as parts of the USA South. #MamaWata #AmenAnkh #NoDAPL #Auset #AmericanAfrikan #Yemaya #FirstMermaids #WaterIsLife #Indigenous #Indigo
She is the patron of women, in particular, pregnant women. It was said that Yemaya protected our Ancestors on their journeys across the ocean to keep them safe. She is kind and giving. She is said to be the “mother whose children number as the fish in the sea” and that is why she ...is presented as a two-tailed mermaid. Yemaya is said to bring forth and protect life through all the highs and lows, even during the worst atrocities that can be suffered.