Oshun, the Nigerian goddess (Orisha) who reigns over love, intimacy, beauty, wealth and diplomacy. Through time the importance of Oshun has been lost she is very important in Nigerian culture because Oshun is the “unseen mother present at every gathering”, because Oshun is the Yoruba understanding of the cosmological forces of water, moisture, and attraction. Therefore, she is believed to be omnipresent and omnipotent. Her power is represented in another Yoruba proverb which reminds us that “no one is an enemy to water” and therefore everyone has need of and should respect and revere Oshun, as well as her followers. Many Cubans to this day actually knowledge the Goddess Oshun.