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Ayizan is the most ancient loa.

Her emblem is the frayed palm branch, which is a symbol of purity - clearness of mission and focus of devotion. Her face is covered with them in the picture.

The market where she stands is a traditional place of power for women.

Love, beauty, pleasure and success. Protection for women's affairs and the just in general. Concern for purity of devotion.

The earth and the shape it is in is her concern. The life giving function of the market symbolises the life-giving function of a woman's breasts.

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