Agayu is a tall gigantic man who lives near the rivers and is the strength that comes from deep inside the soul. He transports people across the rivers and is patron of ferryman. He learned to soothe the very rough rivers and has a relationship with the Orisha Oshun. Agayu is lover of fruits and all things his son Shango likes. His sacrificial foods include goats and guinea hens. His beads are with red, yellow and green. He is greatly associated with the Axe and his number is 9. Orishas are the human form of spirits that guide us on how to live and succeed on earth. They rule over the forces of nature and the endeavors of humanity. Each orisha can be recognized via their different numbers and colors which are their marks. Pray to the orishas for guidance on how to successfully live daily with proper alignment and knowledge of one's head, soul, and personal destiny. An Eleke is a string of beads that can be worn by man or woman to help achieve their goal for the problem at hand. The beads represent the energy of the various Orishas, Saints, and Spirits to guide us with spiritual awareness, inner peace, and positive transformation. The beads are a vehicle to connect you to that energy on a daily basis. It’s like a mini shrine being placed on your person. Approximately 34” inches long.