Goddess Aida Wedo

Aida Wedo is the goddess of rainbows in West Africa. 

  • Aida Wedo is a Yoruban and Voudoun goddess who takes the form of a rainbow python, a snake with iridescent scales. 
  • Her rainbow body encircles the world and the oceans, making her a cosmic guardian and the connection between heaven and earth. 
  • Water, wind, fire, rainbows, and serpents are all under her control. 
  • She is a benign deity who teaches her devotees honesty, strength, and mind-body-spirit unification. 
  • Her hue is white, since it is the manifestation of all colors, and her worshippers have traditionally given her rice, eggs, and milk.