Ogun represents work and all human effort. He is also a symbol of violence, of brute force, of raw energy. He is one of the older orishas, brother to Ellegua, Ochosi and Chango, with whom he has had many battles.
Attributes: Seven Iron implements, black dogs, horseshoes, magnets and iron fillings
Colors: Green & Black
Days of the Week: Tuesday & Wednesday and the 4th of each month.
Numbers: 3 & 7
Offerings: Cigars, Rum, Toy Cars, Airplanes and Weapons. White beans, roosters, possum, smoked fish, and plaintains covered with palm oil.