Olorun the Sun, the perennially visible realization of divinity. He is the most sensitive manifestation and material of Olofi and Olordumare and that the initiates become when they think about these.
He is the vital force of existence and, thanks to his heat and energy he makes our crops grow, there is day and night, moving waters and winds. He is a sign of life and plant creation, sustenance of the existence in the flat land Olorun is the owner of light, colors, air, breath and blow of life also, stamina and effort.
Practitioners, and in particular the babalawos greet him standing against the Sun with wide open arms towards the front and with the palms of the hands facing up.