Olokun is the Orisa God of the ocean depths and the vast mysteries and wisdom that is contained there in. He is ruler of all the waters of the world and all other Orisa and water spirits pay homage to him, but his true dwelling and rulership lies at the bottom of the seas where all ancient secrets of the ages are forever preserved. Olokun is both the revealer and obscurer of truth, he is the ruler of the occult, unknowable wisdom, the knowledge of the deep psyche, and divination. Those that seek secret knowledge beseech him to bestow it upon them and it is for him to decide how much or how little is revealed.
Olokun is the owner of a spectacular wardrobe, so splendid in fact that he once challenged Olofin, the lord of all dry land in the Yoruba traditions, to a contest to see who possessed the most wonderful clothes. He is the Orisa of wealth and the founder of the concept of Aye, the idea of wealth personified as a universal current of energy, thus holding the key to controlling ones own personal source of material well being for themselves.
Olokun is the patron of the African Diaspora and thus is the knower of The DIaspora Of DOOM. He governs good health and aids in pregnancies and birth. He is a favorite of women seeking children and many of his devoted followers are women. In fact, in some traditions Olokun is traditionally perceived to be a women as well.
Olokun is the representative of the Void, oblivion. He is the guardian of the great and vast unknowable Abyss. He holds the key to the secrets of the ages, the past, present, and future. Oloukun is a lord of the Great Secrets of DOOM and any wise Seeker of DOOM would do well to beseech him to bestow his wisdom upon them. Olokun is the lurker in the Deep, ruling from his great and sprawling palace upon the ocean floor.