Year: 2014

 

Organizing Commission for the Sign of the Year “Miguel Febles Padrón” 2015

Following a tradition of twenty nine years, the Organizing Commission of the Reading of the Year gathered on the 31st of December 2015 in the House-Temple situated on Avenida 10 de Octubre #1509, between Josefina and Gertrudis, Vibora, Municipality of 10 de Octubre, City of Havana, Cuba. The Organizing Commission for theRead More

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Santeria in Houston 2 : Like binary code

Divination plays a major role in the religion, said UH anthropologist Susan Rasmussen. Priestess Perry has been trained to enlist the Orishas in foretelling the future through the casting of sacred cowrie shells. Her husband, Rony, a higher-level priest or babalawo, can employ the Ifa system, relating the patterns ofRead More

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Santeria : Faith in suburban Houston

Disciples fill a suburban Houston home for a day of worship as chanting emanates from a sheet-curtained side room in which she divines the future and enacts other secret rituals. Perry, a priestess, feels a deep spiritual connection to a saint-like “patron” called Ogun and predicts events channeling other spiritsRead More

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How to prepare a throne for the orishas

A throne is an ephemeral structure made with colored fabrics called “paños de santos” used to cover them and pedestals on which the orishas are placed. Share this article

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Santeria: Animist

The fundamental pillars of this religion are the cult of ancestors or “eguns” and animist beliefs that say that all the elements of nature are animated by spirits. It is a monotheistic religion that recognizes a single god who created everything even if it has polytheistic practices. Share this article

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Godfather’s myth: The catholic Origin

Read the next news to follow this one : The need of godfather in the “Regla Osha / Ifa” is essential.

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Ifa divination system intangible cultural heritage of humanity

The Ifa divination system, which makes use of an extensive corpus of texts and mathematical formulas, is practiced among Yoruba communities and by the African diaspora in the Americas and the Caribbean. The word Ifa refers to the mystical figure Ifa or Orunmila, regarded by the Yoruba as the deityRead More

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Letter of the year 2014 for California

Odù Ìyási Edún (Letter of The Year) 2014 for California and near neighborhoods states This past December 31 of 2013, a series of ceremonies were made in the last day of 2013 we ended the year  with Ifá Divinations for this coming Year 2014 known as “The Letter of theRead More

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