Year: 2017

 

Santeria: Preparation of the Letter of the year 2018 – La letra del año 2018

Starting on 31st of December 2017 and all along the first week of the year 2018, will gather the greatest number of  Cuban Babalawos from Cuba and some from all over the world, with the members of the Council of the higher priest of IFA at the Cultural association inRead More

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Santeria : The origin of the Rumba 1

The Rumba, of African root, arises with irrepressible force in Matanzas. Do not confuse it with the Rumba that later develops in Spain that drinks in the rhythm of the Son of the East. Alejandro Garcàa Caturla (1906-1940) already left a written work for orchestra, entitled “The Rumba”, where heRead More

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Santeria : Osain the medecin man

Africans believed that the Saints left Earth, went to heaven and then graduated to it in the form of rain. That this water fall in the rivers and these became Chinese stones that take the color according to the Oricha (Some white other black, some yellow and other roses CarmeliteRead More

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Santeria : Rituals with Eggun (Ancestors)

Ritual Eggun Hereby you’ll find rituals to realise in front of Eggun that are convenient to do when in a consultation of the diloggun appears the sign okana and some of its combinations as okana tonti ogunda, okana tonti oshe, okana tonti odi, okana tonti ofun and okana tonti merinla.Read More

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Santeria : Ritual to Obatala for the money

Obatalá is the kindly father of all the orishas and all humanity. He is also the owner of all heads and the mind. Though it was Olorun who created the universe, it is Obatalá who is the creator of the world and humanity. Obatalá is the source of all that isRead More

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Spiritim : Song for a spiritual mess

Today’s text is part of the many songs that are used for the Spiritual Mess. The song’s name is « Who is calling » it is a warning to the people that when you call the unknown it has to be treated with respect. Share this article

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Santeria : How to pay tribute to Yewa

[email protected] Last 30 of October we have been celebrating the day of Yewa, we propose some offerings « Adimus » that you can prepare for her. Since the number of Yewa is 11 the offerings are placed in this number, that is to say it is appeared by 11 apples, 11 figs,Read More

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Yoruba religion : 2017 Ifa’s Predictions for Cuba and the World

The Letter of the Year is a guide for the upcoming year for millions of Cuban people who practice the Yoruba religion on the island and in the world. There used to be two versions, one published by the Cuban Yoruba Association and the other by the Miguel Febles PadronRead More

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Santeria : The spirits of the dead call Eggun

For the religious and the Santeros/Santeras, the Babalawos, their ancestors, the spirits of the deads are friendly allies. They don’t fear the spirits of the dead, they petitioned them for help and honore them with sacrifices, libations, offerings and gifts. Back in the Yoruba land (Ile Ife), families would buryRead More

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Santeria : The dead give birth to the orishas

Ancestral spirits are one of the most important aspects to the Rule of Osha, both in daily practice and in every ritual we perform. In the religion of Lucumi/Lukumi every newcomer begins their journey by learning to build a relationship with their ancestral spirits. We say that “if we standRead More

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