Year: 2019

 

Santeria : 4th of october, Orula’s day

Orunmila is an Orisha. He is the great benefactor of the humanity and his main advisor. He reveals the future through the secrets of Ifa, the supreme oracle. He is also a great healer, and those who ignores his advices can undergo the ups and downs produced by Eshu. ShareRead More

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Santeria : The 24th of sptember is the day of Orisha Obatala

The Virgin of the Mercedes or Our Lady of the Mercedes, also called the Queen of Peace, is one of the advocations of the Virgin Mary.  According to the legend, in 1218 San Pedro Nolazco had a vision of the Blessed Virgin who became known as La Virgen de laRead More

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Santeria : The 8th of September is Oshun’s feast day

Oshun is a female Orisha who is part of the Orishas of head (which means she is received by the head). She represents the intensity of the feelings, spirituality, human sensuality and linked to it, delicacy, finesse, and from her love and femininity radiate sweetness. Share this article

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Santeria : 7th of september is the day of Yamaya, Yemanja, Yemaya Olokun

Yemayá is a feminine orisha, she is the mother of all the sons and all the girls on the planet. She represents the uterus of all species and the source of life. She symbolizes fertility and motherhood. She is a head Orisha which at the end has received the dominionRead More

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Santeria : Ashé

Ashé is one of the most used terms of Santeria. However, most of us, when we begin to learn the concepts and their meanings while taking our first steps in religion, we receive the brief explanation that the Ashé is a blessing or in some case a vital power orRead More

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Setup an ancestors altar

The purpose of the altar is to serve as a place of remembrance for those ancestors whose wisdom and understanding has improved the quality of your life. Again, for those who do not know their lineage, do not let this inhibit the process. The altar may be used to communicateRead More

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How to prepare a sacred altar at home

Before creating a “Spiritual Boveda” Spiritual Altar to the ancestors, several preliminary steps need to occur. First the room should be clean and neat. After the alter is configured it should stay as clean as possible. Ifa teaches that dirt and disorder can attract unwanted spiritual forces.This may seem simplistic,Read More

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Santeria: Every 28th of June we celebrate Oggun’s day

Oggun is the Orisha that represents and is the patron of the blacksmiths, of the wars, of technology, of the surgeons of the army as well as everything that needs uniforms and of all the ones that works in some way or another with the metals or some metal inRead More

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The 25th of june is the day of Oke in the Santeria

Oke is the Orisha of the hill, of the mountains and of the heights, all elevations of the earth. It represents the perfection of the primordial state of man that is born of Olodumare and returns to him. It symbolises the mysteries of Olofin and the firmness of Mother Earth.Read More

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The power of ancestors

Ifa teaches that the power to effectively invoke Spirits comes as a result of initiation and the training that is sanctioned by initiation. The exception to this rule is egun (ancestor spirits). In Ifa, there are ancestor initiations (egungun, isegun, ato), but everyone is believed to have the power andRead More

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