The 13th of June is Eleggua’s day

Eleguá (Elegguá) is sometimes represented as a child, and sometimes as an old man. He represents the beginning and end of life, and the opening and closing of paths in life. Sometimes known as the trickster, he likes to play jokes on people. He enjoys candy and toys. Despite hisRead More

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When Obatala the Orisha Danse

Obatala (known as Obatalá in Latin America and Yoruba mythology) is an Orisha. He is believed to be the Sky Father and the creator of human bodies, which were brought to life by the smooth breath of Olodumare. Obatala is the father of all Orishas and the owner of allRead More

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Santeria : How to attend Oshosi

Offerings for Ochosi Ochosi has a huge apetite for all kinds of hunted animals or fowl. He enjoys pears, grapes, plantains, smoked fish, jutía, pomegranates, anisette and bananas. His animal sacrifices include he-goat, rooster, pheasant, quails, deer and pigeons. Below are some recipes for addimús you can prepare for Ochosi.Read More

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The 6th of june is Oshosi’s day

Ochosi (Oshosi) lives in the woods and is a great hunter and fisherman. He’s also a warrior, a magician and a seer with shamanistic powers.   Ochosi is the lord of justice, and the patron of those who have problems with the law.  According to a pataki (sacred story), when OchosiRead More

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A few things about the Iyawo

The Iyawó must always have his/her head covered during the first three months of Iyaworaje and he/she can not uncovered before anyone except his/her elders in Osha. Only the religious who is doing the Rogacion to his head is allowed to touch it when for some reason it is notRead More

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