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Letter of The Year 2012 by Miguel Febles Padrón

Following a tradition of twenty six years,the Organizing Commission of the Reading of the Year gathered on the 31st of December 2011 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 the Sign of the Year […]

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The Ethical code of IFA

Firstly, The Ethical Code of IFA was born in the Oddu Ika Fun. After that, it is a set of rules of Osha-Ifa (Santeria) to be observed by believers as well as babalawos. Rules are : The awo (babalawo) is not to say what he does not know.The awo should not perform ceremonies which he does […]

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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.

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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 la Merced, urging him to found […]

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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 communicate with known relatives, and it […]