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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 all ori. Any Orisha may claim […]

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Santeria: Interpretation of the letter of the year

  Here’s something that both Cuba and the U.S. suffer from: ‘narcissistic attitudes’. After performing rituals in places like rivers, forests, hills and sacred trees, Cuba’s babalawos lock themselves into the Asociación Cultural Yoruba en La Habana, Cuba, entre la calle Prado #615 e/ Monte y Vieja, Dragones,  on December 31st. They include leaders of […]

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Santeria: letter of the year 2018 from Cuba

This year, like the year 2017, a letter of the year 2018 was unified from both religious branches: the Cuban Council of Major Priests of Ifa and the Organizing Committee of the letter of the year Miguel Febles Padrón. On June 20, 2016, the consolidation of both letters of the year was communicated in a […]

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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.

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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, etc. These are some of […]