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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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The Santería Religion / The Lucumi Religion recognize by Unesco

Santería, (Spanish: “The Way of the Saints”), also called La Regla de Ocha (Spanish: “The Order of the Orishas”) or La Religión Lucumí (Spanish: “The Order of Lucumí”), the most common name given to a religious tradition of African origin that was developed in Cuba and then spread throughout LatinRead More

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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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