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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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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 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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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,Read More

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Yoruba religion : 2017 Ifa’s Predictions for Cuba and the World

The Letter of the Year is a guide for the upcoming year for millions of Cuban people who practice the Yoruba religion on the island and in the world. There used to be two versions, one published by the Cuban Yoruba Association and the other by the Miguel Febles PadronRead More

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Santeria : The dead give birth to the orishas

Ancestral spirits are one of the most important aspects to the Rule of Osha, both in daily practice and in every ritual we perform. In the religion of Lucumi/Lukumi every newcomer begins their journey by learning to build a relationship with their ancestral spirits. We say that “if we standRead More

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Santeria & IFA Consultation Online

Santeria.fr offers a consultation online service, for people that are isolated from any religious surround or just need to receive the help from a serious religious familly. The consultations are made ​​with Eleggua’s seashells by a Santera or by a Babalawo with the Ekuele. Share this article

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How to prepare a throne for the orishas

A throne is an ephemeral structure made with colored fabrics called “paños de santos” used to cover them and pedestals on which the orishas are placed. Share this article

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Godfather’s myth: The catholic Origin

Read the next news to follow this one : The need of godfather in the “Regla Osha / Ifa” is essential.

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Initiation

While the power of the Orishas is legendary, one doesn’t become initiated for power or for money. Instead initiations in Santeria help the person to move forward in their lives, often in specific ways and impart the aché or spiritual power of the Orishas into your life. There are a number of levels of initiation, and the knowledge you gain deepens as well as the commitment expected of you by the Orishas and your Godparents.

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