For the religious and the Santeros/Santeras, the Babalawos, their ancestors, the spirits of the deads are friendly allies. They don’t fear the spirits of the dead, they petitioned them for help and honore them with sacrifices, libations, offerings and gifts. Back in the Yoruba land (Ile Ife), families would bury their deceased loved ones in […]
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 stand tall it is because we […]
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.
Chequeté (corn) is one of the favorite food of the orishas and is mostly used in our religion, and though it does not come from Africa our ancestors have used it since the Europeans were taking it there. With the corn one elaborates the cheketé or chequeté that is the sacred drink of the orishas […]
The sign which manages the Letter of the Year 2017, from the Cultural Association Yoruba of Cuba together with the Organizing Commission for the letter of the Year Miguel Febles Padrón is «Baba Eyiogbe».