To the priests of Ifa, the brothers Oriaté, Babaloshas, Iyaloshas and Iworos, religious people in general and to whom it may interest. On January 1st, 2020, the members of the Letter of the Year Commission meet at the headquarters of the Religious Institution Yoruba Cultural Association of Cuba (ACYC) to perform the Opening Ceremony of […]
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 […]
Oshun is a female Orisha who is part of the Orishas of head (which means she is received by the head). She represents the intensity of the feelings, spirituality, human sensuality and linked to it, delicacy, finesse, and from her love and femininity radiate sweetness.
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 in particular. Oggun the Orisha warrior […]
Oke is the Orisha of the hill, of the mountains and of the heights, all elevations of the earth. It represents the perfection of the primordial state of man that is born of Olodumare and returns to him. It symbolises the mysteries of Olofin and the firmness of Mother Earth. With it’s Ota (stone), he […]