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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 stand tall it is because we […]

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Cuba: Letter of the Year 2017, Cultural Association Yoruba of Cuba, Commission Miguel Febles Padrón

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».

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Santeria

Santeria: Animist

The fundamental pillars of this religion are the cult of ancestors or “eguns” and animist beliefs that say that all the elements of nature are animated by spirits. It is a monotheistic religion that recognizes a single god who created everything even if it has polytheistic practices.