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The pantheon of orishas: Obatala

He is the father of the Orishas who was sent by Olofin to create the earth and humankind and impose justice in the world. Obatala is the source of all that is pure, calm, ethical, moral and compassionate. He is the owner of white, the head, dreams and thoughts. Firstly,Read More

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Santeria : The 8th of September is Oshun’s feast day

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. Share this article

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Santeria : 7th of september is the day of Yamaya, Yemanja, Yemaya Olokun

Yemayá is a feminine orisha, she is the mother of all the sons and all the girls on the planet. She represents the uterus of all species and the source of life. She symbolizes fertility and motherhood. She is a head Orisha which at the end has received the dominionRead More

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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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How to prepare a sacred altar at home

Before creating a “Spiritual Boveda” Spiritual Altar to the ancestors, several preliminary steps need to occur. First the room should be clean and neat. After the alter is configured it should stay as clean as possible. Ifa teaches that dirt and disorder can attract unwanted spiritual forces.This may seem simplistic,Read More

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