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The power of ancestors

Ifa teaches that the power to effectively invoke Spirits comes as a result of initiation and the training that is sanctioned by initiation. The exception to this rule is egun (ancestor spirits). In Ifa, there are ancestor initiations (egungun, isegun, ato), but everyone is believed to have the power and the ability to communicate with […]

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The 13th of June is Eleggua’s day

Eleguá (Elegguá) is sometimes represented as a child, and sometimes as an old man. He represents the beginning and end of life, and the opening and closing of paths in life. Sometimes known as the trickster, he likes to play jokes on people. He enjoys candy and toys. Despite his childlike nature, however, he’s a […]

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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, etc. These are some of […]

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Ricardo Burgois Okana Ka, died yesterday

Iku lobi Osha Dear friends, Yesterday, we lost our Padrino (Sponsor) and friend, Ricardo Burgois Okana Ka Omo Eleggua Eshu Tolu. That Olofin accompanies him on the path of Ara Onu. The religious ceremony ” el Ituto ” has been realized in Ricardo’s temple ” Ilé ” of Matanzas, Cuba. He will always stay in […]

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Organizing Commission for the Sign of the Year “Miguel Febles Padrón” 2015

Following a tradition of twenty nine years, the Organizing Commission of the Reading of the Year gathered on the 31st of December 2015 in the House-Temple situated on Avenida 10 de Octubre #1509, between Josefina and Gertrudis, Vibora, Municipality of 10 de Octubre, City of Havana, Cuba. The Organizing Commission for the Sign of the Year “Miguel […]