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.
Secondly, he protects his children from blindness, paralysis and dementia.
Thirdly, his dance represents the calm movements of the elders that sweep the paths of life with a horse’s tail.
Color is white, which contains all the other colors, but that is superior to all. Number is 8 and attributes are silver, all white metals, marble.
And Finaly, he is syncretized with the Virgin of Mercy and is celebrated September 24.