Entry reserved for prayer to ogun; this prayer will help you to invoke oguns help in your life. Remember that faith is of the utmost importance in invoking Oguns help. One must do so with respect and reverence and if you can find a priest to assist you in your petition the chances of reaching [...]
This entry is reserved for a prayer to orishas , it’s intended to invoke their assistance in your life.
May Elegua open the doors of opportunities and remove obstacles from your path
May Ogun to give you courage to overcome your problems and defeat your enemies
May Oshosi bring Justice and Balance to [...]
This entry is reserved for an eleggua prayer; he is known for his assistance in opening up roads for his devotees, priest and believers. Remember to keep in mind that it’s not about replacing God and his position above all it’s about asking the spirit essence to intercede on your behalf and open your doors [...]
Editors Note: For the source of the eleggua offerings article see the link below.
When I started to develop a relationship with my Eleguá at first I was very much buttoned up, then as time went by, I started to feel as though this mysterious orisha was pointing things out to me in [...]
This is a santeria video that depicts some information on the Santeria Religion and Culture..This videos demonstrates a few of the rituals and prayers santeria devotees and priest practice in order to ask for the intercession of the orisha deities. The religion is one of faith and many embrace this very faith to find the [...]
This is a Santeria Religion Documentary that was published on youtube; not all priest of the religion agree with all of the information shared on this video. Please refer to the video page on youtube to read all of the comments submitted by many priest of the religion. Nevertheless it is still an interesting video [...]
Aña, the sacred bata drums
In Africa, the bata drums were the drums of the kings and were only played for them. And in Cuba, until the last few decades, the Aña (pronounced an-yá) drums were only played for the presentation of newly crowned Santeria priests (Iyawos) to the community and the sacred drums. Bembe [...]
When a Santería believer takes the step to become an olosha, the transformation is a delicate one. It literally involves being born again, and not in the Christian sense of the word. Our re-birth is one that carries a transformation of spiritual symbiotic nature. In other words, a spiritual force other than ours is aligned [...]
Echu or Elegua
The Orisha who opens our doors and our roads, he is the messenger and is always honored first in any ceremony. Known as the Trickster, Elegua is like a mischievous child who delights in making trouble. His colors are most often represented as red and black. Sometimes spelled Elegba.
If Elegua [...]
Ogun is placed in an iron black 3-legged cauldron which usually contains one or more smooth round black stones along with miniature iron tools, railroad spikes, horseshoes and a chain.
Oshun is generally put in a ceramic pot or ginger jar with the colors yellow and gold predominating. Often 5 yellow stones are placed in [...]