Yewa Orisha: is the preferred child of Olofi. She was the last virgin living in the castle of Olofi. She maintained the garden where Olofi had all of his beautiful and rare flowers. Yewa is represented by beauty and grace as she was the favorite flower of Olofi. Yewa is associated with death or the [...]
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 [...]
Ochun/Oshun is the orisha of love and happiness. She is the one that makes the spirit full of life and love. Oshun also known as Ochun, Iyalorde, and Oxum is also known for her aide in maternity alongside with her sister Yemaya. Oshun is seen as a fair skin bronzed color woman who has a [...]
The orisha of the dry earth, of the desert, is Agayú Solá (Saint Christopher).
He is the patron of the walkers, drivers, aviators and stevedores. He is Changós father. His refuge is the palm tree, mainly when he is in a difficult situation. He likes to carry children in his shoulders and is well known [...]
The “21 Divisions” or “La 21 Division” is a very interesting spiritual aspect of the Dominican Culture, Many of the spiritualist who follow these beliefs have a different perspective on certain parts and traditions of this spiritual culture.
The 21 Divisions are compiled of Archangels, Angels, Saints, and Benefactor Spirits that are guided by the [...]
The name 21 division / 21 nacion (in haiti) is another way of saying vodou. Vodoun (be it hatian or dominican) consists of 21 divisions (like families and houses) of misterios (lwas or spirits). These divisions sort of give a feel of how these misterios act and also where they come [...]
ABORISHA: Aborisha – is a common term that is used to refer back to the worshiper and the actual worship of the Orisha’s.
La Regla Lucumi: This is another term that is used to refer to the “Santeria”
Macubma: A Synonym that is sometimes used to refer to “santeria”, but it really refers to [...]
Santeria or “La Regla Lucumi” as it’s also known originated in the region of west Africa. “La Regla Lucumi” is the traditional faith of the Yoruba inhabitants. This religion sprung from the traditional slave trades that occurred in early days of the religion. The Yoruban natives were abducted from their country and unwillingly transported to [...]
In order to understand Santeria I have defined a few of the terms that are extremely important if you wish to learn and or fully comprehend this Afrocuban culture. I welcome you to this website andencourage you to bookmark this page since alot of the information will probably take you a few hours and or [...]