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Diloggún tales of the natural world - Santería stories - Ócha'ni Lele

Diloggún tales of the natural world – Santería stories – Ócha’ni Lele

Since ancient times the Yoruba of West Africa created sacred stories - patakís - to make sense of the world around them. Upon arrival in the New World, the Yoruba religion began to incorporate elements from Catholic and Native traditions, evolving into Santería and new patakís were born, adding to the many chapters already found in the odu of the diloggún - the sacred oral teachings and divination system of the Yoruba, or Lucumí, faith ...
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Eshu-Ellegua Elegbarra: Santeria and the Orisha of the Crossroads - Raul Cañizares

Eshu-Ellegua Elegbarra: Santeria and the Orisha of the Crossroads – Raul Cañizares

Yoruba theology teaches that there are 401 powers of the "angels" called Orisha whose role is to act as protectors and facilitators of humankind; there are also 201 powers of the left called Ajogun "demons" whose role is to present humans with challenges and obstacles. Eshu's place is unique because he is both an Orisha and the leader of the Ajogun! He is the one in four-hundred-and-one and the one in two-hundred-and-one. Read Online : ...
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Exu, Divine Trickster and Master Magician - Denise Alvarado

Exu, Divine Trickster and Master Magician – Denise Alvarado

Perhaps more so today than ever before, people are simultaneously searching for meaning in their lives and grasping for some sort of control over their futures. It should come as no surprise that many look to magick as a means of gaining this control. Exu is a powerful spirit who functions as Divine Messenger and Gatekeeper to the Spirit World. He sits at the Crossroads offering choices and possibilities to humankind. Exu represents balance: day ...
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Mysteries and Secrets of Voodoo, Santeria, and Obeah - Lionel and Patricia Fanthorpe

Mysteries and Secrets of Voodoo, Santeria, and Obeah – Lionel and Patricia Fanthorpe

Arriving in the West in the sixteenth century through the slave trade, the ancient mysteries of Voodoo, Santeria, and Obeah blended strangely with traditional Christianity. What powers do these old religions still possess? This content is shown only to authorized members. It is hidden from everyone else. Mysteries and Secrets of Voodoo, Santeria, and Obeah - Lionel and Patricia Fanthorpe End of Hidden Content You may be also interested in : ...
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Obí, Oracle of Cuban Santería - Ócha'ni Lele

Obí, Oracle of Cuban Santería – Ócha’ni Lele

The first book to provide complete, specific instructions for casting the obi oracle of the Santeria faith. Uses the shell of a coconut, which embodies the spirit of Obi, as a divination tool. Includes a detailed "mojuba" or prayer that awakens the orishas and invites them to speak. Examines in depth the five basic patterns that appear when obI is cast and explains how to interpret the oracle's answer. Explores the fifty additional patterns and ...
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Orisha Oko – Orisha of Fertility, Progress and Evolution: A Guide to Accessing the Divinity’s Blessings - Awo Olumide Achaba

Orisha Oko – Orisha of Fertility, Progress and Evolution: A Guide to Accessing the Divinity’s Blessings – Awo Olumide Achaba

Orisha Oko is a very important and powerful Irunmole within the pantheon of the 201 Irunmole who helped Olodumare during the creation of the Universe. He is often received so that the initiate can access abundance, stability, contentment, financial success and all-around progress. He helps them grow, expand, and self-realize so that they can recognize, connect, and achieve their destined paths. Orisha Oko also provides his followers with better health, productivity and work, vitality, and ...
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Osogbo: Speaking to the Spirits of Misfortune -  Ócha'ni Lele

Osogbo: Speaking to the Spirits of Misfortune – Ócha’ni Lele

Osogbo are the spirits of misfortune in the Santería and Lucumí faith, spirits who seem to be trying to bring us down. But rightly understood, these spirits do not stand against life and all that is good in the world but confront us with conditions that can strengthen us, motivate us, and bring great evolution to the world. As this book shows, without misfortune in our lives, we would never know blessings or what it ...
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Prayers to the Orishas

Prayers to the Orishas

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Santeria: Correcting the Myths and Uncovering the Realities of a Growing Religion - Mary Ann Clark

Santeria: Correcting the Myths and Uncovering the Realities of a Growing Religion – Mary Ann Clark

Santeria, also known as Yoruba, Lukumi, or Orisha, was originally brought to the Americas from Africa by enslaved peoples destined for the Caribbean and South America. By the late 1980s it was estimated that more than 70 million African and American people participated in, or were familiar with, the various forms of Santeria, including traditional religions in Africa, Vodun in Haiti, Candomble in Brazil, Shango religion in Trinidad, Santeria in Cuba and, of course, variants ...
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Santeria: The Beliefs and Rituals of a Growing Religion in America - Miguel A. De La Torre

Santeria: The Beliefs and Rituals of a Growing Religion in America – Miguel A. De La Torre

This book by Miguel De La Torre offers a fascinating guide to the history, beliefs, rituals, and culture of Santería ― a religious tradition that, despite persecution, suppression, and its own secretive nature, has close to a million adherents in the United States alone. Santería is a religion with Afro-Cuban roots, rising out of the cultural clash between the Yoruba people of West Africa and the Spanish Catholics who brought them to the Americas as ...
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Santeria: the Religion: Faith, Rites, Magic - Migene González-Wippler

Santeria: the Religion: Faith, Rites, Magic – Migene González-Wippler

Brought to Cuba as slaves, the Yoruba people of West Africa preserved their religion's heritage by disguising their gods as Catholic saints and worshipping them in secret. The resulting religion is known as Santeria, a blend of primitive magic and Catholicism now practiced by an estimated five million Americans. Santeria: The Religion is an informative and insightful examination of an African religion's survival in the New World. No one could write this book better than ...
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The Santeria Experience -Migene Gonzalez-Wippler

The Santeria Experience -Migene Gonzalez-Wippler

Looks at the history, rituals, ceremonies, and power of a growing religious cult that combines the beliefs of Catholicism and Yoruba religions from Africa. Read Online : This content is shown only to authorized members. It is hidden from everyone else. The Santeria Experience -Migene Gonzalez-Wippler End of Hidden Content You may be also interested in : ...
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The Secrets of Afro-Cuban Divination: How to Cast the Diloggún, the Oracle of the Orishas - Ócha'ni Lele

The Secrets of Afro-Cuban Divination: How to Cast the Diloggún, the Oracle of the Orishas – Ócha’ni Lele

The first book to provide complete, specific instructions on casting the Diloggún, the cowrie-shell oracle of the Orishas. • Provides step-by-step instructions never before published, detailing requirements and procedure for casting the Diloggún. • Includes a detailed “mojuba” or prayer used to awaken the Orishas (spirit entities) for divination. • Devotes an entire chapter to each of the twelve basic Odu (random patterns in which the sixteen shells fall), providing ritual mechanics and oracular meanings ...
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