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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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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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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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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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