Not My Goat Head and Other Musings

I practice the religions of Voodoo and Santeria, and I know we will forever be demonized as a meat-eating, leather-wearing bunch of haters, but seriously. I am not advocating the careless disposal of anything, most of all non bio-degradable materials — but have these people been to Prospect Park? It’s not the filthiest, but it has its moments. No one is treating this like a littering issue, they are crying out and pointing fingers. [Read more...]

Bless Your Soul with Florida Water

One of the most divine things about Voodoo and Santeria is that these religions find a way to deliciously bless and protect participants with some delightful magickal scents. One of the main blessing ingredients used is Florida Water. [Read more...]

Santeria Recipe: Oya Flaming Spinach Salad

Everything you put in your mouth, your mind, your body should feed your soul. Many of you took the time over the weekend to celebrate the wondrousness of the Santeria goddess of the wind Oya. Try the following is exciting recipe that includes many of her favorite offerings, and goes on fire! [Read more...]

Oya: Santeria’s Rider on the Storm

The Wind, the Tornado, the Hurricane… all of these are the domain of the great and powerful Santeria goddess Oya. She is change. Oya can very often be change in the form of severe weather. [Read more...]

Possession is 9/10th of Voodoo Law

Possession is a mystery. It’s one of those aspects of Voodoo that strikes fear deep in the hearts of men, I think because at its core, it’s about control. The whole process seems to scare people, when it should inspire them. [Read more...]

Fire Fire Fireside Chats: Santeria Three Kings Oil Video

Recipe for Three Kings oil and instructions for a simple blessing. The Three Kings blend is said to bring about a speedy change in fortune and heal emotional trauma. [Read more...]

Three Kings, and Camels, and Sheep, and Santeria…Oh My!

Here in NYC the Three Kings are a big deal. We have parades with camels, parties, and hundreds of school kids lining the streets wearing paper crowns. In the Santeria religion, also better known as La Regla Lucumi, the Three Kings are a big deal too. It is a time for bringing in luck and success. [Read more...]


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