Recipe: Yemaya Coconut Rice

Yemaya is the Orisha of the Ocean in the Lucumi (Santeria) religion. A Mother to all, she rides the waves with her gentleness and blessings. [Read more…]

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An Orisha Oshun Herbal

The Orisha of Love, Beauty, Money and Gold is called Oshun. She is honored with a variety of herbs and flowers. [Read more…]

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#Beyonce Pours Out Oshun’s Honey And #Lemonade

These days almost everyone knows about the lovely Beyonce, unfortunately the same can’t be said of the lovely Orisha Oshun. [Read more…]

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The Why Of Whites – Clothing That Is

White clothing is not limited to the Haitian Vodou Religion, Umbanda, or Lucumi (Santeria,) many different religions from Druids to Christians understand and appreciate the ritual nature of white dress. [Read more…]

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Santa Marta And The Dragon: Another Face Of Oya

Some Espiritismo temples or houses honor Santa Marta La Dominadora, or Saint Martha the Dominator. Here she is a Queen of the dead, dancer in the cemetery, screeching howl of the wind. [Read more…]

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Three Kings Are Coming. Are You Ready ?

In the Santeria religion special washes, candles, oils, and other spells are prepared to help with success for the coming New Year. [Read more…]

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Sept. 24th Is The Feast of Obatala

September 24th is the feast of Obatala, the La Regla Lucumi (Santeria) Orisha of the white cloth. Obatala represents purity, peace, calm and coolness. [Read more…]

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