Feast Of Orisha Obatala – Sept. 24th

Leading the group on the earthly plane is Obatala. This Orisha is the androgynous father/mother of peace and purity. He is the ashe of the clouds. [Read more…]

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Yemaya’s Feast Day Is September 7th – Please Be Kind !

Many hear her sacred song of maternal love, kindness and blessing. She is customarily celebrated on September 7th, which coincides with the Catholic day for Diosa Del Mar, the Lady of the Sea. [Read more…]

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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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Video: Witchcraft & Voodoo Episode 5- Deities, Loa, Orisha

The concept of deity is a both a personal and a public thing. In the worlds of Witchcraft and Voodoo the notion of deity can be even more complex. [Read more…]

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How To Create A Yemaya Shrine

The Orisha Yemaya is saluted on September 7th. She is associated with motherhood and divine protection. In my experience many are able to connect with her through her maternal ashe, or divine energy. [Read more…]

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Oshun – Orisha of Love Recipes

Sweet, sensual, powerful, and divine Oshun is the Orisha, or goddess, of love and beauty. In the religion of La Regla Lucumi, also referred to as Santeria, her feast day is celebrated on September 8th. [Read more…]

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Orisha Artist Spotlight on Patricia Grannum

.I started doing these pieces because I knew so little about the Orisha spiritual practice, even though I live in Trinidad and Tobago, a Caribbean nation where the religion has a relatively strong presence. It’s one of the few remnants of African spiritual practice that remains in Trinidad . [Read more…]

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