Beyonce, Oshun, and Behavior Befitting A Queen

If these are truly Beyonce’s beliefs I pray that she makes them openly known. I say this both as a daughter of Oshun…. [Read more…]

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2017 Letter of the Year : Yoruba Association of Cuba

The highly anticipated 2017 Letter of the Year from the Yoruba Association of Cuba is in the works. [Read more…]

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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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Sensuous and Sacred: Oshun’s Feast Table How To

September 8th is the feast for Oshun in the religion of Santeria. Oshun is the Orisha in charge of the sweet and sometimes stormy waters of love, money, and beauty. Her roots stem not only from this tradition, but go back all the way to Africa. [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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Art, Ancestors, And Ana Mendieta

It has been over 30 years since the brilliant, talented, visionary, and spiritual artist Ana Mendieta plunged to her death on the streets of New York City. But all too often in stories like hers people focus on the negative and not the beauty of what was, and what remains behind. [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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