Oshun Mango Peach Salsa Recipe for Love

Originally thought of as an exotic fruit from paradise the sensual Mango has now become a regular item in most markets. Here in New York City vendors carve the delicacies into artful flowers and sell them on the street corner offering a unique summer treat. [Read more...]

Orange is the New Black Puts On Santeria Whites

Rarely do we get a portrayal of the Santeria Religion, more correctly known as La Regla Lucumi, on television. It seems that Orange is the New Black is trying to change that. From 1985 to 2014, we’ve come a long way; Santeria on television doesn’t always mean animal sacrifice and dubious murder, and it’s about time. [Read more...]

FireFire Fireside Chats: Voodoo and Santeria Ashe Explained !

Ashe is a difficult concept for people to grasp. Voodoo and Santeria, or Lucumi, practitioners see it as the divine life force that permeates all things. [Read more...]

Eleggua’s Feast Day Falls on Friday the 13th

Elegua/Eleggua also known as Eshu is often associated with St. Anthony. St. Anthony’s feast day is this year falls on Friday June 13th. Those who wish to honor him, who may not be attached to a traditional Santeria (La Regla Lucumi) house can light a St. Anthony candle. Say a novena for lost things ( I think this is always important,) sailors, the elderly, fishermen, horses or a plentiful harvest. [Read more...]

Santeria’s Ochosi Come and Live in My House

Ochosi is traditionally in charge of jails and cages. He is a champion of justice. There is a common prayer that roughly translates “Ochosi, come and live in my house, so I don’t have to live in yours.” [Read more...]

The Game of the Warrior Goddesses of Voodoo and Santeria

Life is a series of clues, stories and signs to be interpreted and nurtured. Goddesses can help us do that. They can help us roll the dice and move forward in the right direction. [Read more...]

More Suggestions for Finding Godparents in Voodoo and Santeria

Very often I meet people who tell me they don’t have the time necessary to devote to Santeria/ Lucumi or Voodoo. My response is usually “do you have the time to devote to bettering your life?” [Read more...]


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