Babalu Aye: The King Who Hurts The World!

Babalu Aye is the God of sickness, of infectious disease, and consequently of healing. His feast day is December 17th, which is syncretized with the feast of San Lazaro. His name has been translated as the “king who hurts the world.” [Read more...]

Holiday Love Nuts Recipe

The spices used in Santeria and New Orleans Voodoo to honor the goddess Oshun are scientifically proven aphrodisiacs. According to the Science Channel, pumpkin pie spices, like clove, cinnamon and nutmeg are said to increase blood flow to the male member by up to 40 percent. These are ritual herbs for Oshun and are included in this recipe to help you bring love and blessings into your life. [Read more...]

Chango’s Feast Day: Beware There Could Be Flames!

There are many stories about this legendary King who is said to have actually lived in the 4th Century B.C.E. One of the most popular deities, Chango is the Ashe, or divine energy, of fire. The sacred power of the flame. [Read more...]

Mojuba Means Thank You: A Praise Poem

Devotees of the religion of Santeria (Lucumi) frequently recite a devoted list of prayers and thanks to their ancestors, spiritual teachers, and gods, or Orisha. These are most commonly referred to as mojubas. The word literally breaks down linguistically to the Yoruba words Mo, for “I,” and the word for juba, which means to “give respect to.” [Read more...]

Santeria Etiquette 101: Can’t Touch This….

Santeria, more correctly known as Lucumi, is a religion, a tradition, a way of life. It has at it’s core a belief in the existence of Ashe, a universal life force which permeates all things. Everything, absolutely everything, contains it’s own sanctified energy and it is all connected. [Read more...]

Creole Warrior Seasoning Blend: Spice Up Your Soul

This seasoning blend is suitable for any of the African derived warrior gods and goddesses; which include, Papa Lebat, Ogun, Ochosi, Oya and others. It will spice up anything you wish, and is a million times better than any commercial preparation. [Read more...]

Orisha Ogun: Lord of Iron, God of War

Vitality is the key to deciphering the many aspects of Ogun. He is the Orisha (God) of metals, the mighty lord of iron, the operator of the divine forge. [Read more...]


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