January 6 – Three Kings’ Day Feast

The botanicas, or spiritual supply houses, in Spanish Harlem light candles, sell incense, and perform ceremonies for the Three Kings, or Wise Men ( Caspar, Melchior, and Balthazar,) who finally made it to the Christ Child on January 6 to deliver their gifts. The sacred gifts were Gold, Frankincense, and Myrrh. In the Lucumi (Santeria) tradition the feast is a celebration of great fortune. [Read more...]

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Magickal Uses Of Myrrh

The gift of these Magi to the newborn baby Jesus was said to have been Gold, Frankincense and Myrrh. Oddly enough the last two may have been more expensive than gold at that time. The use and power of myrrh have a long history. [Read more...]

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Fire Fire Fireside Chats: Santeria Three Kings Oil Video

Recipe for Three Kings oil and instructions for a simple blessing. The Three Kings blend is said to bring about a speedy change in fortune and heal emotional trauma. [Read more...]

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Three Kings, and Camels, and Sheep, and Santeria…Oh My!

Here in NYC the Three Kings are a big deal. We have parades with camels, parties, and hundreds of school kids lining the streets wearing paper crowns. In the Santeria religion, also better known as La Regla Lucumi, the Three Kings are a big deal too. It is a time for bringing in luck and success. [Read more...]

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