Shango, Chango

Hot blooded heat incarnate He is fire and lightning. If you’re good he is a light But if you’re bad he’s frightning. Shango (also spelled Chango or Xango)is the Orisha of fire, lightning, dance, and martial arts. He had three wives: Oya, the Orisha of home, hearth, and marriage; Oshun, the Orisha of beauty, prosperity, and dance; and Oya, the Orisha of wind, storms, thunder, and change. There are many apatakis about his firey temper.  …

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Oya, Yansa

Wind in her hair Lightning in her eyes Storms in her voice And thunder in her thighs! Sacred number: 9 Sacred colors:  Brown, orange, purple, arterial blood red, deep red, burgundy, maroon, rainbow plus black, brown, and white Symbols and Embodiments: Storms, wind, whirlwinds, hurricanes, storm and/or disease vector symbols, chaos symbol (cross of two or four arrows) with whirlwind (tapering zigzag), more symbols below… Oya is the Orisha of wind, storms, thunder, and change.  …

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Esu, Exu, Elegua, Legba

Oh Great Exu, Keeper of the Gate! Between life and death The physical and spiritual realm The seen and the unseen The known and the unknown Please accept our humble invitation To join in this feast. We ask your permission To commune with our Ancestors And with the Lwa who came before. Oh Great Exu, Keeper of the Gate! Please open the gate for us. About Elegua Sacred numbers: 3 and 4 Colors: black and …

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