Books of Santeria

Santería, also known as "The Way of the Saints", is an Afro-Cuban religious tradition derived from traditional beliefs of the Yoruba people of what is now known as Nigeria. The Santería tradition comprises a hierarchical structure according to priesthood level and authority. The "Seven Powers of God" or "Siete Potencia" are; Elegua, Oggun, Oshun, Chango, Obatala', Yemeya and Onrula. These are the most common Orisha names.

BABALU AYE - Santeria and the Lord of Pestilence

Babalu give his devotees means to survive. He teaches his worshippers to cope with misfortunes (particularly disease). If Sakpata strikes a man with smallpox, it is because he wants to establish a very close relationship with that person. Only the man who is not mature enough or strong enough will die of the disease. For the worthy person it is like an initiation: a death and resurrection into a mature, richer life."
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Eshu - Eleggue Elegbara - Santeria and the Orisha of the Crossroads

Eshu takes many forms, can appear as a male or female, be a messenger, guardian of the crossroads and a mischivieous troublemaker for those who fail to acknowledge him/her. Eshu is a great protector for the travelers and those on spiritual journeys.
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OBATALA - Santeria and the White Robed King of the Orisha

By; Baba Raoul Canizares - To call an Orisha the Chief of Wihte Cloth is to make a symbolic referince to that substance which makes consciousness possible....it is a reference to the fabric which binds the universe together.
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Ogun - Santeria and the Master of Iron

As one of the warriors, one of Santeria's defining initiations, Ogun is of enormous importance, for the Warriors he is thought to be the Orisha that protects and guards the home against physical as well as spiritual dangers.
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Orunla - santeria and the Orisha of Divination

By: Baba Raul Canizares - People initiated into the mysteries of any other Orisha are taught that Orunla's Priest's, the Babalawo, are intrinsically and hierarchically superior to all others. In fact, it is said that a man of great age can be a Priest of any other Orisha for many decades, attaining greta prestige and power, yet a little boy just initiated to the mysteries of Ifa is considered the old man's elder!
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Osanyin - Santeria and the Lords of Plants

Osanyin is the personification of the power of healing locked up in herbs, leaves, barks and roots. He knows all the secrets of the earth's greenery. He will take care and nurture those in pain and in sickness with the purities of the earth.
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Oya - Santeria and the Orisha of the Winds

Long before the women's liberation movement flowered in America, African women had an inspiring role model in Oya, queen of the Nupe, warrior wife of the great king of the Yoruba, Shango. Strong as an ox and more potent than lightning, Oya rules over storms, witchcraft, markets, the Niger River, and spirit mediums.
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Rituals and Spells of Santeria

Santería, also known as "The Way of the Saints", is an Afro-Cuban religious tradition derived from traditional beliefs of the Yoruba people of what is now known as Nigeria. The Santería tradition comprises a hierarchical structure according to priesthood level and authority. The "Seven Powers of God" or "Siete Potencia" are; Elegua, Oggun, Oshun, Chango, Obatala', Yemeya and Onrula. These are the most common Orisha names.
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Santeria; African Magic in Latin America

Santería, also known as "The Way of the Saints", is an Afro-Cuban religious tradition derived from traditional beliefs of the Yoruba people of what is now known as Nigeria. The Santería tradition comprises a hierarchical structure according to priesthood level and authority. The "Seven Powers of God" or "Siete Potencia" are; Elegua, Oggun, Oshun, Chango, Obatala', Yemeya and Onrula. These are the most common Orisha names.
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Santeria; Formulary & Spell Book

Santería, also known as "The Way of the Saints", is an Afro-Cuban religious tradition derived from traditional beliefs of the Yoruba people of what is now known as Nigeria. The Santería tradition comprises a hierarchical structure according to priesthood level and authority. The "Seven Powers of God" or "Siete Potencia" are; Elegua, Oggun, Oshun, Chango, Obatala', Yemeya and Onrula. These are the most common Orisha names.
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Shango - Santeria and the Orisha of Thunder

Shango came over to America in the hearts of his devotees. They did not choose to make the middle passage, but many of them survived it because they had Shango's example of one who could beat any odds and make the best of any situation.
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