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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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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Oshun - Santeria and the Orisha of Love, Rivers, and Sensuality

Oshun is the deity of river waters and is also seen as the embodiment of love and sexuality. She represents the joy of life and is, in many ways, what makes life worth living. Oshun is the patron of gold and all wealth is hers to give. She also rules marriage and is the giver of fertility. Her influence is gentle and loving and she teaches humanity that the secret of life is love.
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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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Powers of the Orishas

The purpose of the this book is to present the major Orishas of Santeria in their syncretic identifications with some of the Catholic Saints. This is a complete beginner's guide to the history and culture of the Afro Cuban practice of Santeria and a perfect introductions to the Orishas.
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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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Yemaya - Santeria and the Queen of the Seven Seas

By: Baba Raul Canizares - Yemaya is depicted in Cuban Santeria as an example of how a queen should act. She is majestic yet not snobbish, exquisitely attired yet not gaudy,strong yet not strident. And she lovingly takes maternal care of all the children...Yemaya's dignified demeanor and motherly warmth gives comfort and solace to all Santeria practitioners. Her place as a queen in her own right makes her one of the most important members of Santeria's Celestial Court.
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