X
OOPS!
VIEW CART
CONTINUE SHOPPING
X
ADDED!
VIEW CART
CONTINUE SHOPPING
X
OOPS!
MANAGE WISHLISTS
CONTINUE SHOPPING
X
ADDED!
CANCEL
(0)
Online Reference For Body, Mind & Spirit

Term: Santeria

DEFINITION:
Afro-Caribbean syncretic religion developed in Cuba and practiced worldwide, which roots are found in Ifá, an ancient Yoruba pagan religion from West-Africa and is influenced by Christian practices and folk wisdom and Spiritualism. Its main beliefs are centered on the worship of Orisha, a diversified pantheon of deities that personify different aspects of nature and of the creator/creatrix spirit called Olódùmarè. Other practices include rituals for health, protection, and prosperity along with ancestor reverence and complex divination systems.
AUTHOR:  Chris Lee
Related Encyclopedia Articles
Santeria
Santería is an Afro-Caribbean religion that comes to us from Cuba and to this day it is practiced worldwide. Its original form, called Ifa, is an ancient Yoruba religion that comes from West-Africa and is declared by UNESCO as one of the Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of ...
READ MORE  
SHARE:    /   PRINT
IN OUR BLOGS
The Magick Of Gathering In The Kitchen
by Anna
Readers, please enjoy this guest blog post by Gwion Raven, author of the new Magick of Food. Have you noticed that anytime you invite a few people over, within ten minutes, every guest is inexplicably standing in the kitchen? Why is that? What's...
What's New
$17.99 US
  /  
$23.95 US
  /  
$21.95 US
  /  
        
Copyright © 2020 - Llewellyn Worldwide, Ltd.