The Diloggún is one of the oldest divinatory systems that exist within the Santeria ruleThis is developed by reading the snails who are the main objects of this ritual.
The interpretation of its sixteen signs provides the religious with the necessary elements to successfully face the vicissitudes of destiny.
Signs of the Diloggún
Okana: The world began with one.
This Oddun reflects the beginning of things, the beginning of every great project that starts from a small and solid base.
Explain to the santero the importance of sacrifice and hard work to get what you want.
Eyioko: Arrow between brothers.
Eyioko reflects the rivalry between two brothers, in this case it could refer to two brothers by blood or religious, marks disputes between families.
It is an Oddun where the person is constantly stalked, the santero is recommended not to hold grudges.
Ogundá: War, tragedy for one thing.
The Ogundá sign warns of the approach of a dispute that may be related to a person or a material object.
The believer is advised not to go into debt as Osha predicts that lawsuits may develop as a result of this event.
Iroso: Nobody knows what is at the bottom of the sea, only God and the sea know what is in the depths.
Iroso is an Oddun of secrets, where the religious is asked to be reserved in his plans, the saint indicates not to share the aspirations that are longed for because these can be truncated by envy and indiscretion.
Oshé: Blood that runs through the veins.
The Oddun Oshé speaks directly about the family, this raises the existence of problems among its members, the Orishas recommend the resolution of these misunderstandings in order that major mishaps do not arise.
Obara: A king does not lie
When a santero takes out Obara he must take great care of his words so that they are not misinterpreted by his listeners.
It is vital that the religious do not fall into lies as these will cause great osogbos.
Hated: Where the hole was first opened.
Odí is an Oddun where the opening of holes in the houses is prohibited because this action can accelerate the death of the sick and bring misfortunes to the family, it is a sign that marks changes and new beginnings.
Eyeunle: The head is the one that carries the body.
Eyeunle reflects the importance of thinking before acting to make good decisions in life.
It is a sign that requires meditation in the face of acts and that recommends the devotee to cultivate patience.
Osá: Your best friend is your worst enemy
When Osá comes out everything is up in the air, it is a sign that marks instability, this Oddun is ruled by Oyá who warns the santero that friends do not always have the good intentions they appear.
Ofun: Where the curse is born.
In Ofun the curse is born, the Orishas recommend that the religious perform ebbó at the foot of the holy warriors.
This Oddun prohibits the casting of curses on other people as it is believed that they can bounce off the person who invoked them.
Ojuani: Draw water in a basket.
The sign Ojuani indicates to the consultant that he is carrying out a work from which he will not reap the fruits, it is recommended to love himself first and then then to love the world.
In this sign ingratitude is born.
Ellilá, Metanlá, Merinlá, Marunlá and Merindiloggun are Oddun accompaniedañabefore.
Through these Oddun the Orishas send proofs to their children, in these Diloggún signs the facts are worth more than the words, therefore, although they do have sayings, the religious must remain attentive to events that may occur in his life in an unexpected way .