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All about the Rule of Osha Ifá: Santeria, its cults and traditions

Iyawó religion

The Rule of Osha - Ifá It is a set of religious systems that, product of transculturation and syncretism, mix Catholic beliefs with the Yoruba religion.

The Rule of Osha or also popularly known as Santeria, is based on the cult of the ancestors, and the Orishas and Oshas, ​​deities of the Yoruba pantheon that possess great power and energy in nature.

For its part, Ifá is the ancient religious system which focuses on the wisdom and word of Orula, the great oracle, who guides men on Earth. Being the babalawos the messengers of this sacred word.

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