THE IMPORTANCE OF WOMEN IN SANTERIA

THE IMPORTANCE OF WOMEN IN SANTERIA

Santería has a long history as a religion that honors women, showing reverence to their importance in our society. In fact, many of the most import...
THE IMPORTANCE OF WOMEN IN SANTERIA

THE IMPORTANCE OF WOMEN IN SANTERIA

Santería has a long history as a religion that honors women, showing reverence to their importance in our society. In fact, many of the most import...
WHAT IS IFÁ

WHAT IS IFÁ

Ifá is a system of divination and way of understanding the universe found at the core of several West African cultures, including those of the Yoru...
FINDING BOTANICAS NEAR ME: BOTANICA VIEJO LAZARO

FINDING BOTANICAS NEAR ME: BOTANICA VIEJO LAZARO

Miami, Florida is a location that accounts for many different lifestyles, belief systems, and religious practices. One of the most infamous religi...
DEMYSTIFYING SANTERIA FOR THE BEGINNER

DEMYSTIFYING SANTERIA FOR THE BEGINNER

For those raised practicing the beliefs of Santeria, there probably isn't much mystery left to what this religion entails. Like any other system o...
BOTÁNICA VIEJO LAZARO /SERVICIOS ASTROLÓGICOS.

BOTÁNICA VIEJO LAZARO /SERVICIOS ASTROLÓGICOS.

La Astrología es la madre de todas las ciencias y de todas las religiones. El ser humano la descubre por su necesidad de supervivencia, al darse c...
YEMAYA AND THE ORISHAS IN THE SANTERIA RELIGION

YEMAYA AND THE ORISHAS IN THE SANTERIA RELIGION

The Afro-Cuban religion of Santeria, which practitioners usually call Regla de Ocha or the Lucumí religion, has evolved over hundreds of years ...
WHAT IS A BOTANICA?

WHAT IS A BOTANICA?

Whether or not you come from a Latin American cultural background, you may be wondering, what is a botanica? What does botanica mean? The short ans...
PROTECT YOURSELF WITH A STONG CONNECTION TO ELEGUA

PROTECT YOURSELF WITH A STONG CONNECTION TO ELEGUA

Communication with the Orishas is of the utmost importance in Santeria. The sacred act of communing with and calling upon deity is one that has ech...
WHO IS OSHUN SANTERIA?

WHO IS OSHUN SANTERIA?

In the Santeria religion, Oshun Santeria is the orisha of rivers and other freshwater bodies (such as lakes, ponds, steams, etc.) She is recognized...
SANTERIA'S CUSTOMS AND RITUALS

SANTERIA'S CUSTOMS AND RITUALS

Your Introduction to Santeria Customs and Rituals We don’t have to tell you that the world has become a complex, tech-driven, time-obsessed place ...
WHAT IS THE PRACTICE OF SANTERIA

WHAT IS THE PRACTICE OF SANTERIA

Introduction Santeria, also referred to as Regla de Ocha, is an Afro-Caribbean religion which began with the West African descendants in the Spanis...
SANTERIA'S DIVINITIES AND THEIR TRAITS

SANTERIA'S DIVINITIES AND THEIR TRAITS

Santeria in Miami has a large and dedicated following. Devotees have a variety of needs when it comes to worshiping the Orishas. There are many bo...
THE DIFFERENT SANTERIA LEVELS AND HIERARCHY

THE DIFFERENT SANTERIA LEVELS AND HIERARCHY

Santeria is a religion created by Africans who found themselves enslaved in the West in places like Brazil, Cuba and Trinidad. It's built on a fou...