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Few African religions are as fascinating and colorful as the one practiced by the Yoruba, a faith that became so widespread, its influence spread throughout the globe, and in particular, the Western Hemisphere’s Caribbean Rim
Santeria, also referred to as Regla de Ocha, is an Afro-Caribbean religion which began with the West African descendants in the Spanish empire. Santeria means the worship of the saints. With the interception of Roman Catholicism, this religion uses the...
In the Santeria religion, Oshun Santeria is the orisha of rivers and other freshwater bodies (such as lakes, ponds, steams, etc.) She is recognized as the deity that oversees the river of the same name, the Osun River in Nigeria. Just as the element of...
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 answer to the question “What is a botanica?” is that a botanica is a type of drug store or pharmacy that sells a...
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