Posts filed under: The Orishas

SHANGO Shango is an ever evolving energy.  It is an energy that lives in the North.  It is the energy that represents intellectualism as well as evolution.  It’s constantly moving and growing.  Shango possesses the red of the root chakra...
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OYA Oya deals with fear because she deals with the Egun or the dead, the ancestors.  They knew that we are afraid to live in the dark because it would mean death to our identity, death to the ego, or...
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Ogun is one of the fiercest, quickest, most aggressive, expanding forces of the planet.  He is an expanding force. That’s why we refer to Ogun as “he”.  It doesn’t denote that the Orisha are particularly male or female, but we...
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ESU Esu is commonly spelled, Eshu.  Esu is also Elegba in other spiritual systems.  He is the owner of the crossroads.  He is primarily the energy of segregation.  That’s not to say that he does not have other purposes.  He...
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YEMOJA Yemoja is the great orisha mother who works through the second chakra, the sacral chakra.  She represents the qualities of regenerative healing and instant curing.  Having the internal ability to heal a cut on your hand, or bringing forth...
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