What does elegua mean?
Elegua (Yoruba: Èṣù-Ẹlẹ́gbára, also spelled Eleggua; known as Eleguá in Latin America and Spanish-speaking Caribbean islands) is an Orisha, a deity of roads in the religions of Santeria (Santería), Umbanda, Quimbanda, Candomblé and in Palo Mayombe.
How do you pray to elegua?
Elegua, energy of opportunity, with all my respect I honor and praise you. With humble respect, I ask for you blessings and ask you to allow all good opportunities to reach me and to help me take advantage of all the great possibilities that life presents to me today and every day.
What are elegua colors?
In Santeria, his colors are black and red, and he is associated with St.
Is Eshu and elegua the same?
Eleggua is an Orisha who is usually seen as the Orisha of the roads,entrances,paths. Eleggua has another side so to say called Eshu. Eshu is more mischievous, known to give out punishment or karma,and is sly. Eleggua/Eshu is is portrayed as an old man and sometimes as an Child.
Who is God in Santeria?
Santería followers believe that one God created the universe and that the world is cared for by lesser divine beings known as orishas. Similar to ancient Greek gods, the orishas represent various forces of nature along with certain human characteristics—for example, Yemayá is the orisha of the sea and motherhood.
What is ECHU?
ECHU means Enhanced Container Handling Unit
This acronym/slang usually belongs to Government & Military category.
How can Oshun help me?
Oshun is both a creator and a healer. Followers call on Oshun for help with fertility and to cure ailments when medicine doesn’t work. Oshun’s energy can heal and create life, but she can also take it away if she feels that we are ungrateful for what she has given.
What day is Oshun?
Orisha Days of the Week
|Sunday||Ojo Aiku – Day of Immortality||Obatala, Orunmila, Olorun, Nana Buruku, Yembo|
|Monday||Ojo Aje – Day of Profit||Eshu, Aje, Aje Shaluga|
|Tuesday||Ojo Isegun – Day of Victory||Ogun, Oshun, Oko, Erinle|
|Wednesday||Ojo Riru or Ru – Day of Confusion||Babalu Aye, Sakpata, Oya, Nana Buruku|
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Who is the most powerful Orisha?
Ṣàngó is viewed as the most powerful and feared of the orisha pantheon.
Who is Ogun?
In Yoruba religion, Ogun is a primordial orisha who first appeared as a hunter named Tobe Ode. He is said to have been the first Orisha to descend to the realm of Ile Aiye (“Earth”), to find suitable place for future human life. In his earthly life Ogun is said to be the first king of Ife.