discussion post on Wed, December 4, 2013 - 8:57 PM
Re: tips for setting up altars for orisha/lwa. (in Santeria) Are you interested in setting up an Erzulie Freda altar and a Legba altar in the Haitian Vodou tradition? Where are getting the instructions on how to properly set them up, especially in regards to Erzulie Freda and why do you feel the need to se... read more
Re: Throwing Yourself (hijo de Elegua) (in Orisha Devotees) OKAY, I know this was referring to throwing oneself to Priests and Priestesses but I would like to expand it a little to get some things clear in my head.
Eni, since your Ile does not have the uninitiated (including Aborisha) throw themselves ... read more
discussion post on Wed, December 4, 2013 - 8:45 PM
Re: Throwing Yourself (hijo de Elegua) (in Orisha Devotees) HMMMMM, Well 3 Yeyita...if your Crowned religious friend mistakenly lifted someone up she thought was Crowned also, how would she necessarily know if the person who threw themselves was younger than her in Santo years if they were indeed Crowned. ... read more
discussion post on Tue, December 3, 2013 - 3:21 PM
Re: Question (in Orisha Devotees)
It is better to express serious interest in the Religion and maybe your desire to find a good Ile than to jump right into honing in on your prospective Godparent in the beginning. You say the spiritual aid provided thus far at the Botanica ha... read more
discussion post on Sun, November 24, 2013 - 8:15 PM
Re: Saint / Orisha statues in the bedroom during intimacy (in Santeria) I think it varies somewhat according to the rules within your Ile.
In mine, you are going without sex for a year as a Iyawo unless you are married before the Crowning takes place and yes, I have seen a few relationships suffer due to this restr... read more
discussion post on Tue, November 19, 2013 - 8:34 PM