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plural orishas also orisha. Definition of ORISHA. : a Yoruba deity; also : one identified with a Roman Catholic saint in Santeria.

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between the orisha and its descendants became palpable as, in ceremonies held which is accordingly regarded as a holy city.
Orisha Oils
In the Yoruba culture, Orisha are the spiritual forces of nature. These oils are hand-blended from traditional formulas.
began studying Orisha, then known as the Shango cult, in 1956.
Santeria: The Beliefs and Rituals of a Growing Religion in America

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Santeria stalker
Carlos Valdes had just finished a misa espiritual, a group communion with the orisha spirits, when rapid-fire pops sounded outside.
Mt. Airy Yoruba priestess helps kids breathe easier
Her mother suggested a consultation through divination with Oyá, a deity, or Orisha, associated with the wind and life's first and last breaths. “When I was seven years old, Oyá was marked as my guardian angel,” Nikki said.
The Writerly Pursuit
The documentary opens with a wonderful scene of tassa drumming; following by shots from a service at the St. Mary's Anglican Church, interspersed by interviews with Mr. Morrison of Caura; Mother Gerald, a famed orisha practitioner; Mr.
Prayers and parade for Woodbrook's 100 years
Representatives of the Christian, Hindu, Orisha, Muslim and Baha'i faiths all offered prayers and words of encouragement to the Woodbrook community.
Messengers of the Invisible

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Orisha - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
An Orisha (also spelled Orisa or Orixa) is a spirit or deity that reflects one of the manifestations of Olodumare (God) in the Yoruba spiritual or religious system.
Descriptions of the Orishas in the Lucumi pantheon, with pages devoted to the Warriors, Obatala, Yemaya, Ochun, Shango and Babaluaye.
The Orishas
The orishas are the emissaries of Olodumare or God almighty. They rule over the forces of nature and the endeavors of humanity.
OBEAH AND ORISHA: The Seven African Powers
Seven African Powers explored and their relation to Obeah.
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