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Santería, also known as Regla de Ochá or La Regla de Ifá, is a syncretic religion of Caribbean origin that developed in the Spanish Empire among West African ...

What is Santeria? - AboutSanteria


Most practitioners of Santería prefer the name Regla de Ocha or the Lucumí religion. Although it's practiced today by people all over the world, Regla de Ocha is ...

The beliefs and practices of Santeria - Religious tolerance


Mar 24, 2007 ... Santeria includes the worship of the Orisha -- literally "head guardians," and religious beliefs of the Yoruba and Bantu people in Southern ...

Jun 16, 2009 ... Music video by Sublime performing Santeria. (C) 1996 Gasoline Alley Records Inc.

Santeria | religion | Britannica.com


Santería, ( Spanish: “The Way of the Saints”) , also called La Regla de Ocha ( Spanish: “The Order of the Orishas”) or La Religión Lucumí (Spanish: “The Order of ...

Kabiosile: The Santeria Religion


Santeria is a dynamic example of the perseverance and inventiveness of the West African slaves who were brought to Cuba to work on the sugar plantations.

Santeria Is Cuba's New Favorite Religion | VICE News


Apr 21, 2014 ... This article originally appeared on VICE UK. Santeria — or "the worship of saints" — is gaining ground as a popular religious practice in Cuba.

Santeria: The African roots of Cuba | Cuban religion | From the ...


I came into contact with Santeria for the first time in 1999. Impressed by the fervor that my Cuban friends showed for it, I decided to investigate this cult, which ...

Santería » Santeria Church of the Orishas


Santería is a religion that is capturing the interest of many people around the globe due to its deep mystical roots and powerfully visceral religious experiences .

How to Learn Santería – Studying the Religion » Santeria Church of ...


Oct 16, 2013 ... One of the most common questions I receive through our church's Facebook page and through our Contact Us page is some variation of How ...

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BBC - Religion: Santeria


Santeria (Way of the Saints) is an Afro-Caribbean religion based on Yoruba beliefs and traditions, with some Roman Catholic elements added. The religion is  ...

Santeria - National Geographic


Santeria was brought to the New World by African slaves. They believe their deities are living things, with the same needs as other beings. But each one has the ...

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Santería. International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences | 2008. COPYRIGHT 2008 Thomson Gale. Santería. WORLDVIEW. RITUALS AND CEREMONIES.