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Babalochas and Iyalochas: Center of the santería

They are the fathers (babá in Yoruba language) and mothers (iyá) of the saint (ocha). They are the center of the Cuban santeria. After several years of the initiation, and after obtaining the “licence” and the ache (gift), from the orishas, the … Continue reading

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