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 these slaves. SanterÃa: the religion: a legacy of faith, rites, and magic user review - not available - book verdict an anthropologist and leading authority on santeria, the. A misconception about santería is that it's a polytheistic religion, or one that worships many gods this isn't strictly true there is one supreme god in the. Cnn's patrick oppmann reports on the rise of santeria in cuba it's an ancient religion that mixes catholicism and african faiths.
Santeria is an integrated system of beliefs from the yoruba religion, roman catholic and native american traditions the elements of yoruba. The yoruba faith the yoruba people are descendants from a variety of west african communities they are united by geography, history, religion and most importantly. Santeria is essentially an african way of worship drawn into a symbiotic relationship with catholicism the encyclopedia of religion, ed marcea eliade. Religion in cuba (2010) in the religion of santeria the emphasis of conscious existence binds the understanding of nature, the higher powers. The paperback of the santeria: the religion: faith, rites, magic by migene gonzalez-wippler at barnes & noble free shipping on $25 or more.
Standard library project: santaria / yoruban print media: 1) living santeria: rituals and experiences in an afro-cuban religion, by mason, michael. Santeria: the religion: faith, rites, magic 22 likes brought to cuba as slaves, the yoruba people of west africa preserved their religion's heritage by. The uses of plants in healing in an afro-cuban religion, santeria george brandon city university of new york medical school although plants have long been known to.
Santería’s roots can be traced to the lucumí religion, which was practiced by the yoruba tribes of modern-day benin and nigeria slaves from west africa were. Santeria is the most visible religion in cuba read more on the santeria african religions and how they are practised and appreciated by the people. Get information, facts, and pictures about santeria at encyclopediacom make research projects and school reports about santeria easy with credible articles from our.
Santeria (santería in spanish, meaning way of the saints) is a set of related religious systems that fuse roman catholic beliefs with traditional yorùbá beliefs. Why do you call your religion santeria and yourselves santera/santeros if you don't worship saints what/who are the orisha what are egun. The osha: secrets of the yoruba-lucumi-santeria religion in the united states and the americas : initiation, rituals, ceremonies, orishas, divination, plants, s. The santeria church of the orishas is dedicated to the worship of olodumare, the orishas and egun in the santeria/lucumi tradition.
Santeria is a faith that blends west african magic with caribbean tradition and roman catholicism learn more about what santeria is. Santeria: the beliefs and rituals of a growing religion in america (review) sheriden booker african studies review, volume 48, number 2, september 2005, pp 199-201. If anyone is uncertain about posting a topic please e-mail me is santeria mistaken for other religions in our journal article under syncretism some information is.
Religions of the world menu santeria: a syncretistic african/roman catholic religion santeria is also known as: regla de ocha, la regla lucumi, lukumi, etc. Visual ethnographic exploration of the afro-caribbean religion of santeria as it exists in my experience as a puerto rican - american woman from new jersey. Santeria religion cuba, history, practice, supreme court ruling. Santeria and voodoo are religions practiced by people who believed in one god that is served by several spirits both religions also believe in possession of the. “santería,” the lucumi way botanicas selling the religious articles, herbs, candles, and images of the tradition proliferate in miami, seattle.
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. What is santeria is santeria a mix of african tribal religion with roman catholicism. Santeria is a system of beliefs that merges the yoruba religion -- brought to the new world by african slaves imported to the caribbean to work the sugar. 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.