Secrets of Santeria

Consult a high priest of the Afro-Cuban religion Santeria. The babalawo will consult Olorun, the all-seeing divine entity, about your past, present and future. After writing your name and date of birth, he embarks on a ritual of chanting in Yoruba. As you face your open palms towards him he will splash water from half a coconut shell, tap the table, click his fingers and throw down a chain hung with discs of coconut rind.

“African traditions in Cuba are expressed in the most unusual and colorful ways. Walk with me on the streets of Cayo Hueso in Centrohabana, and learn of the Osha Ifa.”

Elias Asself

AfroCuban religion expert - Cuba Private Travel Team

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