Shango Ebbo, September 22, 2016

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On September 22, 2016 Ile Baalat Teva held our yearly ebbo for Shango, the Yoruba deity of fire, charisma, martial arts, and dance among other important aspects of life. Unfortunately, there weren’t enough men to have the wrestling competition this year, but we did engage in some good heated debate. …

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Eshu Day Ebbo, June 23, 2016

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On June 23, 2016, the Eshu Day ebbo hosted by Ile Baalat Teva, was held at Sheloya’s home.  There could only be a few photos, but the men who attended assure that it was a good event. For those unfamiliar with the June ebbo for Eshu, in many traditions it…

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Yemaya Day 2015

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On December 31, 2015, Ile Baalat Teva held our 4th annual Yemaya Day ceremony/ebbo.  This time, Yemaya, Olokun, and Oya brought is a storm.  It was fitting since it had been a very hard year for many of us in the ile, full of turbulence and change.  We weathered the…

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Golden Fish Ceremony January 2015

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We gave offerings for protection and prosperity.  In this case, it was a very nice fish stuffed with money and sweet things. It went very well, and later I will post more photos with items for home protection.  This is very important because where there are some things the Obeah-person…

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