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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 26. Chapters: Orisha, Shango, Obatala, Olorun, Eshu, Yemaja, Olokun, Ogoun, Oya, Orunmila, Oshun, Babalu Aye, Miguel A. De La Torre, Ibeji, Anima Sola, Church of Lukumi Babalu Aye v. City of Hialeah, The Believers, Letra del ano, Oxossi. Excerpt: Santeria is a syncretic religion of West African and Caribbean origin, also known as Regla de Ocha, La Regla Lucumi, or Lukumi. Its liturgical language, a dialect of Yoruba, is also known as Lucumi. Priests are commonly known as "olorishas" or owner of Orisa. Once those priests have initiated other priests, they become known as babalorishas, "fathers of orisha" (for men), and as iyalorishas, "mothers of orisha" (for women). Any priest can commonly be referred to as Santeros and Santeras (depending on gender), and if they function as diviners of the Orishas they can be considered Italeros, or if they go through training to become leaders of initiations, they are known as Oba or Oriate. Considered to be highest in rank are priests of Ifa (ee-fah), which in santeria is an all male group. Ifa Priests receive...