What does it mean to receive Orula?
The Mano de Orula ceremony is one of the most important initiations within the Lukumi tradition. Awo Fakan for men or Ikofa Fun for women is a three-day-long ceremony that can only be performed by Babalawos. It is also said that receiving Mano de Orula protects the initiate from an early death.
What is mano de Orula for?
“Mano de Orula is a three-day ceremony that I went through. That is what the bracelet means. It is a process in which you find out your own individual destiny. You find out what your individual life is about, what it means, and then how you should live to fulfill that specific destiny.
What is an Orula bracelet?
The Orula Santeria Babalawo bracelet brings a bit of Luck and Good Karma into your jewelry collection. It’s a personal amulet that offers the wearer protection, communion, and control over the spiritual realm. You can comfortably wear this amulet protection bracelet all day long.
What does a yellow and green bracelet mean?
The key features of the Salvation Bracelet are the colored beads. Green bead to represent growth. Yellow to represent Heaven.
Can I wear an Orula bracelet?
It should be the first ceremony anyone receives in the Santaria religion. At the end of this you can wear the green and yellow bracelet that signifies you know who your Orisha is and have taken the ceremony. The only way to really know your true Orisha and sign is to take the ceremony. It is not for the faint hearted.
What happens if your Orula bracelet breaks?
They indicate the pact that Orula made with death so that he did not touch his children until Orula ruled that his destiny on earth was over. When the iddé (bracelet) or necklace (eleke) is broken, the person should contact their godfather of Ifa (Babalawo), because he may be in danger.
What orisha is yellow and green?
|Olokún||Ocean||Dark blue, red, coral, green|
|Nana Burukú||Lagoon||Black, mauve|
|Oshún||River||Amber, yellow, coral|
What does wearing a green bracelet mean?
Green Wristbands Green signifies certain disabilities and disorders such as cerebral palsy, Tourette syndrome, nephrotic syndrome, and gastroparesis. Organ donation is also represented by a green wristband, along with bone marrow donation, tissue donation, and organ transplant and organ donation awareness.
How much does mano de Orula cost?
Costs range between 450 CUC to 1,000 CUC in Havana and US $900 – $2,000. You pay the Babalawo of your choice direct and although we can introduce you to different priests, the decision and responsibility to take the ceremony is completely yours.
Can you sleep with Elekes on?
The Elekes ceremony involves a Godparent consecrating the necklaces and giving them Ashé through a series of ritual songs, baths, and sacrifices (Ebo). Elekes should be worn at all times except when sleeping, bathing, drinking alcohol, or having sex.
Which Orisha represents Green?
What does a black wrist band mean?
Black wristbands display mourning and advocate sleep disorders. Black bracelets may also represent prisoners of war, 9/11, gang prevention, skin cancer research or counter-culture movements.