Hand Made One Of A Kind Spirit Doll with Handmade Clothing
Spirit Dolls are dolls which act as vessels for beings of powerful spirits who can be petitioned for a wide-variety of purposes. These spirits can be the spirits of the dead, familiar-spirits, Divine-beings, a spirit-of-divination, and even spiritual entities which have never had an earthly incarnation. These types of dolls are often found on altars where they are objects of devotion. They are often petitioned with offerings such as water, candy, cigarettes, coffee, etc....to invoke their power in the life of the individual.
Spirit Dolls will communicate to you in various ways. They may enter your dreams, they may speak through your intuition, you may hear them with your physical ears, or they may place strong signs in your path, they may even speak to you through your divination tool.
Approximately 11 inches tall.
Eleggua (also spelled Elegua, Elewa, Elegba or Legba) is the most important of the orishas in Santeria.
The first orisha created by Olodumare and he existed prior to and witnessed creation unfold.
The key to any of our religious practices, for without Elegua’s blessings nothing can proceed, transpire nor succeed in the world.
The owner of all roads, crossroads, and doors.
The power that allows all of the ache in the universe to move from point A to point B.
Elegba allows our prayers to reach the orishas & allows ache to flow in ebó so that our fate may be changed.
He facilitates divination (diloggun, obi, okuele or any other form of divination) by communicating to and for the other orishas, and to Olodumare herself.
Elegua is said to be present everywhere and at all times.
Because of this Eleggua has many aspects or “caminos” (roads) each encapsulating a different area he rules over, or a different personality. Eleggua is the great divine witness to all humanity’s actions.
He is also the first to test our integrity and our word.
Because of this quality many followers of Santeria consider Elegba to be a trickster or a troublemaker.
Eleggua is always propitiated first in every ceremony that we do (after the ancestors have been honored, that is) so that he can open the road and our ebó will reach its destination.
Symbols, Numbers, Colors and Attributes of Elegguá
Number: 3 and 21
Sacred Place in Nature: wild places, the crossroads, truthfully Eleggua lives everywhere (including the river, the ocean, the mountain top, and everywhere else)
Colors: Red and black
Tools: a hooked stick called a garabato
Temperament: Inquisitive, curious, talkative
Syncretized Catholic Saint: Saint Anthony, Saint Martin of Porres, The Holy Child of Atocha