Aganju: The Orisha of Volcanoes and Wilderness
Dive into the world of Aganju, the Yoruba deity of wilderness. Discover his legends, symbols, connections with other Orishas, and ways to honor him.
Orisha Aganjú is the personified spirit of the volcano and of the open spaces of wilderness in the Lukumi/Santería tradition which took shape in Cuba but originated among the Yoruba people of Southwestern Nigeria. One cannot understand Santería unless one looks at Santería’s antecedents.