Shango: Orisha of Justice and Protection
Call upon the Orisha Shango, known as the "King of Santeria", when you are in need of justice or protection and guidance in matters of love,...
The batea for Shango is an important religious object used in the worship of this Orisha, and serves as a container for offerings and other ritual elements in Yoruba, Santeria, and other spiritual traditions. Shango, also known as Sango, Chango, or Xango, is a powerful deity associated with thunder, lightning, and fire.
The batea for Shango is used in rituals and ceremonies dedicated to this powerful Orisha. It is typically filled with offerings such as fruits, vegetables, and other foods, as well as items like candles, incense, and religious icons or symbols. The batea may also be used to hold sacrificial animals, which are offered to Shango as a sign of devotion and respect.
During the ritual, the batea is often placed on an altar or other sacred space, and offerings are made to Shango while prayers and songs are sung. The batea may also be used in divination practices, as a tool for reading messages from the spirit world.