Top Myths and Misconceptions of Santeria
Santeria is plagued by misconceptions. Here are the seven top myths about Santeria.
Obatala means "King of the white cloth." This title refers to a particularly soft and beautiful white fabric associated with Yoruba kings. To call an Orisha the Chief of White Cloth is to make a symbolic reference to that substance which makes consciousness possible....it is a reference to the fabric which binds the universe together.