Monthly Archive: February, 2014

1st Annual International Candomblé Symposium

Over the years there have been many workshops and presentations in the United States about Candomblé, but this event is, to my knowledge, the first of its kind. If you’ll be in Chicago… Continue reading

Getting Involved in Candomble III: Which Orixa rules my head?

by Iya Melissa In Candomble, it is very common for an abiyan to belong to a terreiro for years before they become an initiate.  There are several factors that lead to prolonged periods… Continue reading

Basic Hierarchical Terms

    Understanding the hierarchical structure of Candomble takes a lot of time.  Here are some terms used to describe specific classes of people within Candomble that are used often in this blog:… Continue reading