Obatala is called "The Owner of All Heads" 

and "The King of the White  Cloth".

He represents coolness of thought, wisdom, and clarity.

Obatala fashioned the bodies of mankind.

He is also the special guardian of those people who

 suffer from mental illness, birth defects, 

drug  addiction, and alcoholism.

Obatala's color is white, 

and his ornaments are made of silver.

His number is 8

His feast day is celebrated on September 24th.

Some of the animals associated with Obatala are:

the elephant and the snail


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