Shango or Chango

is the Orisha of thunder, the drums and dance.

He is a warrior King, and we salute him by saying 

"Cabio sile Shango" when thunder is heard.

His number is 6

His colors are red and white

Offerings to Shango include:

green bananas, hot cornmeal and okra,

 and red apples.

His symbol is a double-headed axe.

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His animals are the rooster and the turtle.  

His feast day is December 4th.


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