(o-ree-shah-nLAH) literally means the "Huge Orisha" and it is another name for Obatala, maker of the earth. The term is also used to refer to a number of lesser orishas created from bits of his body and watch over the elements. The Eshu use the name to mean the Inanimae.

References Edit

  1. CTDKithbook: Eshu, p. 27.
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