WHO IS ORICHAOKO?
WHO IS ORICHAOKO ( ORICHA OKO)?
Orichaoko is an Orisha . In nature represents earth and life in agricultural work and crops, is directly related to agriculture and the countryside. Protector of tillage and plows. It gives strength to life because it provides the means of support of it giving enough food to live. Is strongly related to Oggún and Olokun
Saki comes from territory west of Oyo. It is considered the arbiter of disputes, especially among women, but often is the judge of disputes between the Orishas. It is a painstaking worker and a keeper of secrets, it is said that his testicles hang down to the ground, his iron chastity. Is providing food to the world, as the earth itself.
Ensures the prosperity of crops, their messengers are bees and represents prosperity and fertility, so women turn to him sterile. Form an important trilogy with Oke and Oggue responsible for the crops, the rains, the inner fire capable of splitting the land and animals.
It has two personalities, the day represents the pure and perfect man, night dresses up Iku (death). Receive Yewá corpses and gives it sends Oya via Babalu Aye. Also live on the roofs. Its name comes from Yorùbá Òrìsá Oko (Wrought Orisha). Not received as tutelary Orisha in this case is to pray Yemaya Orisha Oko.
His color is red and white. His number is 7 and its multiples. He greets Maferefún Orisha Oko!
Son of Obbatala and Yenbo. He was the husband of Olokun of who revealed his hermaphrodite condition and although this left him always live together (sea and land), also had an affair with Yemaya, who seduced him to take away the secret of yam and give it to your child Chango .
Speaking in Eyeunle diloggún by (8), Eyioko (2) and Oddi (7).
Utensils:Its receptacle is a crock painted red and white and contains plowed land, in some cases the land itself is your place. His attributes are two dry coconuts, upload and painted red and white (and EFUN Osun), plowed land, a small jar with a secret, a hand of snails, 7 snails corkscrew or land, a shingle painted white with 7 red stripes, an OTA collected in the field and its tool, consisting of a farmer, with his umbrella and two oxen pulling the plow. His Elekes are made of white beads with a small red line, also by a shortage of this type of account are made by inserting seven roses or lilacs accounts and 7 accounts pale azure (blue).
OfferiHe is offered all harvested fruits, all kinds of dried meats, yams, beans, etc. He immolated goats, pigeons and rooster. Its Ewe are bibijagua or bell, red vine, vine partridge, guarana vine, vine milk, sweet potatoes, hump, yams, peregún, cherimoya and peony.
Characteristics of Omo Orichaoko:
They are discrete persones, hardworking and responsible. Earrings of people that somehow depend on them. They also have a clear mind. His righteousness is governed by the desire for the common good. There are parties and womanizing friends also have extraordinary respect for the human being.