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Necklace (Ileke)

The necklace of babaluaye is received in a ceremony that lasts one night and is performed by one or more santeras or santeros that have received the saint Babaluaye. This ceremony includes a cleansing with grains that is called ajuar. This ceremony is mainly received to free yourself of skin diseases. After receiving the ceremony the follower must not eat any grains. Only grains like wheat, corn and rice are allowed.


Babaluaye is received by santeros and santeras. The ceremony of Babaluaye lasts 3 days and includes an Ita.