Say a prayer of your choice each time you put on the necklace.
The 7 African Powers are deities of the Yoruba religion. These deities are known as Orishas. Specifically they are Obatala, Yemaya, Oshun, Eleggua Chango, Orula, and Ogun. Anyone can pray and connects to the 7 African Powers to get guidance and protection. Any religion and any spiritual path because the Orishas are of a pure energy.
Orishas are spiritual beings who have been tasked with maintaining this Earth, watching over the affairs of humanity and each has dominion over a portion of nature. Each Orisha is identified with natural forces as well as with human interests or endeavors. These Orishas are mediators between humanity and the Supreme Being.
Pray to Orishas because they are already in heaven, and they can intercede for you. In moments of anxiety, you need to hope and believe in something that helps you recover faith and maintain peace in your life.
Bead necklaces can be worn as a rite of passage that helps change a person’s destiny for the better. Think of it as a prescription that should be undertaken by those who have a need for it to heal their lives. “Eleke” means beads, and the elekes are simple bead necklaces in the patterns and colors of Orishas, Saints, and Gods. It is a good idea to wear it to clear the mind of negativity and connect to higher guidance.
Approximately 34 inches long.