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Obbatala, the king of Orishas.

<span style="font-family: &quot;Bookman Old Style&quot;">Obbatala is the Orisha of highest level, because he was the first to descend to the earth materializing Olofi, therefore he gave life to others.<span> </span>The etymology of his name is "king of all saints".<span> </span>His main mandate is the good for all and he mediates among the Orishas since his word is law and he is respected as such.<span> </span>He represents all that is true, wise and fair.</span> Read More