Obatal is the kindly father of all the orishas and all humanity. He is also the owner of all heads and the mind. Though it was Olorun who created the universe, it is Obatal, who is the creator of the world and humanity.
Obatal is the source of all that is pure, wise, peaceful and compassionate. He has a warrior side though, through which he enforces justice in the world.
Areas of Influence: Knowledge, leadership, fatherhood, justice and the legal system, geology, people with special needs, the military
His color is white which is often accented with red, purple and other colors to represent his/her different paths. White is most appropriate for Obatal as it contains all the colors of the rainbow yet is above them.
Obatal is also the only Orisha that has both male and female paths.
Measures 2 3/8 inches wide x 8 inches tall and burns for approximately 120 hours.
Made of 100% Paraffin Wax with a clean burning lead free cotton wick.
Color pigment & images may vary from photo.
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