ABOUT THIS ORIXÁ
The justice when done by this deity punishes liars, thieves and criminals.
Its symbol is the two bladed axe and it remembers a man carrying fire on his head. In Bahia, the faithful people wear necklaces of red and white beads.
Xangô corresponds to St. Jerome in the cultural religions of Brazil.
Commemorative Date: September 30
Food: Agebô (okra, honey and oil palm), Amala (okra and shrimp powder) and white corn meal (manioc flour)