Obatalá 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 Obatalá who is the creator of the world and humanity. Obatalá 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. 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 Obatalá as it contains all the colors of the rainbow yet is above them.
Obatalá 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 cotton wick (no lead).