Ellegua is the opener of the doors; the messenger of the gods; he is a great diviner who does not need an oracle to see the future; he owns the keys to all doors, and to evil as well as to good; he seems to take pleasure in creating compromising situations and trouble between human beings; he can be equally cruel and generous.
Attributes: A forked tree branch, a whistle, the cement head that represents him with cowrie shells for eyes and mouth, and a straw hat.
Colors: Red & Black
Day of the Weeks: Monday and the 3rd of each month.
Number: 3 & 21
Offerings: Toys, Keys, Straw Hat, Mouse Trap, Guns, Coconuts & Toasted Corn.