Eleggua (also known as Elegba, Legba, Elewa, or Eshu)
Is the most important of the Yoruba Orisha pantheon. He is the owener of the crossroads and his spirits is behind every door and a pathway. Without Eleggua the universal power cannot flow in this world that is why is his always propitiated first in every ceremony. He is also a trickster God, constanly challenging humanity’s intergity at every turn, his very complex yet simple.
Elegga is often depicted as a young man or boy with a cane and a mischievous smirk