Of all the Orishas, he has the most aspects (forms), including Pombagira (Candomble), a wantonly sexual prostitute, and Papa Legba (Vodoun) an elderly man. He is considered a trickster, a player of pranks; in some traditions he is malefic, bringing harm to those who neglect their obligations. In Lukumi, he is a guardian of doorways, and effigies of Elegua are used to protect homes.
His number is 3. Opens doors to communication and promotes change.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.