Santa Marta la Dominadora / Saint Martha the Dominator/Lubana
Lubana is a Guedasa from the Black division, who works in the cemetery along with Baron Del Cementerio, La Barona, Papa Guede and Guedelia. She is a force of hot energy in the form of a snake.; she is associated with fire, and invoked to dominate the ground and the five senses.
In Dominican vodou Lubana is not associated with any catholic Saint, she is associated with Marta La Dominadora. Marta La Dominadora origins can be traced back to Africa, legend has it she dominated a snake using her powerful flute saving a little boy from harm..
Her feast day is July 29
Her colors are: Green, purple, black, red, brown, when working with her we use strong dark colors.
She loves to work with oil lamps, snake oil carabanchel oil, and iguereta oil etc.?
Numbers are: 5,8, 9 and 29 Her elements are earth and fire