A Babaylan refers to a priestess.
Among the known functions of babaylans are:
- Praying to a deity to grant a wish
- Officiating weddings
- Praying for the soul of the dead
- Curing the sick
Among the cultures known to have babaylans are diwatas, Hathors and Punjabwes.
The nymfa who presided over the initiation rite of Luna may also be a babaylan.
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